Meet the Team


Gia Gentile


Gia advances to Verma Spine as a seasoned practice manager and surgery coordinator with several years of specialized experience specific to surgical candidates. She has over ten years of experience in specialty medical management, nursing, and concierge level patient care.  In addition, she also has an extensive medical experience with Cedars Sinai Medical Center, the University of Southern California, and a VIP spine practice in Beverly Hills, making her an ideal practice manager for Verma Spine.  Her top priorities are to coordinate surgeries around patient needs and to assure that all patients are provided the highest level of care.


Dr. Asef Bawahab


Doctor Bawahab partners with Verma Spine after completing medical school in Europe. Having years of clinical expertise in both medical and surgical subspecialties, he extends Dr. Verma’s concierge level patient care in and out of the hospital. His passion for delivering excellent and compassionate care is evident in his interaction with patients. Dr. Bawahab also works to advance research endeavors at Verma Spine specific to adult and pediatric scoliosis and complex spine.



Vina Moreira


Vina joins Verma Spine after fifteen years of experience at Cedars Sinai medical center in hematology and oncology.  She is highly skilled in attending to patient needs both in and out of the office. Given her years of experience in oncology, she has developed an attentive and empathetic approach to the way she cares for patients.  Her patient centered approach is a perfect complement to the Verma Spine practice.



Kelly Melvin


Kelly completes the Verma Spine team as the face of our front office coming to us from Seattle, WA, where she had experience in multiple patient care settings. She is highly organized and graduated with an AAS in Merchandising Product Development. Kelly is eager to use her strong organizational skills as well as caring spirit to pursue a devoted medical career centered around excellent patient care.

Verma Spine
3851 Katella Ave, Suite 255
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Phone: 562-732-4578
Fax: 562-452-9207
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