Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurology

Aparajitha Verma, MD

Aparajitha K. Verma, MD

Director, Houston Methodist Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Program
Director, Houston Methodist San Jacinto Sleep Lab 

Methodist Neurological Institute
Department of Neurology

Assistant Professor
Weill Cornell Medical College

6560 Fannin Street, Suite 802
Houston, Texas 77030

Phone: 713-441-3961

Dr. Aparajitha Verma is Director of the Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Program; Divisions of Neurophysiology and Sleep Disorders. Her primary clinical and research interests are in the management of patients with sleep disorders as well as electrodiagnostic medicine and intra-operative monitoring. She is committed to improving the awareness among public and medical personnel about the important role of sleep on general health, medical and neurological conditions.

Dr. Verma received her medical degree from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India. She completed two years of Internal Medicine residency at the Marshfield Clinic, Wisconsin and a residency in Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year. She completed a year of fellowship in Sleep Medicine followed by a year of fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Texas Health Science center at Houston.

Clinical Expertise:

  • Sleep apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Parasomnias
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Narcolepsy/ Idiopathic hypersomnia
  • Intra operative monitoring
  • Sleep monitor study

Research Interests:

Understanding the patho-physiology of sleep disorders and to develop methods for improving quality of life of patients and advance the awareness among public and the medical personnel regarding the importance of sleep on general health and its effect on medical and neurological conditions.

Education:

M.D - Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India
Neurology Residency - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Sleep Medicine Fellowship - University of Texas Health Science Center
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship - University of Texas Health Science Center

Board Certification:

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Board Certified 2006
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Board Certified 2007
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Board Certified 2009