Dr. Verma graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College University of Delhi, India following which he completed a residency in internal medicine at the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens in New York. He was a pulmonary fellow at the Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and a respiratory intensive care fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Dr. Verma is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal, pulmonary critical care and sleep medicine. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He has an MBA in health care management from the Bryant University, RI.
Dr. Verma has written a medical column for a newspaper and been medical editor for a radio program hosting live shows and appeared on TV. He has been on the Governor’s commission to reform health care in Rhode Island. He has been a President of the Rhode Island Medical Society. Dr. Verma is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and American College of Chest Physicians.
He was Chairman, Department of Medicine and Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep medicine at Landmark Medical Center in Rhode Island and was on the Board of Trustees. He has been a Regional Medical Director at United Healthcare and served as subject matter expert on sleep medicine. He has served on multiple boards and been co-chair of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s cornerstone program called Sleep Trends. Presently, he is a Senior Medical Director at Tufts Health Plan.