Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurology

Amit Verma, MD

Amit Verma, M.D.

Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program
Director, Divisions of Neurophysiology and Sleep Disorders
Methodist Neurological Institute

Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Houston Methodist Hospital


Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornel Medical College

6560 Fannin Street Suite 802
Houston, Texas 77030

Phone: 713-441-3970


Dr Amit Verma is Director, Comprehenisve Epilepsy Program, Director of the division of Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG, Intra-operative monitoring and Epilepsy Program) and Director of the Neurophysiology fellowship program. His clinical interests include the evaluation of patients with medically refractory epilepsy and sleep disorders.

Dr. Verma received his medical degree at Government Medical College in Amritsar, India, and training in internal medicine at Westchester County Medical Center, New York. Dr. Verma was a Neurology resident at Baylor College of Medicine, a Fellow in Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina and Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine. He is actively involved with both local and national epilepsy organizations and has served as a past Chair of the Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Texas. He has published many articles related to both epilepsy and sleep disorders and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Neurology.

Clinical Interests:

  • EEG
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures
  • Intra operative monitoring
  • Sleep disorders

Research Interests:

Understanding factors that influence outcome and development of methods for improving outcomes following epilepsy surgery Quality of life in Epilepsy patients.  Treatment options for patients with medically intractable epilepsy. Understanding the pathophysiology and development of treatment options for patients with sleep disorders.

Education:

M.D.Government Medical College, Amritsar, India
Neurology Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, Duke University

Board Certification:

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Board Certified
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology, Clinical Neurophysiology & Epilepsy Monitoring
America Board of Sleep Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Board Certified

Selected Publications: