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 large hospital in downtown Orlando. In 2019, while working on her Master’s in Nursing Practice at UCF she obtained her certification as Neuroscience Registered Nurse. In 2010 she further focused her work on neurology by working with several neurologists as a rounding nurse. 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 groups and has served as preceptor to upcoming nurse practitioners. She is currently working towards her Doctorate in Nursing Practice.
Originally from Colombia, she is fluent in Spanish and is happy to see Spanish speaking patients.
Courtney De La Cruz
DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Courtney R. Delacruz, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC is a nurse practitioner who works closely with Dr. Navin Verma and Beatriz Elizabeth Carmona Toro, APRN to care for patients’ health surrounding sleep.
She graduated from the University of Central Florida (UCF) with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2012, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2016.
She has six years of nursing experience in critical care for adults and neonates in a local Level One Trauma Center and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, respectively.
She advanced her education further by earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice from UCF, and became board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2021.
She began her advanced nursing practice career in the field of aesthetics, helping patients gain confidence and an improved quality of life. She joined Neurological Services of Orlando in October 2022. She has a great passion for helping patients pursue a happy and healthy life.
Courtney was born in Southern California and raised in a military family. She values time with her family and dogs the most. In her free time, she especially enjoys being creative with abstract art, crafts and DIY home projects.
She has an ever-growing fascination for sleep health and she looks forward to meeting patients in hopes of having a positive impact on their quality of sleep and quality of life.
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 when you call our office.
She is often the friendly face our patients first see when the arrive to our office.
With over three years of experience in medical offices, Yeiliani works to make sure our patient’s needs are addressed. Yeiliani is typically the person patients will see when they visit us in person. She works with Durable Medical Equipment (DME) companies to coordinate orders for CPAP machines and supplies.