Ricardo Machado, MD

Specialty: Geriatric Medicine

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2511 North Kedzie Avenue

Chicago, IL 60647

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Meet Ricardo Machado, MD

About me



  • Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago, Geriatrics
  • Residency: San Juan City Hospital
  • Internship: VA Caribbean Healthcare System
  • Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine

Board certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Medical Group

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 191 patient ratings.


July 24, 2020 9:35 AM

Always it is excellent.

July 10, 2020 12:14 PM

Very good doctor listens with attention everything you ask about their medical condition.

July 8, 2020 11:17 AM

Very excellent doctor.

July 7, 2020 12:24 PM

Very - good.

July 7, 2020 12:24 PM

All very good. I have no comments.

June 26, 2020 11:35 AM

All is good.

May 23, 2020 8:13 PM

I like Dr Machado, I would like to stay under his care for long time

May 20, 2020 8:46 AM

As _____ I was pleased with the service I received as well as responses to my questions.

May 20, 2020 8:46 AM

Had a good experience during visit which is typically with my visits -

May 9, 2020 2:39 PM

It was fantastic!

May 9, 2020 2:39 PM


May 7, 2020 9:56 AM


April 27, 2020 1:00 PM

He checks me what he needs to check. Very good Dr. Machado and the nurse as well.

April 8, 2020 4:16 AM

Excellent doctor knows what he is doing.

March 17, 2020 2:25 PM

45 minutes waiting in the room waiting the dr. and I left Nov. 2019.

March 12, 2020 9:56 AM

The treatment and service was excellent.

March 12, 2020 9:56 AM

All was good - I am very happy and grateful.

March 5, 2020 1:04 PM

All the personnel behaved professionally I left very satisfied & happy.

March 4, 2020 6:51 AM


March 4, 2020 6:51 AM


February 28, 2020 10:50 AM

I have a very good experience when visit doctor office.

February 7, 2020 9:20 AM

Excellent doctor.

February 7, 2020 9:20 AM

Including all the staff, doctors, and nurses are very kind and professional, excellent as AMG group.

February 6, 2020 7:01 AM

Everything is fine. They attended me well and they sent me to do X-rays. Ty.

February 5, 2020 10:32 AM

Waiting time to see the doctor is way too long, he spent time with me but I had to wait 30 minutes in waiting room and about 25 minutes in the check up room....

February 5, 2020 10:32 AM

If he wants to spend time with patients it's fine, but they shouldn't schedule so many patients.

February 4, 2020 6:46 AM

My visit was very nice in all ways. Questions and advice and other things that for me are very important for the future.

January 28, 2020 1:16 PM

front staff on the first floor are harsh and narrow minded

January 28, 2020 1:16 PM

if it wasn't for X and dr Machado I would go somewhere else

January 27, 2020 5:49 AM

The personnel very kind I have no complaint.

January 21, 2020 6:44 PM


January 4, 2020 8:29 AM


January 2, 2020 11:00 PM

It was a very good visit.

January 2, 2020 11:00 PM

Very good and comprehensive doctor.

December 31, 2019 10:08 AM

Always helpful and encouraging.

December 31, 2019 10:08 AM

Always a good experience I look forward to sharing my concerns.

December 14, 2019 8:28 AM

Dr. Machado: gave me the correct medicine for the high blood pressure. I have with Dr. Machado, Ricardo "excellent doctor" 1 YEAR, 1 YEAR.

December 14, 2019 5:27 AM

I love Doctor Ricardo Machado! He's a great doctor!

November 21, 2019 2:35 PM

And the professional doctor is the best that a patient can have Dr. Machado is the best doctor that I have is the best.

November 18, 2019 9:19 PM

Always thoughtful and patient.

November 18, 2019 9:19 PM

Always a good experience.

November 13, 2019 11:00 PM

Doctor is very nice but does not talk much about how he feels with regards to my health and mental state.

November 3, 2019 6:00 PM

Always that I visit doctor Machado the experience have been very good.

October 29, 2019 7:00 PM

The Dr Machado was very good in my visit. Took time to know me and my illness w/pneumonia. I spent slightly over an hour with him discussing my health and wellness. Dr Machado took care reviewing my medical history and questioning my present health.

October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Wait was an hour. Wasn't ever anyone else in the waiting room. Doctor was nice, but looked like his mind was elsewhere. I'll likely establish primary care elsewhere.

October 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Experience was great.

October 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Machado is an excellent human being and is very much concerned for me and always calls me to give me the results of my laboratory exams, very good doctor.

October 3, 2019 7:00 PM

I am very happy with all the attention and the service, thanks a lots (God bless you.)

September 30, 2019 7:00 PM

I went to the doctor for antidepressants. I explained my history with depression, and the amount of stress I was feeling in the past few months, gave a few examples--and the doctor patiently listened to everything. He even checked to see if the psychologist was available to talk to me right away. He wrote a letter for me to provide to the HR at my job, and explained my prescription as well. This was honestly the best experience at a medical facility that I've ever had.

September 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Machado was terrific. He was respectful, thorough, asked all the right questions, was clear in his explanations and answers to my questions.

August 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Was very good & pleasant.

August 6, 2019 7:00 PM

The visit with the dr. excellent always calls me, telling me that my exams turned out very good.

August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

professional and considerate

July 9, 2019 7:00 PM

All good thank you.

June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

All was fine he is a nice man.

June 20, 2019 7:00 PM

This Doctor Ricardo Machado gives much attention to the patient.

June 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Machado was welcoming, well prepared, very thorough in his coverage of my medical history, ask all of the right questions about my current health, addressed my all my questions and concerns including a two-way conversation on altering my medications and steps to not only maintain but improve my health. I left my appointment well informed and extremely satisfied.

June 3, 2019 7:00 PM

My experience with Dr. Machado is always good, and he changed my prescription because He said that Pentasol was too strong, so he gave me another medication.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

This is my first time with him, I have a very good experience with him.

April 6, 2019 7:00 PM

Very pleased with Dr Machado professional advice and counsel.

April 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

March 27, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my wellness check for first time visit. He gathered information on my prescriptions, surgeries, current pains and family history. He seems to be a nice and attentive to accuracy and details.

March 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent, satisfied.

March 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

March 1, 2019 6:00 PM

I felt well. He was very nice, treated me well.

February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good.

February 19, 2019 6:00 PM

He's a great Doctor

January 28, 2019 6:00 PM

All the department very attentive thanks to everyone.

January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

Good listener and attentive to my medical needs.

January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

was an excellent exoerience

December 17, 2018 6:00 PM

All good.

December 7, 2018 6:00 PM

it was a good experience

November 30, 2018 6:00 PM

very good

November 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Advocate Logan Square is GREAT!

November 21, 2018 6:00 PM

well the visit was good

November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

All the Clinic Personnel, including the dr. are very attentive, cordial and professionals.

November 16, 2018 6:00 PM


November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Machado was good but at the end he just got up and walked out without saying bye or to wait for the referral. I had to ask a nurse for it. I thought that was rather strange. I thought he might return, was not sure what to do until the nurse came in.

October 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good experience - very kind. All the personnel very appreciative.

October 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Overall a good experience. Dr Machado is a little difficult to understand, but he does explain & seems to listen & doesn't interrupt

September 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Machado is a superior internist. He is a consummate professional who combines total medical expertise with great people skills and clarity of communication with his patients. He clearly understood my specific concerns.

September 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Machado & his assistant always do the right thing, explain everything the best way. Thanks very much.

July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

it's always a good experience when I visit this office

June 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Very satisfied.

June 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Very kind.

May 31, 2018 7:00 PM

My experience with my provider is excellent.

May 29, 2018 7:00 PM

The doctor did not shake my hand to greet me or even say goodbye when he was done with the consultation. Rather, he just left the room and left me sitting there assuming that he would return and never did. This was not the most effective doctor's visit that I have ever had.

April 25, 2018 7:00 PM

The attention of the Doctor R. Machado MD was excellent & his responses very clear, & affirmative -

April 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good doctor does delay a little but he checks the patients well & asks very good questions. Good doctor.

April 8, 2018 7:00 PM

The Doctor was sort of gruff and short with me to the point of rudeness, although I don't think he intended to be rude. Also seemed to not know what I was there for.

March 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Machado is attentive & very professional.

March 16, 2018 7:00 PM

thank you for answering all of my questions and making sure I always have everything I need.

February 28, 2018 6:00 PM

Great survey, congratulations for being concerned for the patient and thank you.

February 4, 2018 6:00 PM

Visit was excellent!

January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Machado was very careful and help to understand my ilness

January 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Is a good provider. I have no problems. Thanks.

January 21, 2018 6:00 PM

During my visit I was treated well and felt comfortable.

January 8, 2018 6:00 PM

the Dr was very unprofessional. He didn't great me as he walked in room. He barely made eye contact with me as he was talking to me. when barely asked me any questions bout my health. when I told him That I was here for a follow up to blood work he didn't give me a straight answer on weather my thyroid levels was in spec or not. and when I told him I have a cold and it's the reason why I was coughing he quickly gave me a prescription for antibiotics without any questions. when I asked for recommendations for a allergist he didn't answer me and just wrote me another prescription. worst experience yet from any Docter I seen. than when he was done he left without saying anything to me

January 7, 2018 6:00 PM

it waspleasant,

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