Lori B. Lerner, MD, a Urologist with Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center

Get to know Urologist Dr. Lori B. Lerner, who serves patients in Boston, Massachusetts.

As a board-certified urologist, Dr. Lerner serves as Chief of the Urology Department at Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center is a part of the VA Boston Healthcare System, a set of hospitals run by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs in the Greater Boston area. The Jamaica Plain Campus offers ambulatory care, primary care services, and serves as a hub for outpatient care.

Academically, Dr. Lerner also serves as an Associate Professor of Urology in the Department of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM boasts one of the largest and most rapidly growing research programs among U.S. medical schools.

In regards to her education, she earned her medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona in 1994. She then went on to complete her internship in general surgery at the University of Arizona, followed by her residency in urology at Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. She also completed a fellowship in laser surgery and endoscopy at the Bay of Plenty region in New Zealand. 

Thereafter, the doctor became board-certified in urology by the American Board of Urology (ABU). The mission of the ABU is to act for the benefit of the public by establishing and maintaining standards of certification for urologists, as well as by working with certified urologists to achieve lifelong learning to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe, and ethical urologic care. 

Urology, also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs. Urologists specialize in diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system. Patients may be referred to a urologist if their physician suspects they may need treatment for a condition relating to the bladder, urethra, ureters, kidneys, and adrenal glands. 

Learn More about Dr. Lori B. Lerner:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3463227-Lori-Lerner-urologist-White-River-Junction-VT-05009 or through Boston University School of Medicine, https://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm/profile/lori-beth-lerner/

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