Dr. Gustavo Machicado, MD

Dr. Gustavo Machicado, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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69 y/o
(8)

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Dr. Gustavo Machicado, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Northridge, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Machicado and Desai MD's

18350 Roscoe Blvd Ste 303

Northridge, CA 91325
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Machicado

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Machicado performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Machicado's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Machicado "Areas of expertise: Gastrointestinal disorders, Pancreatic and biliary disorders, Liver disorders, Endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic studies, Colonoscopy and biliary endoscopic studies (ERCP)."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Machicado has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Machicado does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Machicado and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Machicado is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Machicado's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Machicado to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Machicado's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Machicado has always been pleasant and efficient, giving his patients confidence and making one feel valued. I am grateful to him and his staff for recently saving my life after an incident of health in his office.
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I had my first colonoscopy with Dr Machicado & it was the best experience i ever had! The procedure was quick &. simple, not like i've expected it to be Dr Machicado was professional & so friendly! Great Doctor!!!
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