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When you decide to put your child's health into my hands, it immediately becomes my number one priority. I’ve been serving the Little Rock community as a Pediatric Ophthalmologist since 2012. I value the relationships I form with each patient, and believe that goes a long way in improving their health care outcomes. Give me a call to find out how I can help you today!

- Dr. Monica Verma

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Dr. Monica Verma is a fellowship-trained specialist in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed her Ophthalmology residency at the University of Northeast Ohio College of Medicine in Akron, Ohio where she was awarded the Walter Keitzer prize for clinical Ophthalmology research. Her fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus was at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where she trained with a number of experts in the field.  She subsequently completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the University of Missouri.

Professional: Dr. Verma is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics. She has lectured and presented research in her field at several national meetings. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.


 Special interests: Dr. Verma offers comprehensive pediatric eye care including lazy eye/amblyopia, medical and/or surgical treatment of ocular misalignment/strabismus, blocked tear ducts, pediatric eyelid disorders, and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).  Dr. Verma also treats children for all other eye diseases and injuries.


Personal Background: Dr. Verma is a native of North Little Rock. Prior to  establishing her own practice, she worked at Eye Care Arkansas. Dr. Verma also worked at Texas A&M University where she served as the Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She currently resides in Little Rock with her husband, Dr. Sanjay Maraboyina, a Radiation Oncologist at UAMS. In her free time Dr. Verma enjoys spending time with her 2 kids. 

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