Dr. Lederer, a board certified ophthalmologist, was born and raised in Warrensburg, Missouri. He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia after completing his undergraduate studies at the William Jewell College in Liberty. Dr. Lederer interned at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, and completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the UMKC Medical Center in Kansas City. He completed his clinical glaucoma fellowship training at Harvard Medical School based at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Lederer has been a frequent lecturer at medical seminars and meeting, delivering presentations on ophthalmic research for the prevention and treatment of glaucoma. He has authored a variety of articles for ophthalmic medical journals and contributed to the production of at least two medical textbooks, Laser Treatment of Glaucoma, and Glaucoma Surgery.
Dr. Lederer has been selected by other medical doctors and Kansas City Magazine as one of the "Best Doctors in Kansas City."
Dr. Lederer currently resides in Leawood with his wife, Marilyn, and their daughter, Julie.