Dr Akash Verma

Image of Dr Akash Verma - Singapore Respiratory Specialist and Respiratory Consultant

Chestmed Pte Ltd

Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, #12-03
Tel: (+65) 62350701
Fax: (+65) 62351184

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Professional Qualifications

Dr. Akash Verma was a Senior Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He is a lung specialist with a Sub-specialty interest in Interventional Pulmonology & lung cancer with blockages in the wind pipes. He is trained in both flexible and rigid bronchoscopy with techniques of laser resection of lung cancer, silicone airway stenting, pleuroscopy and navigation bronchoscopy.

After graduation, he trained at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, before obtaining his membership of Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom). Upon completion of advanced training in Respiratory Medicine and Critical Care, He was conferred a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). Subsequently he was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program (HMDP) fellowship and was a visiting fellow in the department of Interventional Pulmonology at Samsung Medical Centre-Seoul, Mayo Clinic-USA, and University of Chicago.

Clinical and Academic Achievements

He pioneered the establishment of the service of "navigation bronchoscopy" in Singapore in 2018 as a part of improving the quality of the journey of the lung cancer patients in the healthcare system. In addition, he undertook initiatives such as formation of dedicated lung cancer clinic and increased utilization of ultrasound guided and rigid bronchoscopy techniques with the emphasis on provision of safe & timely diagnosis with comfort.

He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed scientific papers to date in the areas of lung nodules, bronchoscopy, and lung cancer.

His current interest include:

  1. Malignant Central Airway Obstruction (Blocked wind pipes from cancer)
  2. Benign Central Airway Obstruction (Blocked wind pipes from TB)
  3. Blood clots in airways
  4. Masses in the mediastinum
  5. Enlarged lymph nodes in the mediastinum
  6. Lung mass
  7. Lung nodules (white spots)
  8. Pleural effusion
  9. Foreign body in the airways
  10. Bronchopleural fistula
  11. Broncho-oesophageal fistula

He provides following services:

  1. Airway Re-Canalization (re-opening) by balloon dilatation, laser resection, silicone stenting or metal stenting.
  2. Endobronchial valve placement for emphysema or persistent air-leak from pneumothorax
  3. Indwelling Pleural Catheter
  4. Pleurodesis
  5. Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  6. Rigid and flexible Bronchoscopy
  7. Pleuroscopy

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Making an appointment by phone

You can call individual clinics to make enquires/appointment.

  • C T Yeo Respiratory & Medical Clinic - 6473 0918
  • Cheong Chest & Medical Clinic - 6734 3808
  • Cough & Chest Specialist - 6738 7000
  • Hui Kok Pheng Respiratory & Internal Medicine Clinic - 6887 4360
  • Jane Yap Chest & Medical Clinic - 6356 9928
  • Dr Ong Kian Chung: Chestmed Pte Ltd - 6235 1466
  • Kong Clinic for Chest & Internal Medicine - 6836 0928
  • T C Goh Medical & Respiratory Clinic Pte Ltd - 6479 5897 / 6471 6257
  • T H Tan Medical & Chest Clinic - 6474 2329
  • Dr Amy Stebbings: The Chest and Internal Medicine Clinic Tel 66944333
  • Dr Akash Verma: Chestmed Pte Ltd Tel 62350701