Good-deed doc draws admirers

Netizens swoon over him after story of his helping biker is posted on ST Facebook page

On Oct 7, Dr Shravan Verma, 30, was on his way to see a patient in Jurong when he saw a man lying on the road near Lau Pa Sat. The India-born Singapore permanent resident helped to stabilise the victim while waiting for an ambulance.
Dr Shravan Verma, who founded on-demand mobile medical service Speedoc and is single, admits he is flattered and surprised by the attention he has received. Dr Shravan (in black) and other passers-by attending to an injured motorcyclist at Lau Pa Sat
Dr Shravan Verma, who founded on-demand mobile medical service Speedoc and is single, admits he is flattered and surprised by the attention he has received. ST PHOTO: SYAZA NISRINA

After stopping to help a motorcyclist injured in an accident, Dr Shravan Verma became an Internet sensation - but it seems it is not just his kindness and medical skills that have set pulses racing.

Along with the 4,000-plus "likes", The Straits Times Facebook post on the story on Tuesday attracted comments such as "good-looking man with a good heart", "ohhh soooo cute" and even "I want to marry you".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 11, 2018, with the headline 'Good-deed doc draws admirers'. Subscribe