Good-deed doc draws admirers

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

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

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'. Print Edition | Subscribe