The Wright Center Welcomes Dr. Pannu

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Dr. Ajit Pannu, a family medicine physician, has joined The Wright Center for Community Health Scranton Practice, where he is accepting new patients of all ages.

Dr. Pannu will also serve as associate program director and physician faculty in The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education Regional Family Medicine Residency. He is a 2023 alumnus of The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education’s Regional Family Medicine Residency program. He had been its chief resident for resident advocacy, traveling to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., to speak at various legislative meetings on behalf of his peers and the nation’s network of community health centers.

Dr. Pannu earned his medical degree from the Aureus University School of Medicine, Oranjestad, Aruba, where he served for as vice president of its student body government. He completed his medical school clinical rotations in Atlanta, Georgia.

Formerly of Vancouver, Canada, Dr. Pannu was a volunteer coach for the Vancouver Thunderbirds ice hockey program as well as a volunteer during the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games. He is fluent in English and Punjabi and can also communicate in French and Hindi.

The Wright Center for Community Health operates 10 primary and preventive care practices in Northeast Pennsylvania. It treats individuals of all income levels and insurance statuses, including the underinsured and uninsured. No patient is turned away due to an inability to pay.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Pannu at the Scranton Practice, 501 S. Washington Ave., go to to use the express online scheduling system or call 570.230-0019.