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Ajay Wanchu, MD

Primary Location:
Address 10101 SE Main St Ste 2011
Portland, OR 97216
Specialties: Rheumatology Patient Rating: Gender: Male


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 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 roles 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 60s and 70s, or watching cricket.


  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Rheumatology, Rheumatology, 2015
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2015


  • Medical School

    University of Rajasthan SMS Medical College

  • Internship

    University of Rajasthan SMS Medical College

  • Residency

    University of Rajasthan SMS Medical College


Learn more about patient ratings
  • 05/15/2019

    The dr. is very nice and knows what he is doing, very good listener and explains well.

  • 05/05/2019
    Rating: 2.81

    Spent more time on computer. Actually spent less than 5 mins. examining and wrote out a presc.

  • 03/20/2019
    Rating: 5

    DR. WANSHU - What impressed me that I was not the "NEXT PATIENT". I was 'THE PATIENT". He was extremely well prepared with my issues. He was calm and listened very carefully with my questions and explained in layman terms. He also followed up via "My Chart" to find out how I was doing !!!!

  • 03/17/2019
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Wanchu goes above and beyond to provide care. Always making sure I fully understand what is going on with my own care while making sure he understands all my questions and concerns.


  • Primary Location Adventist Health Arthritis and Bone Care Clinic
    10101 SE Main St Ste 2011
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503) 261-6912 Map and directions