Dharmendra Verma, MD finished his residency training in Internal medicine at the University of Texas, Houston along with MD Anderson Cancer Center, where subsequently, he received subspecialty fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. He also received advanced training in Hepatology for the management of chronic liver conditions.
He is board-certified in Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Verma enjoys the art of medicine and is uniquely able to bond with his patients to positively affect their health outcomes. His interest includes evidence-based management of digestive disorders and participation in collaborative research to expand the knowledge base for treating such conditions. He is active in bringing cutting edge care to the crossroads area in partnership with major academic centers in Houston and San Antonio.
He has published numerous research studies in peer-reviewed journals and collaborating with other investigators to enhance our understanding of a multitude of digestive disorders.
His patients and colleagues realize this and, as such, his patient referral base is largely “word of mouth”, referrals from patient’s families and friends, professional colleagues, and health insurance companies.
Along with his wife and son, he enjoys being a part of the vibrant crossroads community and a productive member of the local medical community.
KATIE MCVEY, PA-C
Katelin McVey, PA-C joined Victoria Gastroenterology in 2015. Education- MPAS from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Allied Health Sciences Midland, Texas. Pre-requisites for MPAS Program from the University of Houston Downtown Houston, Texas. Pre-requisites for MPAS Program from Texas State San Marcos, Texas. Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from The University of Texas at Austin, Texas.
Previously worked at Vitalogy Skincare, San Marcos, TX preparing specimens and assisting in surgeries. Also as Wellness Program Manager for Viridian Health Management performing biometric health screenings. Coordinated and managed the onsite team and individual wellness programs composed of diet, exercise and
Research Experience- Exploring the role of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in an inpatient setting.
When Ms. McVey sits with a patient she no longer sees them as a patient but as a family member. She is compassionate and uses her heart as well as her skills when treating. Volunteering her time at the Aid Station for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Medicine March delivering first aid care for participants. She and her family are well known, actively giving back to the community. You will be in good hands when under the care of Ms. McVey.
DESTIN VANTYLE, PA-C
Destin VanTyle, PA-C, has recently become the newest healthcare provider at Gastro Health & Nutrition.
She completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant studies at the prestigious University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston after obtaining a Bachelors in Neuroscience from the University of New Hampshire. She is board certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), currently licensed to practice medicine in the state of Texas.
She has a deep passion for health and wellness and believes in being healthy as more than a ‘lack of illness.’
She is proficient in patient-centered care, with a firm belief in active participation from patients in managing their healthcare needs. She strives to empower her patients with education and guidance while facilitating easy dialogue and discussion on individual needs. All of this stems from a core belief that she carried through her years of medical training: “Treat every patient like family, with respect and compassion.”