Andrew Daniel Lerner, M.D.

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  • Director of Interventional Pulmonology, Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Airway Disorders, Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound Bronchoscopy (EBUS), Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Lung Diseases, Lung Nodules, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Navigation Bronchoscopy, Percutaneous Tracheostomy, Pleural Diseases, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Thoracentesis, Thoracic Cancer, Thoracoscopy more

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Andrew Lerner, M.D., is a clinical instructor of medicine in the pulmonary and critical care medicine department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as well as the director of interventional pulmonology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He practices out of Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. Dr. Lerner is part of the Sibley Memorial Hospital Lung Nodule and Lung Cancer Screening Clinic, the Multidisciplinary Pulmonary and Thoracic Surgery Clinic, and the Multidisciplinary Thoracic Tumor Board Conference. 

Dr. Lerner has an expertise in minimally invasive procedures for the early diagnosis and treatment of malignant and non-malignant diseases of the airways, lungs and pleura. He is experienced in advanced diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy, including endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) bronchoscopy, navigational bronchoscopy, rigid bronchoscopy, tumor ablative techniques, airway stent placement, airway dilation, radial EBUS, conventional transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA), bronchial thermoplasty, whole lung lavage and percutaneous lung biopsy; as well as percutaneous tracheostomy, tunneled pleural catheter placement, thoracentesis, tube thoracoscopy, medical thoracoscopy, chemical pleurodesis and upper endoscopy (EGD/PEG) placement. 

Dr. Lerner earned his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, followed by a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Lerner then completed a two-year advanced fellowship in interventional pulmonology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, including a chief fellowship year. He has been involved in multiple research projects in the field and completed a Science of Clinical Investigation Certificate Program at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Lerner has been a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society since 2011 and earned The Johns Hopkins Hospital Patient Safety Star Award in 2016.

Dr. Lerner has contributed to numerous presentations, lectures, publications, book chapters and abstracts. He is a reviewer for several research journals. Dr. Lerner has various research interests and is currently involved in research projects focusing on EBUS bronchoscopy, lung cancer diagnosis and staging, and other topics. 

Confidential email to reach Dr. Lerner for any questions: [email protected]. more


  • Director of Interventional Pulmonology, Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; The George Washington University School of Medicine (2009)


  • Internal Medicine; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2012)


  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; University of California San Diego School of Medicine (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) (2016)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2012)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) (2014)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Lerner, AD, Feller-Kopman, D. "Bronchoscopic Techniques Used in the Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer." J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 May; 15(5):640-647.

Porcel, JM, Lul, MM, Lerner, AD, Davies, HE, Feller-Kopman, D, Lee, YC. "Comparing approaches to the management of malignant and pleural effusions." Expert Rev Respir Med. 2017 Apr; 11(4):273-284. doi: 10.1080/17476348.2017.1300532. Epub 2017 Mar 8. 

Lee, HJ, Coleman, B, Lerner, AD, Feller-Kopman, D, Semaan, R, Frimpong, B, Yarmus, L. "Procedural learning perspectives of pulmonary fellows and practitioners." J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2017 Jul; 24(3):200-205. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000362.

Semaan, RW, Lee, HJ, Feller-Kopman, D, Lerner, AD, Mallow, CM, Thiboutot, J, Arias, SA, Yarmus, LB. "Same-day computed tomographic chest imaging for pulmonary nodule targeting with electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy may decrease unnecessary procedures." Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Dec; 13(12):2223-2228.

Lerner, AD, Yarmus, L, Gorden, JA, Gilbert, CR. "Intrabronchial valves for persistent air-leaks: What's the verdict?" Expert Rev Respir Med. 2016 Oct 3:1-3. 

Activities & Honors


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Society, Alpha Chapter, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
  • Patient Safety Star Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2016

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Fundamentals of Bronchoscopy
    Invited Speaker, Baltimore, Maryland (07/01/2017)
    University of Maryland
  • Pulmonary CME Course
    Invited Speaker, Annual Meeting, Sixth Annual EBUS and Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy, Cambridge, Maryland (07/01/2017)
  • Invited Speaker, Symposium, Washington, D.C. (05/01/2017)
    American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • Invited Speaker, Forum, 1st Shanghai Forum of Interventional Pulmonology, Shanghai General Hospital, Shanghai, China (03/01/2017)
    Chinese Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (CABIP)
  • Pulmonary CME Course
    Invited Speaker, CME Course, Seventh Annual Evaluation and Management of Pleural Disease, Baltimore, Maryland (02/01/2017)
    Johns Hopkins Medicine

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