Dr. Ajay Wanchu, MD

Dr. Ajay Wanchu, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Ajay Wanchu, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Sms Hosp India in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

10101 SE Main St

Portland, OR 97216

Contact Information

(503) 261-6912

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Autoimmune Diseases
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more than 98% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Wanchu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wanchu "Ajay Wanchu is a board-certified rheumatologist and internal medicine physician. His career fulfills his lifelong dream of becoming the first physician in his family. He has spent 25 years in the academia and comes to the Adventist Medical Center from OHSU where he was an Associate Professor. He has published nearly 200 research articles, textbook chapters and treatment guidelines and has had research funding from the NIH and collaboration with New York University. He specializes in helping patients deal with rheumatic conditions that include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Sjogren's syndrome, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and gout. One of Dr. Wanchu's favorite role is developing long term relationships with patients and seeks to become someone patients can depend on to stay healthy. Dr. Wanchu is married with three grown sons. His wife is a physician and oldest son is a medical student. He looks forward to the times when his busy family gets together for road trips. In his spare time Dr. Wanchu enjoys listening to music from the 60's and 70's, or watching cricket."
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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Sms Hosp India
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Sms Hosp India
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Sanjay Ganghi Inst Med Sci
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wanchu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wanchu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wanchu

4.5

Based on 13 reviews

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Dr. Wanchu always takes the time to be certain I understand the process we are taking to attempt to get my RA in remission. He has a very kind and empathetic manner with his patients. I always feel confident and included in the decisions about my care and that he strongly advocates for his...Read More
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Kimberly in Vancouver, WA – Aug 17, 2017
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Always makes time for every patient and seeks the answer even if others think there is nothing there to find
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Seattle, WA – Jul 20, 2017
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Dr. Manchu is the FIRST doctor I have ever had at the age of 32, to spend so much time with me and ask any/every question to get to know my situation and condition. I have SLE and Discoid Lupus as well as Alopecia Areata. He is kind, knowledgeable and has wonderful bedside manner. I've seen many...Read More
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Lisa S. in Portland, OR – Dec 01, 2016
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