Women in Surgery Section Visitor

Associate Professor Lori Lerner

Boston, USA

Dr Lerner is an Associate Professor of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine and Chief of Urology and the Deputy Chief of Surgery at VA Boston Healthcare System. She is an expert in Male Voiding Dysfunction and prostate surgery, fellowship trained in HoLEP in New Zealand. An academic urologist her entire career, Dr Lerner has been involved in teaching HoLEP to residents and urologists at home, and abroad, for over 18 years. She is currently a member of the American Urological Association’s BPH Guidelines Committee and advocates conscientious approaches to benign prostate disease. Dr Lerner has also been involved in CAUTI initiatives, contributing to the American Urological Associations White Paper on CAUTI. She is a strong advocate of education about surgical energies, particularly laser energy and has been involved in numerous initiatives and courses promoting education and training. Dr Lerner is also interested in, and has published, about issues of importance to women surgeons including pregnancy complications, fertility, and cancer.