Dr. Sanam Verma is a born and raised Edmontonian. He attended the University of Alberta where he received a Bachelor of Science with Distinction (2010) and his Doctor of Medicine with Special Training in Research (2014). After graduating medical school, he underwent residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Alberta. He then underwent further Royal College specialization training in Cardiology which was completed at the University of Alberta. Dr. Verma then advanced with additional Royal College specialization training in Critical Care Medicine. He also completed further training in transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography at the CK Hui Heart Centre.
Dr. Verma works as a dual specialist as both a Cardiologist and Intensivist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. He has a particular interest in Cardiac Critical Care and treatment of the most critically ill patients. His research area includes Cardiogenic Shock and has published multiple articles in literature. He also has a clinical interest in comprehensive echocardiography, point of care ultrasound and echocardiography in the Intensive Care Units, and early detection and intervention of cardiogenic shock patients. He is a member of clinical faculty at the University of Alberta and has a passion for medical education and teaching both Cardiology and Critical Care trainees.