Sunil P. Verma, M.D., M.B.A.

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Sunil P. Verma, M.D., M.B.A. is board-certified and fellowship-trained in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

After pursuing his undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College, Dr. Verma completed medical school and residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California. He then completed a fellowship in Laryngology under a team of world-renowned surgeons and scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2020 he received an executive MBA at the Merage School of Business at UC Irvine.

Dr. Verma is an expert in the management of voice, breathing, and swallowing disorders, and is well known for taking care of the most complex of conditions. He regularly treats singers, actors, and other professional voice users. Using state-of-the-art equipment, he is able to perform numerous procedures, such as laser surgery and vocal fold injections, in the office rather than the operating room. Dr. Verma performs minimally-invasive laser-assisted surgery for laryngeal cancer, vocal fold lesions, Zenker’s diverticulum, and airway stenosis with the goal of preserving normal anatomy, improving function and enhancing his patients’ quality of life.

As a Clinical Professor at the University of California, Irvine, he enjoys teaching medical students and resident physicians. Dr. Verma is an active educator, and regularly travels throughout the country and internationally to teach other surgeons. He co-wrote a textbook “Laryngeal Dissection and Surgical Guide,” and has authored over 40 scientific publications and numerous book chapters. He is the medical director of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as is an Assistant Dean in Clinical Affairs for UCI School of Medicine.

Dr. Verma has been honored numerous times as one of the “Best Doctors in America,” and has been recognized by the Orange County Medical Association as a “Physician of Excellence.” He was also recognized by Super Doctors as a Southern California Rising Stars Award recipient and was named an ARISE award winner for his achievements as an Innovator at UC Irvine Health. He has been featured on the Discovery Channel and as a medical expert numerous times on CBS for The Doctors TV Show.

Dr. Verma sees patients in both the Orange and Irvine offices. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

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They were prompt and friendly. Parking can be tricky but my appt was at 9 am and I was back on my way home by 9:30 am. Kind doctor and nurses.
Dr. Verma took the time to listen to my concerns and thoughtfully discuss my condition and treatment options. I’m sure his schedule is packed but I felt heard and was never rushed.
Dr. Verma and entire staff were Outstanding, before, during and after my procedure…
Great providers, Dr Armstrong, Dr Verma, all assistances, and staff, they are the best, the most knowledgeable and professional as well as friendly as can be.
Great facility. Modern equipment. Highly competent staff. Very knowledgeable and competent doctor
Dr Verma and his staff are great, always answer any questions i have and will continue going there for my treatments
They were great took the fear away from me now I’m ready for my surgery.
Dr. Verma is the best ENT around. Always have a great appointment. He explains and encourages and is super knowledgeable, with a calm demeanor. Highly recommend him!
I couldn’t ask for a better experience with a Doctor and staff. Dr. Verma put me at ease and walked me through the Vocal fold injection process. He made it an easy experience and he was always informative and willing to answer questions. I felt heard and never rushed.
Dr. Verma is absolutely amazing! He takes his time to address any concerns and answer all the questions. I had a procedure done and felt comfortable the entire process.
Dr. Verma is awesome. He takes the time to answer any questions or concerns you may have without making you feel rushed. He’s very skilled at what he does, and his staff is very friendly. I highly recommend him!!
Dr Verma is very professional and knowledgeable. He has a kind and pleasant demeanor. I always get in earlier than my appointment time.
Dr. Verma was warm, kind, spent adequate time, seemed incredibly knowledgeable. Despite not knowing exactly what I’m experiencing, he was confident in a course of action. His staff was very nice as well.
All the Dr’s, Nurse’s & Staffs of the UCI are amazing!! They are very polite, loving, kind, and all around great Team!! Special thanks to Doctor Verma for all the work that you’re done for my dad. Our family sincerely appreciate all of you very much!!
Dr. Verma and his staff were totally professional. I came in from Palm Springs and it truly was worth the ride. I have what’s called a ZINKER. He had to put a tube down my nose to examine me. I didn’t feel a thing.Forgot to mention I’m a big baby. All in all it was a very good experience. Thank you Dr. Verma


Dr-Verma - Voice and Swallowing Doctor - Sunil Verma MD is an online resource for patients and physicians to learn more about common voice, swallowing, breathing and throat disorders. Throat complaints, from cough to cancer, are a common reason for patients to seek medical treatment. This website developed as a result of Dr. Sunil Verma's passions: that of education, patient care, and interest in technology.

  • Orange Location
    101 The City Drive South,
    Pavilion II
    Orange, CA 92868
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    19200 Jamboree Rd,
    Irvine, CA 92612
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