"Dr. Wanid"

Dr. Chingchai Wanidworanun
Chingchai Wanidworanun, MD, PLLC

A primary care practice in general Internal Medicine serving the Washington DC metropolitan area from an office at the Ballston Metro in Arlington Virginia and Silver Spring MD .

Meet the staff

Grace Lee, Medical Assistant. Grace received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech. She is currently pursuing a career in medicine following her passions for science and hands-on patient care. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Dan Levy, Business Manager. Dr. Levy manages the business end of the practice including marketing and maintaining this website. He also has a full time career in public health for a federal agency. He received a Ph.D. from New York University where his personal and professional association with Dr. Wanidworanun began.

K Yang, Medical Assistant, IT, Giraffe. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at Maryland. He is currently pursuing a career in medicine following his passion for science and patient care. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his grandmother and practicing music and sports with friends.

Meet the doctor

Chingchai Wanidworanun, MD, Ph.D. (known as 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 Hospital, 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.

Portraits by K Yang
Previous portraits by Lage Carlson Photography


Ruins of the 17th century capital of Siam in Ayutthaya, Thailand