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Himanshu Verma, MD

4.8 out of 5 (124 Ratings)



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About Himanshu Verma

Dr. Himanshu Verma graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tufts University with a B.A. degree in Economics. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston. Dr. Verma completed internal medicine internship and residency at Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York and then completed a gastroenterology fellowship at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Mass.  He then pursued additional training with an advanced endoscopy fellowship at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y.  

Dr. Verma is trained in therapeutic endoscopy including endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), luminal stenting and endoscopic mucosal resection.  His areas of clinical interest include pancreaticobiliary disease as well as general gastroenterology.

He is board certified in internal medicine. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterology Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Verma enjoys playing tennis, snowboarding, surfing, running and yoga.

Himanshu speaks Hindi


Practicing at the following locations:

  1. Southcoast Physicians Group Gastroenterology

    208 Mill Road 2nd Floor
    Fairhaven, MA 02719

    P: 508-973-2661

    Get Directions 41.6545118 -70.88430519999997

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Patient Comments (37)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • Wish he had taken a little more time to listen to my concerns!!

  • Everything was done well . Just keep on serving in the manner you are doing at this time. I was very pleased with my visit and provider.

  • Everyone was very professional and helpful. They helped each other when trying to schedule a procedure for me.

  • The whole experience was very good. I am very happy I switched to Dr .Verma. He really took the time to obtain my extensive history and address all my concerns .He is a Doctor that really seems to care. Very refreshing in this day and age with the current state of healthcare decline.

  • Everyone was very knowledgeable, courteous and professional.

  • Everything involved with this visit was well explained

  • The doctor was very patient and took a lot of time explaining things. Everyone was very friendly and cheerful.

  • Dr. Verma is a top notch physician who truly cares about the well being and overall health of his patients. I am blessed to have him as my doctor because he takes time to listen and provide medical care that improves the health and well-being of myself and all patients. He is so kind and helpful when you are under his care.

  • Staff was very courteous and Dr. Verma was well informed as to my condition. We discussed it and I understood everything he was suggesting to help me.

  • Dr. Verma is so personable and really listens. I am very comfortable with him. Seems down to earth.

  • All very professional. Very good treatment.

  • Appointment was on time. The staff was courteous and helpful! The provider was caring, informative and knowledgeable! I would highly recommend him to others!

  • Very professional friendly staff, doctor very friendly, professional, knowledgeable, patient, understanding. He's wonderful.

  • Everyone was professional, courteous, helpful and kind. Dr. Verma is wonderful. He listens, explains things in an easy-to-understand manner andjust overall has a very kind and caring manner.

  • No need to improve. Everything was wonderful.

  • The support staff are incredibly helpful, they took care of several appointments I needed to make. I was so impressed and thankful for their help.

  • Yes, I'm very satisfied that the doctor spent enough time explaining everything, he was very good, and asking questions and it was very excellent and ... and the nurse, they explaining the things to do in the test. It was very good spending the time when we need, so very well. Thank you.

  • This was my first time seeing the doctor. His staff was extremely friendly and patient. And the doctor Went over everything with me so that I understood. He was very patient and understanding and very thorough. To find the root of my problem two thumbs up for this doctor

  • Greeted with a smile by the nurses and staff. Provider was informed, listened intently and asked relevant questions.

  • He's wonderful, he did everything right. He listen to me and we're on our on our road to recovery.

  • Everyone was very helpful and made my visit very pleasant.

  • Nice staff. All my questions and concerns answered. Made appointment for next procedures. Great job by all.

  • Everything from beginning to checking out


  • The Doctor has always listened to my personal health issues and provided a well thought out treatment plan.

  • Dr Verma talked about next steps so I understand what to do next.

  • Always is positive experience

  • The support staff was excellent....friendly and professional. The assistant that brought me into the office (I didn't get her name...sorry) was excellent. So friendly and caring. Dr. V is a fantastic physician. He makes me comfortable speaking of uncomfortable things. I appreciate that so much. The person who signed me out and helped me get an xray was so helpful and friendly also. Overall, I think I felt cared for in this office and that is very important to me. Thank you doctor for leading a great team.

  • The staff is always very kind and does everything in a timely manner. The provider makes sure he takes the time to explain my health to me and I never feel as though I can't ask questions or that I am rushed. He is an excellent provider and I feel lucky to have him as a provider.

  • He listened well

  • Dr. Verma and his staff are excellent. They are knowledgeable and don't make you feel rushed. At all.

  • Very pleased with service and care.

  • Very up to date knowledgeable explains everything very clearly. Discuss with patient care plan

  • I arrived at the check in area and checked in and within five minutes was directed to the exam room where my doctor arrived five minutes after. My appointment was for 9:30 I was finished at 10:30 AM. The staff were very courteous. I enjoyed my visit very much.

  • Availability for appointments if not scheduled months in advance. Not a good testiment to the system of good health care.

  • Excellent staff very pleased

  • Dr Verma sets and explains everything to you he is an amazing doctor

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