Ever since, he pursued his MD in Clinical Biochemistry/Cancer Medicine during the years 2002-2004 from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi he became passionate about finding a cure for the disease that claims millions of lives each year. This passion took him to one of the world’s best cancer institutes, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA during the years 2005-2007 for pursuing an advanced-level fellowship in Experimental Therapeutics/Cancer Medicine. Due to his excellent research work, he received the ‘Young Scientist Award, in 2007’ from the American Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research. He has also been credited with a US patent for his research work in Collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Center. To serve the motherland, Dr. Verma was awarded the Ramalingaswamy Re-entry Fellowship by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India in the year 2007. Being a pioneer in the field of cancer genomics Dr. Verma has been instrumental in setting up the first Molecular Oncology Tumor Board in India. Dr. Verma has a fond attachment to academics and has authored various chapters for books on cancer and its treatment. He has published and presented his research work in various Indian and International Medical Journals and Conferences of repute. He is an active participant in global clinical trials for the development of newer technologies and therapies. He is the faculty for the DNB Surgical Oncology Super Speciality course as well as M.Sc. (Clinical Research) course. He is also the Editor of the International Journal of Molecular and Immuno Oncology (IJMIO) since 2019. He is an invited expert at various scientific programs where he shares his expertise with budding and fellow oncologists. He also educates the public by and large through newspapers and magazines. Dr. Verma has been credited with numerous awards for his contribution to the field of oncology. Bestowed with the prestigious Geeta Mittal Gold Medal award (2005) for the best resident in Oncology at AIIMS, he has also received a Travel grant (2006) for poster presentation at International Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology, Arlington, USA. One of the finest moments of Dr. Verma’s esteemed career has been the Young Scientist Award (2007) at the American Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research, USA. He is also the recipient of the Ramalingaswamy Fellowship Award (2007) by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He secured First Place at Indo-British Advanced Master class in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery and Breast Cancer Symposium for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016). He has also secured First Place in Multi-Disciplinary Tumor Board on the topics of Low-grade Sarcoma in Gynecological malignancy as well as Young Breast Cancer with BRCA Mutation in the years 2017 and 2019 respectively. Dr. Verma takes pride in recognition and awards as a means to inspire him to serve his patients.