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Dr. Chingchai Wanidworanun, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor, Travel Medicine Specialist

Professional statement

Chingchai Wanidworanun, MD, Ph.D. (Dr. Wanid) is licensed to practice medicine in Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, and Thailand. He is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He received his MD degree in 1980 from Chulalongkorn University, the oldest university in Thailand. Following an internship at Sriracha Red Cross Hostpital, he returned to Chulalongkorn as an Instructor in the Department of Parasitology. After 1 year, he left for further training in the United States, receiving the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Medical and Molecular Parasitology at New York University School of Medicine in 1987. He then completed the residency program in Internal Medicine run by the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital in New York, followed by further research training in Immunology at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda Maryland. Following this training, he worked for 4 years on the faculty of Einstein Medical School at Montefiore Hospital in New York continuing the research into malaria he had started as a graduate student. In 1998 he returned to the DC area to begin the full time practice of internal medicine. He has been trained in medical acupuncture by UCLA school of Continuing Education.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross


  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Travel Medicine Specialist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • New York University, Master’s in Medical and Molecular Parasitology
  • New York University, PhD in Medical and Molecular Parasitology
  • Columbia University, Harlem Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (Immunology)

Professional memberships

  • American Association of Immunologists
  • American College of Physicians

Awards and publications

  • Northern Virginia Magazine, Top-Rated Doctors, Internal Medicine
  • Fourth Prize, Presentation at the Young Investigator Symposium, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Peer-reviewed research articles on malaria, immunology, cytokines and HIV.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Thai

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Office locations

Chingchai Wanidworanun, MD, PLLC

3901 Randolph Rd

Silver Spring, MD 20902

Chingchai Wanidworanun, MD, PLLC

4001 9th St North, Suite 228

Arlington, VA 22203

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