Ari Lerner, M.D.

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Ari B. Lerner, MD, is the founder of Pain Management Specialists of New York, with four locations throughout New York City including Astoria, Queens, Midtown East, Manhattan, and Mott Haven and Pelham Bay in the Bronx. Licensed to practice medicine in New York and New Jersey, Dr. Lerner focuses his medical services on pain medicine and specializes in interventional procedures. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in both Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology.

Dr. Lerner received his medical degree at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where he also completed his anesthesia residency and advanced anesthesia tracks in obstetrics and cardiothoracic surgery. Further training included a pain medicine fellowship at the prestigious and highly competitive Pain Medicine Fellowship Program at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center through the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York.

In 2007, Dr. Lerner established Precision Anesthesia P.C. and Precision Pain Management, P.C., medical practices that provided anesthesia and pain management services for ambulatory surgery centers and medical offices throughout the New York City area. His experience includes working as a medical consultant for Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens in Astoria, where he conducted pain management consultations and performed procedures for patients of varying age and disability. He also served as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Mount Sinai Hospital School of Medicine, launched an out-patient pain management office, and monitored and cared for patients in a recovery room setting.

Dr. Lerner maintains hospital privileges at New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital. He is affiliated with several professional organizations, including the Medical Society of State of New York, American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists, New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, and the International Spine Intervention Society.

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Alexis Chaney is a seasoned and board-certified Nurse Practitioner whose journey has been marked by a profound commitment to patient well-being. With a wealth of experience in diverse patient-facing roles, Alexis Chaney brings a comprehensive approach to healthcare, specializing in pain management.

In her current role as a Pain Management Consultant, Alexis Chaney draws upon a comprehensive background in patient care that spans from infants to geriatrics. Her intrinsic motivation, coupled with an unwavering determination to solve complex problems, defines Alexis Chaney's approach to delivering quality care.

An adept relationship builder, Alexis Chaney excels in enabling better communication and outcomes for their patients. Her expertise extends beyond traditional medicine, with knowledge in hormone and thyroid replacement from an integrative medicine perspective.

Education has played a pivotal role in shaping Alexis Chaney's capabilities, culminating in a Masters of Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Central Missouri and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Kansas School of Nursing.

Currently at Pain Management Specialists of New York, Alexis Chaney serves as a Pain Management Consultant, leveraging her extensive experience to bring relief and comfort to patients dealing with chronic and acute pain. This role is a testament to her ability to adapt and excel in various healthcare settings, evident in her prior roles evaluating pediatric patients for autism spectrum disorder, providing psychiatric care, and contributing to Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Pediatrics, and OBGYN clinical specialties.

In Alexis Chaney we have a compassionate and highly skilled practitioner at the forefront of pain management, ensuring our patients receive the personalized care they deserve. We welcome you to experience the expertise and dedication that Alexis Chaney brings to our medical practice.

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Yael Abdurahmanov is a highly motivated and enthusiastic Physician Assistant whose passion for healthcare has evolved into a role as a competent Pain Management Consultant. Yael is a graduate of Touro University School of Health Sciences in Manhattan, NY, where she earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.

Driven by a commitment to broadening medical knowledge and enhancing procedural skills, Yael entered the field with a clear objective: to deliver excellent patient care in a collaborative environment. Her educational journey included a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Drawing from a rich clinical experience, Yael has traversed various medical specialties during her training, including Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedics, and Internal Medicine. Each experience has contributed to Yael's well-rounded expertise and ability to provide comprehensive care to patients.

Yael's journey is marked by a dedication to patient well-being, and as a Pain Management Consultant, she brings a fresh perspective and a wealth of knowledge to address chronic pain concerns. Join us in welcoming Yael Abdurahmanov to our practice—a healthcare professional committed to delivering compassionate and effective pain management services.

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