Akshra Verma, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

    About me



    Additional languages spoken


    Education & training

    Primary Care Physician
    Board Certifications
    Internal Medicine
    Medical School
    Devi Ahilaya University in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL - Internal Medicine


    Research Interests
    Safe care transitions from hospital to clinic


    • Devanna S,Pisoh E, Cheema U, Verma A, Ali A. "Endoscopic Cyst-Colostomy "  A Novel Pathway for Draining Pancreatic Abscess from Retroperitonium to the Colon acgmeetings.gi.org/pdfs/ACG12_Preliminary_Program.pdf‎

    • Devanna S, Reddy D, Verma A, Ali A. Hyperammonemia, A look beyond the Liver. American Journal of Gastroenterology 107: S415, Oct 2012
    • Ashwin Shivakumar A, Verma A, Jakoby M. Clinico-pathological Series: A woman with progressive Dysphagia. Carle Selected Papers 2010 (1)
    • Verma A, Moonat A, Riskin BJ. Neurological dilemma.... J Hosp Med. 2010;5(3)(suppl 2):192
    • Nabeel M, Verma A, Yang Y, Castro-Reuda H. Unusual presentation of gouty arthritis. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(3)(suppl 2):168
    • Sinnakirouchenan R, Ramalingam V, Shivakumar A, Verma A. Celiac disease- Tip of the iceberg. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(3)(suppl 2):183
    • Moonat A, Verma A, Vysetti S, Main D. Cannot Swallow and Losing Weight — What Next. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(3)(suppl 2):166
    • Verma A. Overview of the 2009 Illinois Downstate ACP meeting. Published in Pulse 2010 - The ACP Council of Associates and Student Members newsletter
    • Sharma P, Bansal A, Hawes R, Rastogi A, Singh M, Curvers WL, Hall M, Mathur SC,  Wani SB, Singh V, Verma A, Higbee AD, Fockens P,  Bergman J. Detection of Metaplasia (IM) and Neoplasia in Patients with Barrett's Esophagus (BE) Using High-Definition White Light Endoscopy (HD-WLE) Versus Narrow Band Imaging (NBI): A Prospective, Multi-Center, Randomized, Crossover Trial.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Volume 69, Issue 5, April 2009, Page AB135
    • Verma A, Shivakumar A, Moonat A, Jakoby M. It all started with a rash. Am J Med. 2010 Apr; 123(4):314-6.