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Ari Benjamin Lerner, M.D.


25-15 Crescent Street
Astoria, New York 11102

Phone: (718) 932-1740
Fax: (718) 728-1730



  • Pain Medicine/Management Fellowship – 2006St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center,
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
  • Anesthesiology Residency – 2005
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn NY
    Advanced clinical tracks-Obstetrics, Cardio-Thoracic Anesthesia
  • Medicine Internship – 2002
    Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island NY
  • Doctor of Medicine – 2001
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn NY
  • Post-baccalaureate – 1997
    CUNY Queens College, Flushing NY
  • Bachelor of Arts – 1993
    Psychology SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook NY


  • Founder/President, Precision Anesthesia P.C., Precision Pain Management, P.C. – 9/2007-presentProvide anesthesia services to ambulatory surgery centers and medical offices in New York area. Pain
    management medical provider specializing in interventional procedures. References available upon request.
  • Pain Medicine Consultant – 9/2007-12/2008Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Astoria NY. Conducted pain management including interventional procedures
    for patients of all age groups and disabilities, Provided coverage and evaluated patients as above during
    regularly scheduled clinic sessions.
  • Assistant Professor – 6/2006-8/2007Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Astoria NY, Performed anesthesiology and pain management consistent with
    my training and certification, Launched pain management out patient office. Monitored and cared for patients in
    recovery room setting.
  • Mental Health Worker – 1996-1997Long Island Jewish-Hillside Hospital, Manhasset NY. Developed therapeutic relationships with psychiatric
    patients. Assisted doctors and nurses with patient care, Documented patient progress and response to drug
    treatments. Helped to maintain unit safety.
  • Community Training Specialist 1993-1995Young Adult Institute, Brooklyn NY. Counseled and conducted discussion groups of mild to moderate mentally
    disabled and autistic adults. Procured and supervised volunteer sites, trained clients.

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine-American Board of Anesthesiology – 9/2007
  • Anesthesiology-American Board of Anesthesiology – 4/2006


  • New York State Medical License-Active
  • New Jersey Medical License-Active

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Astoria New York – 2006-presentPrivileged in Anesthesia and Pain Management
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, New York New York – 2009-presentPrivileged in Pain Management

Professional Memberships

  • Medical Society of State of New York – 2010-present
  • American Medical Association – 2001-present
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists – 2001-present
  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists – 2001-present
  • International Spine Intervention Society – 2008-present

Volunteer Experience

  • Emergency Medical Technician-Ambulance driver/operator – 1994-1997
    Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Glen Oaks NY. Received certification in and provided emergency
    medical services to patients. Drove and operated ambulance.

Awards and Honors

  • Grand Rounds Presentation: – 3/2007Lower Back Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment

    Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Queens NY

  • Grand Rounds Presentation: – 11/2005Intracranial Hypotension

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn NY

  • Recipient: – 200-2001Award for Academic Excellence in Anesthesiology

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY


  • Founder and President – 1997-1999Surgery Club

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn NY

  • Vice President – 1997-1999American Medical Association Student Section

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn NY

Arrange an Appointment Today – Pain Management Specialists of New York

When you are suffering from chronic pain, arrange an appointment with a doctor at Pain Management Specialists of New York. In a caring supportive environment, discover what treatments are available to alleviate your symptoms. Arrange an appointment with a physician Board Certified and fellowship trained in pain management. Please call us at  (718) 932-1740.