Emily  Chacko

Emily Chacko, M.D.

1775 Ballard Road

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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Emily Chacko, M.D.

Internal Medicine

1775 Ballard Road

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068


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As a physician my special interests lie in Preventative Medicine and Health Maintenance.

About Me

  • Medical Specialties: Internal Medicine
  • Gender:
  • Age: 60
  • Years in Practice:
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine
  • Secondary Languages: Malayalam



  • Residency: Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Internship: Kottayam Medical College
  • Medical School: Kottayam Medical College

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Emily Chacko, M.D.

4.8 out of 5

249 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.8 out of 5

249 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.8 out of 5

249 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.8 out of 5

249 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.9 out of 5

247 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.8 out of 5

249 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.8 out of 5

235 Patient Ratings


Dr.Chako is straightforward yet supportive and non-judgmental. Very welcoming and lends an open ear. She has a wholistic motherly approach in giving care and service.God bless her!

Reviewed on September 8, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on September 8, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Chaco is a very good Doctor But The Information or the Message to her Never conveyed to her I had to call her on her personal phone

Reviewed on June 28, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Chacko remembers me and my husband. She listens carefully. She has referred me to more than 1 specialist, and they've all been good. She takes an interest in my health and well-being. She is also very personable.

Reviewed on June 22, 2019 7:00 PM

I am very glad I was able to see Dr. Chacko. I was a little disappointed to learn that she is now only part-time. I feel like I was just starting to develop a relationship with her and now that may change due to her time. I am happy for the positive changes in her life.

Reviewed on June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Chacko is a kind, concerned and excellent doctor. I am very happy that I chose her after Dr. X retired.

Reviewed on June 14, 2019 7:00 PM

I Love her

Reviewed on June 2, 2019 7:00 PM

straightforward and to the point. standard annual check-up

Reviewed on May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Chacko listens and answers my questions in an easy to understand way.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019 7:00 PM

my provider is a a caring and concerned doctor. I am very comfortable discussing any health issues with her

Reviewed on May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

First time using this doctor. Thought she was very interested in my health. Very attentive.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

very courteous, professional & informative

Reviewed on April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very impressed with the services that I provided. I called because I was sick and got to speak to a nurse right away that morning. Unfortunately got disconnected twice but other than that the service was awesome. I was given first available appointment with a different doctor than my own. Dr. Chacko's office called me later that morning and offered me an appointment with her since she was my provider and she had an opening. I was very grateful to be able to see my same provider.

Reviewed on April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

All good. Dr Chackho is great

Reviewed on April 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Great Doctor.

Reviewed on April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Emily Chacko is the BEST doctor anyone could ever ask for she's professional, gentle , kind and patient I appreciate and respect her very much!! she's my extended family Thank you

Reviewed on April 7, 2019 7:00 PM

great experience. the provider listen to what I had to say and we were able to reach an agreement as to the best way to continue monitoring my health .

Reviewed on April 1, 2019 7:00 PM

very pleasant & approchable.

Reviewed on March 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I am grateful to have Dr. Chacko as my primary care physician. She always listens. i feel that she takes good care of my health.

Reviewed on March 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Chacko is amazing!

Reviewed on March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Fantastic doctor! Highly recommend her!

Reviewed on March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Chacko is very caring. Sometimes she his hard to see, but the Advocate Clinics support those times if necessary.

Reviewed on February 24, 2019 6:00 PM


Reviewed on February 23, 2019 6:00 PM

Excellent Caring MD! Very knowledgeable!

Reviewed on February 22, 2019 6:00 PM

Very thorough exam

Reviewed on February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

She personally called me when she thought we missed an appointment . Its really caring

Reviewed on February 9, 2019 6:00 PM

My doctor is awesome, taking care my health very well. thank you

Reviewed on February 9, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Chacko has done a good job by me. She listens. She asks questions. This was a follow-up for a major concern. She was right on top of things and came up with a good plan of action.

Reviewed on January 31, 2019 6:00 PM

I was treated with respect and concern and all my questions were all addressed.

Reviewed on January 31, 2019 6:00 PM

this provider is very helpful .giving full details explaining about health condition. she ready to hear deeply patient side

Reviewed on January 28, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Emily Chacko was very good. She asked about my injury and looked at my foot. She ordered x-rays.There was a little delay due to the fact that a new computer system was being used.Instead of making me wait while the problem was fixed, she wrote the order for the x-ray. She was very nice and efficient. She called my home later to see how I was doing.

Reviewed on January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

I love dr Chacco she is very good , anytime I have a question calls me , very nice experience, thank you for your service!

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

My doctor is very concern about my health and do her very best to help me

Reviewed on January 23, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Chacko, even thou, sometimes I don't agree with her recommendations, she understands how I feel about drugs & tests. & respects by wishes. She also always gives time to talk.

Reviewed on January 15, 2019 6:00 PM

I appreciate the quality of care you provide and your professional manner is excellent. Thank you!

Reviewed on January 14, 2019 6:00 PM

i don't encounter any problem with my Provuder and she is very approachable and easy to be contacted

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Chacko is the best primary physician,she is always caring ,she makes sure to answer the calls as soon as possible .She also calls herself with test results even if they are normal.

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Very helpful!!!

Reviewed on December 13, 2018 6:00 PM

Excellent communication

Reviewed on December 4, 2018 6:00 PM

she is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on December 1, 2018 6:00 PM

in addition to attending to my other health issues, Dr. Chacko was very kind and encouraging about my weight, which makes a difficult subject easy to talk about.

Reviewed on November 30, 2018 6:00 PM

I saw several different doctors after a recent fracture. My pcp was on vacation. When I saw Dr Chacko she took her time discussing my concerns about recommendations from other MDs. She encouraged me to take conservative route while agreeing with me. I really appreciate it!Thank you

Reviewed on November 29, 2018 6:00 PM

I feel very comfortable discussing any health issue with Dr Chacko

Reviewed on November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

I been seeing this provider for long time and I don't want to change it because they have a all my health information that they've to know and I'm happy to what my provider treats me

Reviewed on November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

nothing to add. wonderful doctor

Reviewed on November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

always friendly and respect

Reviewed on November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

normal, routine yearly physical, covered my concerns. ordered mammogram and blood work.

Reviewed on November 11, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr.Chacko is very good and well experienced but there is one to three month wait time to get an appointment so I have to pick any less experienced or available one. Any time I call they had a difficult time understanding and identifying but most other providers when I call from my regular phone already have my information there.

Reviewed on October 26, 2018 7:00 PM

very good.

Reviewed on October 26, 2018 7:00 PM

great experience. my health care provider was very supportive, clarified concerns and discussed future steps.

Reviewed on October 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on October 13, 2018 7:00 PM

I have a good rapport with my MD.

Reviewed on October 11, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on October 1, 2018 7:00 PM

very good. Discussed everything in detail and very comfortable.

Reviewed on October 1, 2018 7:00 PM

very Good

Reviewed on September 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent provider who takes her time to explain all the results and make sure we understood it well.

Reviewed on September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Chacko is a very good physician. She takes time to listen & talk about any problems I might have & recomend any f/u I might need.

Reviewed on September 7, 2018 7:00 PM

always pleasant

Reviewed on September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Chacko is always compassionate & caring. pays attention to my concerns and spends time to explain & never in a hurry. very pleasant personality. I always tell my family & friends how good my doctor is

Reviewed on August 24, 2018 7:00 PM

The experience with the doctor was excellent.

Reviewed on August 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Very friendly and efficient

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

I'm extremely happy with my provider and my Dr Emily Chacko

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Very Good

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Doctor Chacko is very personable and a good listener. She treats my mom and I with patience and respect. We really like her and one of the reasons is because she listens to what we have to say and responds accordingly.

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

dr chacko is the best doctor

Reviewed on August 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Always pleasant.

Reviewed on July 24, 2018 7:00 PM

A very nice doctor, wants to help, but often asks questions, but doesn't wait and listen to answers. Tends to "fill in the blanks" for you, and then you have to make corrections to that,

Reviewed on June 29, 2018 7:00 PM

I have been seeing Dr. Chacko for several years. She always is pleasant and has time for me, willing to answer any questions I might have, always looking over my medical records to make sure we are up to date on things.

Reviewed on June 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Chako is a kind, caring person and I appreciate her as my primary doctor.

Reviewed on June 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Doctor was very easy to talk with and made me feel very comfortable in discussing my health

Reviewed on May 8, 2018 7:00 PM

very professional, passionate about her patients and caring..cery detailed

Reviewed on May 8, 2018 7:00 PM

my visits with Dr Chacko are always thorough, shows concerns, spends the right amount of time with me, listens to my questions or concerns and looks for ways to make sure all my health matters are being met-she is a true professional with a heart

Reviewed on April 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Chako is a very caring physician.

Reviewed on April 24, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on April 22, 2018 7:00 PM

I went to occasion in Niles on Caldwell. They were wonderful. Helped me so much. I really appreciate their help.

Reviewed on April 16, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on April 7, 2018 7:00 PM

listener, knowledgeable

Reviewed on March 9, 2018 6:00 PM

I like Dr Chako.

Reviewed on March 5, 2018 6:00 PM

I've been with Dr. Chacko for years and things are good.

Reviewed on March 2, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Chacko is very patience and understanding. She listens to all my concerns and complaints and then provides knowledgeable answers.

Reviewed on March 2, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Emily Chacko is very informative & professional. Answers Questions & is very helpful & caring

Reviewed on February 19, 2018 6:00 PM

i had a good experience during my visit. I would recommend this provider to my friends too.

Reviewed on February 19, 2018 6:00 PM

always very helpful

Reviewed on February 18, 2018 6:00 PM

I always have a very positive experience with Dr. Chacko.

Reviewed on February 4, 2018 6:00 PM

courtesy and respect .

Reviewed on February 2, 2018 6:00 PM

dr. Chacko is a first rate doctor

Reviewed on January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

I had a bad experience with the girl named XX at the front desk. She did not show me respect. I will make sure not to have her take care of me on my next visit. thank you

Reviewed on January 28, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Chacko is a wonderful Provider. This visit was for my annual physical, and it was another very good experience with Dr. Chacko and her staff.

Reviewed on January 1, 2018 6:00 PM

She did good service and helped me very well

Reviewed on December 16, 2017 6:00 PM

very good .

Reviewed on December 15, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr Emily chacko is very friendly,and i feel comfortable with her.

Reviewed on December 4, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr Chacko takes the time to go over things. She recommended that I have a dexascan and we went over the results and options. She asked me to see a specialist because it seemed to be a confusing situation and she wanted another opinion. I just saw the specialist and it does seem to be a confusing situation. So I felt Dr Chacko did the right thing for me.

Reviewed on December 4, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr Chacko is an excellent doctor,she takes care of all my medical needs.

Reviewed on December 3, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. always remembers me!

Reviewed on November 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Chako is a kind, compassionate and warm person who makes me feel comfortable. I feel positive about our interactions and her care as my doctor.

Reviewed on November 24, 2017 6:00 PM

I am very fortunate to have Dr. Chacko as my physician. She is amazing! Dr. Chacko is kind, caring, and incredibly thorough. Every day I am grateful for my good health which I attribute to my wonderful doctor!

Reviewed on November 20, 2017 6:00 PM

In my experience Dr. Emily Chacko is very good to me and family.

Reviewed on November 17, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Chacko is a very compassionate, approachable down to earth & knowledgeable physician.

Reviewed on November 17, 2017 6:00 PM

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Clinical Interests

  • Preventive Medicine
  • Women's Issues


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  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
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  • Aetna HMO
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  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
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  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
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