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 .
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.
Phylicia joined our office in February 2019. She has years of experience working in medical offices and does her best to ensure each patient’s needs are addressed.
NEW PATIENT COORDINATOR
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.
Kristi joined our team January 2018. She is from Orlando and loves working with patients .
At our office you will encounter her at your arrival and during your check in process before seeing the provider. She is also in charge of communicating with the medical equipment companies and initiates prior authorizations for medications.