Y. Pritham Raj, MD

nameY. Pritham Raj, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics


Education and Training

Undergraduate and Graduate:
BA, The Johns Hopkins University

MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1997
Combined Residency Training, Internal Medicine & Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 2002
Forensic Psychiatry Medical Elective, University of London, Institute of Psychiatry, 1994


Dr. Raj specializes in the interface between General Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. In addition to the practice of general medicine, he has developed a novel med-psych teaching clinic, working with the Internal Medicine housestaff to care for patients using a mind-body approach. To date, Dr. Raj has done clinical research in obesity, depression in the critically-ill and mild cognitive impairment/dementia.  He relocated to Portland in 2006 after serving on the faculty at Duke University Medical Center and currently serves as Medical Director of the OHSU Internal Medicine Practice.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 usually expect to find Dr. Raj at FedEx Field in his hometown of Washington, D.C. rooting for his beloved Redskins.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychosomatic Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Research Interests

Obesity, depression in the critically-ill, and mild cognitive impairment/dementia.

Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine and Psychiatry

Patient Care Locations

General Internal Medicine Clinic, Physicians Pavilion

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