Board certified in two specialties, Dr. Verma renewed his certification with the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2015 and became a certified diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine in 2017. He was one of the first primary care physicians in Tulare County to pursue certification in this new subspecialty, which distinguishes a physician as having achieved competency in obesity care.
Dr. Verma has been in private practice in Visalia since 2003. Prior to coming to California, he served for six years as medical director at Mercy Bloomville Medical Center in Bloomville, Ohio.
He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi, India. At the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India, he completed residency programs in both internal medicine and nuclear medicine. One of only four centers of its kind in India, PGIMER is well respected for its role providing physical and intellectual milieu for young scientists working in multiple disciplines of medicine.
Dr. Verma relocated to the United States and served at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio under Program Director Jeffrey Hammersley, M.D. from July 1994 to June 1997.
Having served as principal and sub-investigator on a number of research projects, Dr. Verma has vast experience in hypertension studies and cutting-edge treatment, and has been involved in diagnosing and treating such rare diseases as Takayasu’s arteritis.