Meet Our Team
Dr. Navin Verma
Dr. Navin Verma graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 with an undergraduate degree in molecular and cell biology. During his undergraduate training, he was involved in basic science research at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) that resulted in publication. He earned his medical degree from Ross University in 2002. He completed his internship in internal medicine and residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He was selected as Chief Resident in his final year. During his residency, he was involved in clinical research involving the utilization of MRI in community hospitals for the evaluation of stroke and 3D modeling of Multiple Sclerosis plaques. He then completed a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the Sleep Disorders Institute in New York City.
After working in New Jersey as an Attending Neurologist and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Dr. Verma joined Neurological Services of Orlando in 2008. Dr. Verma is Board Certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology, and Sleep Medicine. In 2013, he was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He serves as a teacher for medical students, residents, and nursing student at both the Orlando Health system and with the University of Central Florida, School of Medicine where he has served as Assistant Professor of Neurology.
His academic interests include sleep disorders, epilepsy, headaches, and vascular neurology.
His interest include Sleep Apnea, Restless Leg Syndrome, Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders, Drowsy Driving, Nightmares & Other Disturbing Parasomnias, Sleep Deprivation, Sleepwalking & Sleep Talking.
Beatriz Elizabeth Carmona Toro, APRN
MSN, FNP-C, CNRN
After receiving her Bachelor’s in Nursing from the University of Central Florida she began work in the field of nursing in 2007 on the neuroscience unit at Orlando Regional Medical Center, a stroke certified hospital. While working on her Master’s in Nursing Practice at UCF she obtained her certification as Neuroscience Registered Nurse in 2009. In 2010 she further focused her work on neurology by working with several neurologists as a rounding nurse. She has spoken locally on neurology including at the Annual Heart and Vascular Conference in 2010 .
After obtaining her Masters degree from the University of Central Florida she became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the fall of 2010. In January of 2011 she joined Neurological Services of Orlando with a practice focusing on sleep medicine in addition to general neurology. With efforts aimed at the education of others she has spoken locally to patient education groups and has served as preceptor to upcoming nurse practitioners.
Dr. Sarah Silverman
Dr. Sarah Silverman is a Stanford-trained Sleep Psychologist and sleep wellness consultant. An expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia (CBTi), Dr. Silverman received her specialized training in Behavioral Sleep Medicine from the Stanford Sleep Medicine Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Sleep and Circadian Health Fellowship Program.
Dr. Silverman earned her doctoral degree (Psy.D.) in Clinical Health Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL and completed her internship and residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. She is actively involved in the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine and is also part of the elite National Register of Health Service Psychologists.
As a Sleep Psychologist, Dr. Silverman uses a personalized and non-medication treatment approach for a wide variety of sleep concerns including chronic insomnia, chronic sleep medication/sleep aid use, difficulty using CPAP therapy for the treatment of sleep apnea due to anxiety, panic, and/or claustrophobia, circadian rhythm misalignment due to shift work, advanced sleep phase (early bird), or delayed sleep phase (night owl), chronic hypersomnia or narcolepsy, and chronic nightmares.
Dr. Silverman believes in using a holistic approach and routinely provides the first-line, drug-free treatment for chronic insomnia (CBTi) as well as several other evidenced-based behavioral sleep medicine therapies.
Her interests include insomnia and sleep apnea management in women and older adults as well as circadian rhythm optimization for night owls. In addition to individual and group treatment sessions, Dr. Silverman is available for speaking engagements, educational workshops, and/or corporate wellness seminars upon request.
Lynnette joined our office in 2017. Originally from New Jersey she has several years of experience working in medical offices. She helps schedule our new patients and coordinates sleep testing. You will often hear her voice if you call our office.
Yashira joined our office in early 2021 and has been a great addition to our team. She is detail oriented and often helps patients who come in to pick up their home sleep testing kits.
With over 10 years of experience in a medical office setting, Nadia is focused on helping all of our patients get the treatment they need. She joined our team in July of 2021. She is often the friendly face our patients first see when the arrive to our office.