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Dr Kamal Kumar Verma

Dr Kamal Kumar Verma

MBBS, Board Cert (Neurology), Dip ABPN, FAMS (Neurology)​

Research Interest:
  • Electrodiagnosis & neuromuscular ultrasound
  • Neuromuscular diseases

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Neurology National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute


​Dr Kamal K. Verma is a Senior Consultant Neurologist with National Neuroscience Institute. Dr Verma holds concurrent appointments as clinical senior lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and adjunt assistant professor at Duke-NUS graduate medical school and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He did the graduation & post graduation in Internal Medicine from India and trained in Neurology from India and USA. He is board certified with American board of Psychiatry and Neurology with ACGME fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology-Neuromuscular disease from the University of Texas, Medical School at Houston.

His areas of interest are electrodiagnosis of neuromuscular disorders, entrapment neuropathies and Myasthenia gravis. Dr Verma is a keen learner of ethics in medical practice & has been a NNI and SingHealth IRB board member since 2005.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian Medical School
  • Member, SingHealth CIRB A board, 2008
  • Member, SingHealth HMDP allied health selection committee, 2012
  • National Examiner for psychiatry (MOH-ABMS-S), 2013
  • Special visitor, Office of public guardian, 2010
  • Active member American Academy of Neurology, 1997
  • Fellow academy of medicine Singapore, 2013
  • Member Clinical Neuroscience Society, Singapore, past treasurer, 2004


  • Recertification (MOC) American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), 2009
  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurology & Psychiatry (BC), University of Texas, Medical School at Houston, Texas, 1999
  • USMLE- ECFMG, USA, 1993
  • DM. ( Neurology)- T.N. Medical College, University of Bombay, India, 1992
  • MD. (Internal Medicine) - Gandhi Medical College, University of Bhopal. India, 1988
  • MBBS-Gandhi Medical College, University of Bhopal, India, 1985


  • HMDP Fellowship- "Single Fibre EMG & QEMG" at Schulich School Of Medicine & Dentistry, UWO, Ontario Canada, 2006
  • Recipient, Distinction and Gold Medal in Internal Medicine at the Final MBBS examination, University of Bhopal, India, 1985

Research Studies

Principal Investigator

  • Acquisition and Derivation of Normative Data for the Electrodiagnostic Lab at NNI- NHG Grant PTD/03-006 (Completed 2006)
  • Cross-sectional area reference values for nerve ultrasound in an Asian population 2015-16 (Completed 2017)


  • Guillain Barre syndrome in Singapore,: Electrophysiological subtypes and immunopathological features NMRC studyIRG10Nov086) since 2011 With Drs Umapathi and Nobihuro Yuki as Co PIs


  • Cauda Equina Syndrome as the Isolated Presentation of Sarcoidosis”, Kamal K. Verma, M.D., M.Dimachkie, M.D., F.J.Vriesendorp, M.D. J of Neurology (2000) 247: 573-574
  • Acute Neuropathy in Churg -Strauss Syndrome” Abstract, Journal of Child Neurology, Kamal K. Verma M.D., M Dimachkie M.D., F.J. Vriesendorp.Vol 15,Number 3, march 2000, Page 194
  • Calf compartment Syndrome and Lumbar Plexopathy following Topical Bovine Thrombin-induced Coagulopathy”. Kamal K. Verma MD, M Dimachkie MD, FJ Friesendorp MD. J of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease 2001; 2: 139-141.
  • Combined diffusion weighted and spectroscopic MR imaging in Creutzfeldt- Jakob disease”. CC Tchoyoson Lim, Kevin Tan, Kamal K. Verma, Hong Hin, N Venkatasubramanium. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 22(2004) 625-629.
  • A Novel Transthyretin Mutation V32A in a Chinese Man with Late Onset Amyloid Polyneuropathy”. E Pica MD, Z.A. Pramono MD PhD, Kamal K Verma MD, L P Sah PhD, Yee WC MD. Muscle & Nerve 32: 223-225, 2005
  • Clinical Profile, electrodiagnosis and outcome in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome- A Singapore Perspective”. Lian BT, Urkude R, Verma KK. Singapore Medical Journal 47(12) 1-4 2006
  • Isolated bilateral Brachial plexopathy as initial presentation in newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus”. Pica EC, Verma KK. SMJ 49 (2) 29-32; 2008
  • Non demyelinating reversible conduction failure in Fisher Syndrome and related disorder. T. Umpathi, Zongbin L, Kamal Verma, Nobuhiro Yuki. JNNP  83(9) 941-948. 2012
  • Sural Sparing is seen in axonal and demyelinating form of Guillain Barre Syndrome”. T Umapathi, Zongbin L, Kamal Verma, Nobuhiro Yuki. Accepted 04/2015. CLnical neurophysiology