Dr. Kent S. Lerner

Kent S. Lerner, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, and has been in the private practice since 1983. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons, including county and state medical and orthopedic specialty organizations.

Dr. Lerner is well known in the medical community. He has served on the faculty of the New Jersey Medical School Department of Surgery, which involved teaching and lecturing. He takes great pride in continuing education and remains at the forefront of the latest surgical and nonsurgical techniques in his field.

As a sports medicine physician, Dr. Lerner has worked with a wide spectrum of athletes and sports-related injuries. His experience has provided the injured athlete with treatment options to maximize function and minimize recovery time.

Dr. Lerner’s training and experience in occupational medicine has made him an excellent resource for area corporations, municipalities, and associations for the treatment of work-related injuries. He has been instrumental in developing programs for the prevention and treatment of the injured worker.

Curriculmn Vitae:

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1986,
Re-certified: 1994, 2007


University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., B.A. Biology and Psychology, 1973

UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, N.J., M.D., 1978

Medical License:

New Jersey MA 46962, 1979

California G53550, 1984


UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School and Affiliated Hospitals

Orthopedic Residency, 1979 – 1983

Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners, 1979


Fellow American Academy Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1988

Fellow American College of Surgeons, 1988

Medical Society Membership:

The American Medical Association

The Essex County Medical Society

The Medical Society of New Jersey

The Orthopaedic Alumni Society of UMDNJ

The New Jersey Orthopaedic Society

Teaching Appointments

Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery

UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, 1985

Research & Publications:

“A Clinical and Biomechanical Evaluation of the Sliding Compression Screw for Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures”

Presented at the Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Alumni Society of UMDNJ

New Jersey Medical School, May 7, 1993

In Practice Since:

1983, medically licensed in the state of New Jersey since 1979

Continuing Education: Dr. Lerner is committed to furthering his education of Orthopedic Surgery in order to provide patients with the highest quality care possible. Dr. Lerner routinely attends conferences and seminars devoted to outlining new methodologies and techniques associated with orthopedic medicine.