Samir Vermani, M.D.

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In 2021 Dr. Vermani was selected as an American College Gastroenterology Young (ACG) Physician Leadership Scholar (YPLS). The program is only offered to a selected few gastroenterologists throughout the country. The goal of the program is to provide young physicians with a comprehensive skill set that will serve as a foundation for the development of leadership and physician advocacy skills, with a focus on building aptitude in executive decision-making, critical thinking, and understanding organizational behavior.

Samir Vermani, M.D.

Dr. Vermani has completed extensive research through his career with multiple publications in medical journals and medical book chapters.

During Dr. Vermani’s residency, he even worked as a medical journalist for the ABC News Medical Unit at ABC World News Headquarters in New York City and completed specialized training in health policy in our nation’s capital. While at the University of Louisville,

Dr. Vermani received specialized training in gastrointestinal motility disorders, hepatology (liver disease), and nutrition. He received advanced therapeutic endoscopy training as well.

Samir is a native of Ashland, Kentucky but he and his family now call this area home. He enjoys watching college and professional sports, playing golf and tennis, and running with his chocolate lab Arli.


  • Undergrad Education and Degree – University of Louisville, BA Political Science
  • Medical School – University of Louisville
  • Residency – The George Washington University 
  • Fellowship – University of Louisville 

Professional Society Affiliations

  • AGA
  • ACG

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

Special Procedures

  • ERCP Trained