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Ashok K. Verma, M.D.

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Ashok K. Verma, M.D.



  • Neuromuscular Medicine - Psych & Neuro
  • Neurology (Psychiatry & Neurology)


English, Hindi

Clinical Areas

Neuromuscular diseases, including ALS; neurological complications of HIV infection; complex neurological diagnosis; mitochondrial disorders    

American Board of Electrodiagnosis


  • Neurology (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology)
  • American Board of Psych & Neuro-Neuromuscular Medicine
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)


  • Director, Kessenich Family MDA-ALS Center and MDA Clinics
  • Professor of Clinical Neurology

Research Interests

Cause and cure of ALS, pathogenesis and treatment of HIV-associated neuropathies, molecular genetics and pathogenesis of motochondrial disorders


Pharmacia Upjohn Young Investigator Award
Perez Scheinberg Neuroscience Research Award
Academic Gold Medal
National Merit Scholarship, Board of Secondary Education, India


1995 Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami - Affiliated Medical Education Program
1990 Fellowship
John Fogarty Fellowship, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
1983 D.M.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
1980 M.D.
University of Rajasthan


Clinical interest includes neuromuscular diseases, including ALS, neurological complications of HIV disease, and motochondrial disorders. Scientific interest includes research to find the cause and cure of ALS, pathogenesis and treatment of HIV-associated neuropathies, and clinical research in mitochondrial disorders. 

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