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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

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford Hospital
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Integrated Care Partners


Yale University School of Medicine

Medical School
University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Machado listened to my concerns and discussed them thoroughly with me. Very attentive and helpful.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Machado & Dr Maheshwary were very thorough, professional, kind, knowledgeable, empathetic.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Machado is a very caring and concerned doctor.

5 out of 5 stars

Doctor was very good.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Machado is the best!!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Machado always takes the time to explain all aspects of care related to neurology, not just my specific diagnosis.

5 out of 5 stars

He is an excellent physician. I would highly recommend him.

5 out of 5 stars

We love The Movement Center and all of your staff

5 out of 5 stars

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr.Duarte Machado to anyone looking for the very best healthcare In movement disorders. He is the very best I ever had the pleasure to come across.

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!

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.



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