Sunil P. Verma, M.D. is board-certified and fellowship trained Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon. Dr. Verma has been featured on the Discovery Channel and as a medical expert numerous times on CBS for The Doctors TV Show.
Dr. Verma obtained his undergraduate degrees at Dartmouth College and then went on to U.S.C. where he received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine. From there completed residency in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at Los Angeles County –USC Hospital. Dr. Verma then completed his fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Laryngology where he received advanced training in the management of voice, swallowing and breathing disorders under a team of world-renowned surgeons and scientists.
Dr. Verma is able to offer patients specialized care due to his unique training and broad skill set. Using state-of-the-art equipment, he is able to diagnose conditions that are difficult to recognize. He is able to perform minimally invasive procedures such as laser surgery, vocal fold injections and transnasal esophagoscopy in the office instead of the operating room. Dr. Verma is an expert in the management of throat and laryngeal cancer. Using specialized instruments including microscopes and lasers, Dr. Verma is able to perform surgery for cancer in a way to preserve normal anatomy, while removing cancerous tissue, preserving function and improving patient’s quality of life.
As an Associate Professor at the University of California, Irvine, he enjoys teaching medical students and resident physicians. He is an active educator, and has been asked to speak at numerous conferences. Dr. Verma authored the textbook “Laryngeal Dissection and Surgical Guide” as well as over forty scientific publications and book chapters.
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 recently named an ARISE award winner for his achievements as an Innovator at UC Irvine Health.
Dr Verma sees patients in both Orange and Irvine.