Nitun Verma, M.D.

Nitun Verma, M.D.Featured in the USA Today, Huffington Post, Katherine Albrecht, lifehacker, and empowHER, Nitun Verma is the leading sleep medicine physician in the Bay Area.

Dr. Verma is fellowship trained in sleep medicine from Stanford University. He collaborates with patients to feel awake and fall asleep at the desired times in addition to treating sleep related disorders that can be responsible for hypertension, heart attacks, strokes, drowsy driving, and depression.

Born in the UK and raised in Chicago, Dr. Verma went to the University of Rochester (NY) for undergrad, Tufts University (MA) for medical school, Georgetown University (DC) for residency, and Stanford University (CA) for fellowship. In fellowship he has published in the fields of periodic leg movements and pediatric sleep, and during residency he researched as an associate scientist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Verma is Board Certified in Adult and Pediatric Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Verma is a global expert in Restless Legs Syndrome and is a contributor to the British Medical Journal, Epocrates, and has used grants from various pharmaceutical companies.

As a Licentiateship member of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, his photography is internationally published and shown.

Recent Media Exposure and Patient Education Links

How to Get a Great Night’s Sleep When You’re Away from Home
Lifehacker, July 30, 2014

How a Lack of Sleep Can Hurt Your Finances
US News & World Report, July 29, 2014

Tired When You Wake Up? You May Have a Sleep Disorder
Tri-City Voice, June 17, 2014

How to Need Less Sleep by Getting Better Sleep Every Night
Lifehacker, March 7, 2014

How Long Has it Been Since You Had a Good Night’s Sleep?
Tri-City Voice, January 24, 2014

Are You Getting Enough Sleep This Holiday Season?
Tri-City Voice, December 10, 2013

Support Group a Source of Help and Hope for Those with Restless Legs Syndrome
Tri-City Voice, September 10, 2013

What Not To Do When You Have Insomnia
Huffington Post, March 30, 2013

The Crazy Things We Do In Our Sleep (and How to Treat Them)
Lifehacker, March 20, 2013

Is Napping At Work A Good Idea?
Empowher, March, 2013

National Sleep Awareness Week: Poll Says More Exercise = Better Sleep
Empowher, March, 2013

Need Help in Coping with ‘Restless Legs Syndrome’? New Support Group Starting in February at Washington Hospital
Tri-City Voice, February 5, 2013

Interview on Katherine Albrecht Radio
Katherine Albrecht Radio, September 29, 2012

National Better Sleep Month: Are You Getting a Good Night’s – or Day’s – Sleep?
Tri-City Voice, May 15, 2012

End Your Insomnia, Snoring, and Other Common Sleep Problems with These Expert Tips
Lifehacker, May 5, 2012

Chasing Sheep at Night? Don’t Let Sleep Problems Get the Better of You
Tri-City Voice, April 3, 2012

Sleep Disorders and Menopause
Tri-City Voice, April 15, 2009

If You Have Diabetes, You May Not be Getting a Proper Night’s Rest
Tri-City Voice, February 25, 2009

Washington Township Center for Sleep Disorders Offers High Quality Treatment
Tri-City Voice, January 21, 2009

Articles about Sleep Disorders
Times of India