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Avanti Verma, MD

Otolaryngology

Affiliated With: Yale Medicine

This doctor is not currently accepting new patients

This clinician is not accepting new patients at this time. If you are a current patient, please contact the office.

Biography - Avanti Verma, MD

Avanti Verma, MD, is a head and neck surgeon who specializes in treating cancerous and noncancerous tumors, as well as thyroid and salivary diseases. She uses minimally invasive techniques through robotic surgery and also performs advanced reconstruction.

Although she was always interested in medicine, Dr. Verma studied literature and French in college. She spent a year teaching English in France before starting medical school. “The teaching experience in France taught me a lot about empathy and communication, and those skills have helped me a lot in surgery and especially in cancer care,” she says.

Dr. Verma says she was drawn to otolaryngology (a medical specialty focused on the ear, nose, and throat) after she scrubbed in on a thyroid surgery during medical school. “I loved learning about neck anatomy, and the surgeries are very delicate and require a lot of technical precision,” she explains. “The structures of the head and neck help us function not just with speech and with swallowing, but they are important to us socially.”

Dr. Verma says she takes great care to explain to patients what will happen during and after surgery. “Especially with bigger cancer surgeries, there are a lot of cosmetic issues in addition to all the nerves, the voice box, and the airway, which contribute to function,” she says. “I like to go over everything, including how they will heal.”

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Overview

Gender

Female

Specialty

Otolaryngology

Language(s)

English

Education & Training

Education

New York University School of Medicine

Internship

New York University School of Medicine

Residency

New York University School of Medicine

Fellowship

Emory University Hospital

Does this provider accept my Insurance?

YES! This insurance is accepted.

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Accepted Insurance

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  • AETNA
  • ANTHEM BC/BS
  • CIGNA GATEKEEPER PRO
  • CIGNA HEALTHCARE
  • COMMUNITY CARE NETWORK
  • COMPWORKS
  • CONNECTICARE
  • CONSUMER HEALTH NETWORK
  • CORVEL
  • FIRST HEALTH NETWORK
  • FOCUS HEALTHCARE
  • GREAT WEST
  • HEALTHCARE VALUE MANAGEMENT
  • HUMANA
  • HUSKY
  • MANAGED COMP
  • MEDICAID
  • MEDICARE
  • MULTIPLAN
  • OXFORD HEALTH PLANS
  • PREFERRED HEALTH WORKS
  • PRIME HEALTH SERVICES
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (PHCS)
  • TRICARE - HEALTH NET FEDERAL
  • TRICARE/CHAMPUS
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • WELLCARE

Insurance coverage regularly changes, please contact the doctor’s office directly to verify that your specific insurance plan is accepted.

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Locations

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47 College Street
Suite 216
New Haven, CT 06510

Main (203) 785-5430
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