Y. Pritham Raj, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine


Dr. Pritham Raj specializes in the relationship between general internal medicine and psychiatry. In addition to the practice of general medicine, he has developed a med-psych teaching clinic, working with the internal medicine staff to care for patients using a “mind-body” approach.

To date, Dr. Raj has done clinical research in obesity, depression in the critically-ill, mild cognitive impairment/dementia, and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). 
In his spare time, Dr. Raj enjoys spending time with his family. He is a classical trumpet player who also enjoys writing and traveling. During the fall, you can often expect to find Dr. Raj at FedEx Field in his hometown of Washington, D.C. rooting for his beloved Commanders.

Education and training

    • M.D., 1997, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    • B.A., 1993, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Residency

    • Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 2002
  • Certifications

    • Internal medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003
    • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2004
    • Psychosomatic Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008

Memberships and associations:

  • Fellow: American College of Physicians

Areas of interest

  • transcranial magnetic stimulation


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