Chingchai Wanidworanun, MD, Ph.D. 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.
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.
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.