New ophthalmologist to join Marshall Health


VishalVermaDr. Vishal Verma will join the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine as an assistant professor and a member of University Eye Surgeons, a department of Marshall Health, Sept. 1.

Verma, a Nitro, West Virginia, native, has offered comprehensive and surgical eye care in central Ohio since 2011. He has served as an ophthalmologist at Greater Ohio Eye Surgeons, Eye Surgical and Medical Center. He most recently worked as a cataract and refractive surgeon at the Columbus Laser and Cataract Center, specializing in cataract and LASIK surgeries.

“We’re so pleased Dr. Verma has decided to return to our region,” said Dr. R. Mark Hatfield, chair of the ophthalmology department at the School of Medicine. “In addition to his exceptional skills as a cataract surgeon, Dr. Verma’s arrival signals the growth of our department and clinical practice.”

Verma earned his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine. He completed a residency at The Ohio State University.