Lauren Kriger Groner, D.O., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Radiology
Weill Cornell Medicine

Lauren Groner, D.O., M.S. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, specializing in Cardiothoracic Imaging.

Dr. Groner earned her B.S. in Physiology at Michigan State University in 2007 and her D.O. from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013. Following a one-year internship at Maimonides Medical Center, Dr. Groner completed a diagnostic radiology residency in 2018 at Atlantic Health System/Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, then a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Imaging in 2019 at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Groner also earned her M.S. in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research at Weill Cornell Medical College in May 2023.

As an early-stage investigator, Dr. Groner’s research focuses on addressing social determinants of health that drive cardiopulmonary health disparities, particularly with regard to lung cancer and cardiovascular disease. She is the principal investigator of the IBREATHE study (funded by Dalio Center for Health Justice), a mixed methods study leveraging implementation science in which she and her team are piloting a multicomponent behavior change intervention to address barriers to equitable, guideline concordant lung cancer screening at the primary care level.

Dr. Groner is a member of the Meyer Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention and Control Group and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Physicians for a National Heath Program—NY Metro Chapter. She is also an engaged member of the CDC Lung Cancer Working Group and NYS Cancer Consortium’s Lung Cancer Screening Action Team (LCSAT), for which she serves on the Legislative and Education subcommittees.