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Alexander Lerner, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
GNH 3550 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 7425


Dr. Lerner graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine in 2002. He completed a transitional year internship at Wilson Memorial Medical Center in Johnson City, NY from 2002 – 2003, and completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, NY in 2007. He then completed a neuroradiology fellowship at USC, where he has remained and is currently a visiting assistant professor of radiology and neuroradiology clinical clerkship coordinator. Dr. Lerner is a participant in radiology at the local, regional and national level. He is an active member of Los Angeles Radiological Society and a member of the American Society of Neuroradiology. He is also an active member of the Radioloc Society of North America. Dr. Lerner has also made an educational presentation at American Society of Spine Radiology in 2008.


Nayyar M, Mayo MC, Shiroishi M, Commins D, Liu CY, Go JL, Kim PE, Zee CS, Law M, Lerner A. Atypical central neurocytoma with metastatic craniospinal dissemination: a case report. Clin Imaging. 2016 Nov - Dec; 40(6):1108-1111. View in: PubMed

Basu T, Bao P, Lerner A, Anderson L, Page K, Stanczyk F, Mishell D, Segall-Gutierrez P. The Effect of Depo Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA) on Cerebral Food Motivation Centers: A Pilot Study using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Contraception. 2016 Oct; 94(4):321-7. View in: PubMed

Shiroishi MS, Cen SY, Tamrazi B, D'Amore F, Lerner A, King KS, Kim PE, Law M, Hwang DH, Boyko OB, Liu CS. Predicting Meningioma Consistency on Preoperative Neuroimaging Studies. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2016 Apr; 27(2):145-54. View in: PubMed

Ma KC, Fernandez JR, Amezcua L, Lerner A, Shiroishi MS, Liu BJ. Design and development of an ethnically-diverse imaging informatics-based eFolder system for multiple sclerosis patients. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2015 Dec; 46 Pt 2:257-68. View in: PubMed

Telles BA, D'Amore F, Lerner A, Law M, Shiroishi MS. Imaging of the Posttherapeutic Brain. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Jun; 24(3):147-54. View in: PubMed

Seltzer J, Lucas J, Commins D, Lerner O, Lerner A, Carmichael JD, Zada G. Ectopic ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma of the sphenoid sinus: case report of endoscopic endonasal resection and systematic review of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Feb; 38(2):E10. View in: PubMed

Sivasundaram L, Hazany S, Wagle N, Zada G, Chen TC, Lerner A, Go JL, D'Amore F, Law M, Shiroishi MS. Diffusion restriction in a non-enhancing metastatic brain tumor treated with bevacizumab - recurrent tumor or atypical necrosis? Clin Imaging. 2014 Sep-Oct; 38(5):724-6. View in: PubMed

Lerner A, Mogensen MA, Kim PE, Shiroishi MS, Hwang DH, Law M. Clinical applications of diffusion tensor imaging. World Neurosurg. 2014 Jul-Aug; 82(1-2):96-109. View in: PubMed

Huhdanpaa H, Hwang DH, Gasparian GG, Booker MT, Cen Y, Lerner A, Boyko OB, Go JL, Kim PE, Rajamohan A, Law M, Shiroishi MS. Image coregistration: quantitative processing framework for the assessment of brain lesions. J Digit Imaging. 2014 Jun; 27(3):369-79. View in: PubMed

Treister DS, Kingston SE, Zada G, Singh M, Jones JG, Mills JN, Lerner A, Boyko OB, Law M, Rajamohan A, Shiroishi MS. Concurrent intracranial and spinal subdural hematoma in a teenage athlete: a case report of this rare entity. Case Rep Radiol. 2014; 2014:143408. View in: PubMed

Shiroishi MS, Booker MT, Agarwal M, Jain N, Naghi I, Lerner A, Law M. Posttreatment evaluation of central nervous system gliomas. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2013 May; 21(2):241-68. View in: PubMed

Lerner A, Shiroishi MS, Zee CS, Law M, Go JL. Imaging of neurocysticercosis. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2012 Nov; 22(4):659-76. View in: PubMed

Go JL, Rothman S, Prosper A, Silbergleit R, Lerner A. Spine infections. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2012 Nov; 22(4):755-72. View in: PubMed

Cui L, Hu XY, Gong SC, Fang XM, Lerner A, Zhou ZY. A massive renal epithelioid angiomyolipoma with multiple metastatic lymph nodes. Clin Imaging. 2011 Jul-Aug; 35(4):320-3. View in: PubMed

Jones J, Lerner A, Kim PE, Law M, Hsieh PC. Diffusion tensor imaging in the assessment of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: a report on preliminary results in 3 cases and review of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Mar; 30(3):E14. View in: PubMed

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