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Machado, Duarte Goncalves, MD

Director of Program Excellence and Recognition, David & Rhoda Chase Family Movement Disorders Center





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise
Ataxia, Blepharospasm, Choreas, Cognitive Disorders, Deep Brain Stimulation, Dementia, Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Facial Spasms, Gait Disorders, Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia, Huntington Disease, Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders, Movement Disorders, Myoclonus, Neurosciences, Parkinsonisms, Parkinson's Disease, Restless Leg Syndrome, Spasmodic Torticollis, Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Stiff Person Syndrome, Tardive Dyskinesia, Tics and Tourette Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Tremors


Yale University School of Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine

Medical School
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Good, doctor had solutions to my problem.

5 out of 5 stars

I was extremely pleased with all aspects of my time spent with *Dr. Machado. His concern and proposes were far more than I expected.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Machado is an excellent, empathetic physician who listens & is very attentive I always prefer to meet with him & not a PA because care is more immediate & personalized, & I haven't liked the PA appointment.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Machado is well-known throughout the region is reputation is very high and is impeccable.

5 out of 5 stars

At the beginning I had made some very explicit requests, and the doctor was very good about addressing them.

4 out of 5 stars

Did answer questions but the doctor wanted me to have a test that I was not sure why to have it.

5 out of 5 stars

I recommend him to other people he is a doctor that is very concerned and very attentive he listens to you. A very good experience - and has lots of empathy with the patient -

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Macahdo is an excellent Practitioner and is always very supportive and caring. He takes a sincere interest in my medical needs and helping me feel my best.

5 out of 5 stars

As always, Dr. Machado asked about my migraines and restless legs and I think he was glad he'd finally came to the right care to ease my pain and comfort.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Machado is an excellent doctor. Listens to all our concerns and proactive of treatment.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr.Machado is the best.

5 out of 5 stars

I was happy to see the doctor himself. Even though he was running late he really listened and spoke to me.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

El Dr. Machado es un gran médico tomó su tiempo y escuchó todas mis inquietudes es un gran doctor excelente muy profesional y amable me hizo sentir muy bien humilde bien bueno. y el personal fue bien amable desde que llegás te tratan muy bien me encantó. y una limpieza excelente que da gusto. Dios Bendiga al Dr. Machado tremendo médico. Lo recomiendo


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