Kushagra Verma, M.D., M.S., is an expert in spine disorders including pediatric and adult scoliosis surgery, an assistant clinical professor of spine surgery at the University of Washington and recipient of the prestigious Russell Hibbs award for his work in reducing blood loss in spine surgery.
Dr. Verma earned his M.D. from New York University in New York. He completed his residency at the Rothman Institute at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and spine fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco.
His clinical research interests include pediatric scoliosis and adult degenerative scoliosis, kyphosis, complex spinal deformity and reducing blood loss in spine surgery. In addition, his clinical interests include sagittal plane imbalance, spine tumors, lumbar spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative disc disease, disc herniation, cervical stenosis and myelopathy, adjacent segment disease and revision spine surgery.
Dr. Verma enjoys bicycling, hiking, scuba diving and travel photography. He is also working on his sailing skills.