“I really enjoy patient interaction and tailoring care for each patient.”

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Areas of Expertise

  • Acute & Urgent Care
  • Chronic Cough
  • Complex Medical Conditions
  • Disease Management
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Special Interest in Asthma



George Washington University Medical Center
Washington, D.C.

Internship and Residency

Metropolitan Hospital Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY
1977 and 1979

Medical School

University of Minnesota Duluth School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Duluth, MN

Undergraduate School

University of Minnesota
Duluth, MN

Hospitals Affiliated With

George Washington University Hospital
Sibley Memorial
Suburban Hospital

Professional Associations

American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)

American College of Physicians (FACP)

Academic Appointments

George Washington University Medical School
Clinical Professor of Medicine

Georgetown University Medical School
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine

Personal Interests

Dr. Lerner is has many personal interests, including spending time with his family, playing sports, traveling, and reading.


Dr. Lerner is focused on making your care experience as personal, convenient, and comfortable as possible. He takes the time to fully listen and understand your needs, and then work with you to develop an appropriate plan of action. He wants you to be a full participating partner in your healthcare.