Dr. Surendra Kumar Verma

Dr. Surendra Kumar Verma

Professor
Pacific Medical College, India


Highest Degree
D.Sc. in Alternative Medicine from Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, Calcutta, India

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Area of Interest:

Medicine
100%
Atherosclerosis
62%
Clinical Studies
90%
Fibrinolysis
75%
Medicinal Plants
55%

Education

2002

D.Sc.

Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, Calcutta, India

Alternative Medicine

1983

Ph.D.

International Acupuncture Society, Hongkong, China

Acupuncture

1977

M.D.

Rabindra Nath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Medicine

1973

M.B.B.S

Rabindra Nath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Medicine

Selected Publications

  1. Verma, S.K. and V. Jain, 2016. Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton (Small Cardamom): A Dietary Spice with Antihypertensive Potential and Added Cardiovascular Benefits. In: Metabolic Disorders, Govil, J.N., V.K. Singh and N.T. Siddiqui (Eds.). Studium Press, USA.

  2. Jain, V. and S.K. Verma, 2016. Folkloric use of plants for treatment of epilepsy in India. J. Trad. Folk Pract., 2: 120-134.

  3. Verma, S.K. and V. Jain, 2015. Some less known facts about medical therapeutic systems. Bull. Microvita Res. Integr. Med., 7: 44-47.

  4. Rana, A., D.P. Singh, G. Kaur, S.K. Verma and H. Mahur, 2015. Symmetrical peripheral gangrene: A rare complication of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Trop. Parasitol., 5: 26-28.

  5. Verma, S.K., A. Rana and V. Jain, 2014. Virophages- a new world of viruses. Bull. Microvita Res. Integrat. Med., 6: 11-12.

  6. Jain, V. and S.K. Verma, 2014. Assessment of credibility of some folk medicinal claims on Bombax ceiba L. Indian J. Trad. Knowledge, 13: 87-94.

  7. Verma, D., S.K. Verma, J.P. Atray and M. Atray, 2013. Homoeopathy and epidemic viral conjunctivitis: A single blinded study. Homoeopathic Links, 26: 58-62.

  8. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and D.P. Singh, 2012. Effect of Greater cardamom (Amomum subulatum Roxb.) on blood lipids, fibrinolysis and total antioxidant status in patients with ischemic heart disease. Asian Pacific J. Trop. Dis., 2: S739-S743.
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  9. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and D.P. Singh, 2012. Effect of Pueraria tuberose DC. (Indian Kudzu) on blood pressure, fibrinolysis and oxidative stress in patients with stage 1 hypertension. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 15: 742-747.
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  10. Verma, S.K. and V. Jain, 2012. Lymph - the essence of life. Bomrim, 4: 2-7.

  11. Jain, V., S.S. Katewa an S.K. Verma, 2012. In vitro antimicrobial activity of roots of Bombax ceiba Linn. - An ethnomedicinal plant. In: Folk herbal Medicine and Drug Discovery. Katewa, S.S., (Ed.). Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, pp: 134-140.

  12. Jain, V., S.K. Verma and S.S. Katewa, 2012. Effect of Bombax ceiba root on some cardiovascular risk parameters in patients with ischemic heart disease. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 5: 351-357.
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  13. Jain, V. and S.K. Verma, 2012. Pharmacology of Bombax ceiba Linn. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, ISBN- 9783642279034.

  14. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and S.S. Katewa, 2011. Anabolic effect of Bombax ceiba root in idiopathic involuntary weight loss a case study. J. Herbal Med. Toxicol., 5: 1-5.
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  15. Jain, V., S.K. Verma, S.S. Katewa, S. Anandjiwala and B. Singh, 2011. Free radical scavenging property of Bombax ceiba Linn. root. Res. J. Med. Plant, 5: 462-470.
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  16. Jain, V., S.K. Verma, S.K. Sharma and S.S. Katewa, 2011. Bombax ceiba Linn.-As an umbrella tree species in forests of southern Rajasthan, India. Res. J. Environ. Sci., 5: 722-729.

  17. Jain, V., S.K. Verma and S.S. Katewa, 2011. Therapeutic Validation of Ipomoea digitata tuber (Ksheervidari) for its effect on cardio-vascular risk parameters. Indian J. Trad. Know., 10: 617-623.
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  18. Jain, V., S.K. Verma and S.S. Katewa, 2011. Free radical scavenging property of Ipomoea digitata Linn. Tuber. J. Herbal Med. Toxicol., 5: 137-143.

  19. Verma, S.K., V. Rajeevan, A. Bordia and V. Jain, 2010. Greater cardamom (Amomum subulatum Roxb.) A cardio-adaptogen against physical stress. J. Herbal Med. Toxicol., 4: 55-58.
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  20. Verma, S.K., D.K. Verma and V. Jain, 2010. Homoeopathy-an art of dilution and science of healing. J. Herbal Med. Toxicol., 4: 83-88.

  21. Verma, S.K., 2010. Yoga psychology and science of microvita. BOMRIM., 2: 5-6.

  22. Verma, S.K., 2010. Concept of mind in yoga psychology. BOMRIM., 2: 4-7.

  23. Verma, S.K., 2010. Coming age of microvita: Are we ready? BOMRIM., 2: 6-7.

  24. Verma, S.K., V. Jain, A. Vyas and D.P. Singh, 2009. Protection against stress induced myocardial ischemia by Indian Kudzu (Pueraria tuberosa): A case study. J. Herbal Med. Toxicol., 3: 59-63.
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  25. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and S.S. Katewa, 2009. Blood pressure lowering, fibrinolysis enhancing and antioxidant activities of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum). Indian J. Biochem. Biophys., 46: 503-506.
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  26. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and A. Vyas, 2009. Fibrinolysis enhancement by Pueraria tuberosa (Indian Kudzu) in patients with coronary artery disease: A placebo controlled study. J. Cell Tissue Res. 9: 1649-1654.
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  27. Verma, S.K. and V. Jain, 2009. Disease production- virus or microvitum? Prout, 20: 22-25.

  28. Jain, V., S.K. Verma and S.S. Katewa, 2009. Myths, traditions and fate of multipurpose Bombax ceiba L.: An appraisal. Indian J. Trad. Knowledge, 8: 638-644.

  29. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma and V. Jain, 2009. Studies on the Beneficial effects of functional foods like Garlic, Ginger, Fenugreek and Amla with special reference to ischemic heart disease. In: Role of Dietary Fibres and Nutraceuticals in Preventing Diseases. Augusti, K.T., (Ed.). Pharmamed Press, Hyderabad, India, pp: 313-326.

  30. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and S.S. Katewa, 2008. Potential antihyperglycemic activity of Bombax ceiba in type 2 diabetes. Int. J. Pharmacol. Biol. Sci., 2: 79-86.

  31. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and D. Verma, 2008. Garlic-The spice of life: Composition, cooking, chemistry and preparations. J. Herbal Med. Toxicol., 2: 21-28.

  32. Verma, S.K. and V. Jain, 2008. Silk cotton tree in flames and fumes of tradition. Prout, 19: 18-19.

  33. Rathore, M., S.K. Verma and N.P. Jain, 2008. Emergency contraceptive pills: Awareness and concerns of medical officers working at primary care centres. Indian Med. Gazette, 142: 90-96.

  34. Jain, V. and S.K. Verma, 2008. Conservation of silk cotton tree. Prout, 19: 22-23.

  35. Verma, S.K., V. Jain, D. Verma and R. Khamesara, 2007. Hawthorn: An old herbal heart remedy-reinvestigated. Int. J. Pharmacol. Biol Sci., 1: 5-15.

  36. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and S.S. Katewa, 2007. Cardamom lowers blood pressure and enhances fibrinolysis in hypertensive individuals. South Asian J. Prevent. Cardiol., 11: 183-192.

  37. Verma, S.K., D. Verma, V. Jain and A. Bordia, 2007. Evaluation of a homoeopathic heart formulation in patients with angina pectoris. J. Herb. Med. Toxicol., 1: 5-9.

  38. Verma, S.K. and V. Jain, 2007. Amelioration of pain by acupuncture: Has the mystery been solved. Antiseptic, 104: 80-83.

  39. Verma, S.K, V.. Jain, D. Verma and R. Khamesara, 2007. Crataegus oxyacantha: A cardioprotective herb. J. Herb. Med. Toxicol., 1: 63-68.

  40. Rathore, M. and S.K. Verma, 2007. Emergency contraceptive pills: Views and reviews. Antiseptic, 10: 257-263.

  41. Khamesara, R. and S.K. Verma, 2007. Statins-incontrovertible to cardiologists and depressive to neurologists: A neurotoxic profile. Adv. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 8: 19-28.

  42. Jain, V., S.K. Verma and S.S. Katewa, 2007. A dogmatic tradition posing threat to Bombax ceiba: The Indian Red Kapok tree. Med. Plant Conserv., 13: 12-15.

  43. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and S.S. Katewa, 2006. Urgent need for conservation of silk cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)-a plant of ethno medicinal importance. Bull. Biol. Sci., 4: 81-84.

  44. Verma, S.K., V. Jain and S.S. Katewa, 2006. Fibrinolysis enhancement by root powder of Bombax ceiba: A new property of an old tree. S. Asian J. Prevent Cardiol., 10: 212-219.

  45. Verma, S.K., M. Rathore and V. Jain, 2006. Good garlic, bad Breath-adverse effects, toxicity and drug interactions: A review. Adv. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 7: 47-56.

  46. Verma, S.K., V. Rajeevan, P. Jain and A. Bordia, 2005. Effect of garlic (allium sativum) oil on exercise tolerance in patients with coronary artery disease. J. Physiol. Pharmacol., 49: 115-118.
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  47. Verma, S.K., P. Jain and K. Bhargava, 2005. Complete atrio-ventricular canal defect in hemifacial microsomia: A case report. Indian J. Cardiol., 8: 48-50.

  48. Verma, S.K., T.S. Singh and Y.K. Bolya, 2004. Effect of Ipomoea digitata on blood pressure and blood lipids in patients with primary hypertension. Indian Med. Gazette., 138: 477-482.

  49. Verma, S.K., P. Jain and N.C. Sharma, 2004. Scheuthauer-marie-sainton syndrome: A rare entity imaging findings. Indian J. Radiol. Imag., 14: 175-176.

  50. Verma, S.K., P. Jain and A. Bordia, 2004. Effect of ginger pearls in patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Antiseptic, 101: 133-135.

  51. Verma, S.K., M. Singh, P. Jain and A. Bordia, 2004. Protective effect of ginger Zingiber officinale rosc on experimental atherosclerosis in rabbits. Indian J. Exp. Biol., 42: 736-738.
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  52. Verma, S.K., K. Mukherji, H.N.S. Bhatnagar and P. Jain, 2004. Effect of acupuncture on blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension. JMGIMS., 9: 22-29.

  53. Verma, S.K., A. Bordia, P. Jain and K.C. Srivastava, 2004. Antioxidant property of ginger in patients with coronary artery disease. S. Asian J. Prevent. Cardiol., 8: 199-204.

  54. Verma, S.K., A. Bordia and K.C. Srivastava, 2003. Garlic in physical stress induced platelet aggregation and stress tolerance: A study in patients with coronary artery disease. S. Asian J. Prevent. Cardiol., 7: 128-135.

  55. Verma, S.K. and P. Jain, 2003. Sildenafil and human platelet aggregation. J. Am. Coll. Angiol., 1: 335-341.

  56. Verma, S.K. and A. Bordia, 2001. Ginger, fat and fibrinolysis. Indian J. Med. Sci., 55: 83-86.
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  57. Verma, S.K., R. Khamesra and A. Bordia, 1998. Effect of Celastrus paniculatus wild oil (Bravobol) on blood lipids in patients of coronary artery disease. Antiseptic, 95: 112-114.

  58. Verma, S.K. and A. Bordia, 1998. Antioxidant property of saffron in man. Indian J. Med. Sci., 52: 205-207.
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  59. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma and K.C. Srivastava, 1998. Effect of garlic (Allium sativum) on blood lipids, blood sugar, fibrinogen and fibrinolytic activity in patients with coronary artery disease. Prostaglandins Leukotrienes Essential Fatty Acids, 58: 257-263.
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  60. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma and K.C. Srivastava, 1997. Effect of ginger (Zingiber officinale) and fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) on blood lipids, blood sugar and platelet aggregation in patients with coronary artery disease. Prost. Leuk. Essen. Fatty Acids, 56: 379-384.

  61. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma and K.C. Srivastava, 1996. Effect of garlic on platelet aggregation in humans: A study in healthy subjects and patients with coronary artery disease. Prostaglandins Leukotrienes Essential Fatty Acids, 55: 201-205.
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  62. Srivastava, K.C., A. Bordia and S.K. Verma, 1995. Curcumin: A major component of food spice turmeric (Curcuma longa) inhibits aggregation and alters eicosanoid metabolism in human blood platelets. Prost. Leuk. Essen. Fatty Acids, 52: 223-227.

  63. Verma, S.K., J. Singh, R. Khamesra and A. Bordia, 1993. Effect of ginger on platelet aggregation in man. Indian J. Med. Res., 98: 240-242.
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  64. Verma, S.K., R. Khamesra and A. Bordia, 1991. Evaluation of acupuncture therapy for functional erectile impotence. SDMH J., 15: 204-209.

  65. Verma, S.K., J.K. Joshi and A. Bordia, 1991. Antispasmodic property of clove oil: An experimental and clinical study. SDMH J., 14: 291-295.

  66. Verma, S.K., J. Singh and A. Bordia, 1991. Effect of gum guggulu (Commiphora mukul) on fat induced changes on fibrinogen, fibrinolytic activity and platelet aggregation in man. SDMH J., 15: 122-126.

  67. Verma, S. and A. Bordia, 1991. Effect of an indigenous herbal compound Abana on Fibrinolysis and platelet aggregation. Probe, 31: 51-54.

  68. Verma, S.K., R.R. Dosi, S.K. Kaushik and A.A. Bordia, 1990. Effect of intravenous infusion of verapamil in patients of severe hypertension. J. Postgrad. Med., 36: 5-8.

  69. Verma, S.K., R. Khamesra, Y.K. Bolya and A. Bordia, 1990. The concept of Bio-energy : Its role in medicine, psychology and spirituality. SDMH J., 14: 191-195.

  70. Verma, S.K., S. Pruthi, R. Khamesra and A. Bordia, 1989. Asterixis in cerebral malaria. J. Asso. Phys. India, 37: 484-484.

  71. Verma, S.K., R. Khamesra, L.K. Mehta and A. Bordia, 1989. Ear-lobe crease and ear-canal hair as predictors of coronary artery disease in Indian population. Indian Heart J., 41: 86-91.

  72. Verma, S.K. and R. Khamesra, 1989. Recurrent fainting: An unusual reaction to acupuncture. J. Assoc. Phys. India, 37: 600-600.

  73. Verma, S.K. and A. Bordia, 1988. Effect of Terminalia arjuna bark (Arjun chhal) in patients of congestive heart failure and hypertension. J. Res. Educ. Indian Med., 7: 31-36.

  74. Verma, S.K. and A. Bordia, 1988. Effect of Commiphora mukul (gum guggulu) in patients of hyperlipidemia with special reference to HDL-cholesterol. Indian J. Med. Res., 87: 356-360.
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  75. Verma, S.K. and R. Khamesra, 1987. Acupuncture analgesia: An uncontroversial phenomena. SDMH J., 11: 27-27.

  76. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma and R. Khamesra, 1987. The acute effect of bidi smoking, cigarette smoking and tobacco chewing on platelet adhesiveness and platelet aggregation in patients of coronary artery disease. SDMH J., 11: 10-13.

  77. Verma, S.K., R. Khamesra and A. Bordia, 1985. Moebius syndrome. SDMH J., 9: 122-126.

  78. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma and L.K. Mehta, 1985. Comparative effect of vitamin C, amla juice and amla pulp on blood lipids, platelet aggregation and experimental atheroma in rabbits. Indian Heart J., 37: 179-182.

  79. Bordia, A. and S.K. Verma, 1985. Effect of vitamin C on platelet adhesiveness and platelet aggregation in patients of coronary artery disease. Clinical Cardiol., 8: 552-554.
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  80. Verma, S.K. and A. Bordia, 1983. Psycho-physiological alterations in sexual dysfunctions-their clinical significance. Indian Med. Gazette, 117: 33-36.

  81. Verma, S.K., A.M. Jain and B. Bhandari, 1982. Early discharge of low birth weight babies and their outcome. J. Indian Med. Assoc., 79: 92-96.

  82. Bordia, A., K.D. Sharma, Y.K. Parmar and S.K. Verma, 1982. Protective effect of garlic oil on the changes produced by 3 weeks of fatty diet on serum cholesterol, serum triglycerides, fibrinolytic activity and platelet adhesiveness in man. Indian Heart J., 34: 86-88.

  83. Verma, S.K., S.C. Vashishtha, K.D. Sharma and A. Bordia, 1981. Acute pulmonary edema following scorpion sting. Indian J. Chest Dis., 23: 40-43.

  84. Verma, S.K. and J.K. Patel, 1981. Modern concepts of acupuncture. Acupunct. Times, 1: 2-8.

  85. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma, O.P. Mewara and S.K. Kaushik, 1981. The effect of Chyavanprash on blood lipids, fibrinolysis, platelet adhesiveness and vitamin C levels in man. Nagarjun, 25: 44-48.

  86. Bordia, A. and S.K. Verma, 1980. Effect of garlic feeding on regression of experimental atherosclerosis in rabbits. Artery, 7: 428-437.
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  87. Bordia, A. and S.K. Verma, 1978. Garlic on the reversibility of experimental atherosclerosis. Indian Heart J., 30: 47-50.

  88. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma, B.L. Khabia, A. Vyas, A.S. Rathore, N. Bhu and H.K. Bedi, 1977. The effective of active principle of garlic and onion on blood lipids and experimental atherosclerosis in rabbits and their comparison with clofibrate. J. Assoc. Phys. India, 25: 509-516.
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  89. Bordia, A., S.K. Verma, A.K. Vyas, B.L. Khabya, A.S. Rathore, N. Bhu and H.K. Bedi, 1977. Effect of essential oil of onion and garlic on experimental atherosclerosis in rabbits. Atherosclerosis, 26: 379-386.
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