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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

Dr. Is so knowledgeable and genuinely compassionate and concerned. He listens carefully to know just where to give the botox injections. Always feel relief after. Relieved to know I have an upcoming appointment.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Machado is outstanding!

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Machado is one of the greatest drs. EVER! I am grateful for him!

5 out of 5 stars

He walked me through the process, had issues with doing the procedure. He did the best he could under the circumstances but was not able to the procedure due to my shaking.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Machado is the best doctor.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Machado is the best!

5 out of 5 stars

Got great attention to all my questions and concerns. Very complete exam. Feel good with our change to this doctor and practice.

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent, caring, professional medical doctor. Highly recommend.

5 out of 5 stars

He is always attentive

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Machado is amazing- brilliant man. Very dedicated to his patients and their well-being, wonderful to the family. Takes the time to explain and answer all questions, and he clearly CARES for his patients. Refreshing and a true blessing.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Machado provided me with a thorough physical examination and took his time to explain everything.



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