Silvia  Bicalho

Silvia Bicalho, M.D.

3000 North Halsted Street

Chicago, Illinois 60657

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Silvia Bicalho, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

3000 North Halsted Street

Suite 309

Chicago, Illinois 60657



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I believe in giving each of my patients their own comprehensive obstetrical and gynecological health care plan.

About Me

  • Medical Specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gender:
  • Age: 63
  • Years in Practice:
  • Board Certifications: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Secondary Languages: SpanishFrenchPortuguese



  • Residency: Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Internship: Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Ratings and Comments

Silvia Bicalho, M.D.

4.8 out of 5

344 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.8 out of 5

316 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.9 out of 5

344 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.8 out of 5

344 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.6 out of 5

341 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.9 out of 5

344 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.7 out of 5

344 Patient Ratings


Dr. Silvia Bicalho is a professional, kind and excellent doctor.

Reviewed on November 24, 2019 6:43 PM

Dr. Bicalho is the best!

Reviewed on November 3, 2019 6:00 PM

I felt very well-informed, taken care of and understood. Your level of empathy for your patients is remarkable. Thank you for your support!

Reviewed on October 25, 2019 7:00 PM

I love Dr. Bicahlo and her staff.

Reviewed on October 6, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first visit with this provider. I really like her and felt very comfortable discussing health issues and asking questions.

Reviewed on September 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Sylvia is my OB-GYN. I had an issue, called for a special appointment, and was able to Sylvia in a reasonable amount of time. Sylvia listened to my concerns, examined me, and we talked about alternatives including seeing a urogynecolonist to rule out any bladder issues as well as undergoing some PT for some pelvic exercises. Simply put, Sylvia is the best and a genuine asset to AIMMC.

Reviewed on September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Came in for my annual exam. Exam performed, test ordered and dr. left the room. It appears that I could be pre-menopausal and I had questions, however, once she left the room visit was over. I felt rushed and disappointed.

Reviewed on September 5, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is wonderful. She's very attentive and listens to my questions. The staff are always courteous and professional.

Reviewed on September 4, 2019 7:00 PM

everyone was very nice!

Reviewed on September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Love this provider but wait times have been long recently.

Reviewed on August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is always very nice. Glad I have her!

Reviewed on August 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho was just the doctor I was hoping to have for my healthcare. She was compassionate, easy to talk with, understood my concerns, & offered me excellent advice. I was so pleased to have her as my new Gynecologist. It was my first visit & I wish I had known her years ago. Dr. Bicalho is the best.

Reviewed on August 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is a great physician. She always spends a lot of time with me and answers all of my questions. I never feel like the appointment is rushed. Dr. Bicalho has a way about her that is comforting and I have confidence in her ability to provide the best care possible. I would recommend her to anyone and everyone.

Reviewed on August 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is a wonderful person and an amazing doctor. I continue to work with Advocate because of how sincere and kind she is.

Reviewed on July 29, 2019 7:00 PM

I have been a patient of Dr Bibalbo for over 20 years love her

Reviewed on July 26, 2019 7:00 PM

extremely kind, thoughtful, caring and friendly

Reviewed on July 22, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on July 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Very tentative and seemed truly concerned with my issues and listened to me. Previously seen doctors that over talked me and disregarded my concerns and simply tried to push medication on me, but I did not get any of that during this visit. She was quick and efficient during my visit, and even called me herself with test results! Never had that happen before from other doctors.

Reviewed on July 5, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on June 10, 2019 7:00 PM

I didn't see the provider until almost an hour after my scheduled appointment time. I waited about 20 minutes in the waiting room, then went back with the nurse to get my vitals checked and be ready for the provider, and then it was another 30 minutes until I saw the doctor

Reviewed on May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

it didn't really feel like she was listening to what I had to say / she didn't seem to have the willingness other providers had to offer alternative solutions to issues I had

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

I have been going with Dr. Bichalo for years now and is always good to see a Dr. like her. Polite, understanding and experienced.

Reviewed on May 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bichalo did her best to make me feel comfortable as a trans masculine male and I applaud her for that! she's very sweet kind and considerate! I would recommend her for anyone who's seeking to go through this procedure!

Reviewed on May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

compassionate, gentle, easy to ask hard questions to, warm

Reviewed on April 26, 2019 7:00 PM

I am really glad I found Dr. Bicalho. She is so nice and professional. I trust her and I am glad she is my doctor.

Reviewed on April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho listened to my concerns and made great suggestions. She also suggested preventative means for my health.

Reviewed on April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Sylvia Bicalho is the most amazing obgyn ever. I have recommended her to anyone I can, and I have been seeing her since around 1998. She is kind, knowledgeable, intuitive.

Reviewed on April 1, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is wonderful. Love her!!

Reviewed on March 6, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho makes me feel very comfortable she listens & spends an appropriate amount of time w/me & makes sure my questions are answered.

Reviewed on March 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. B is thorough and an excellent Physician! I appreciate her and all of her colleagues in her office (Physicians, Nurses, Assistants, Office Staff). Thank you.

Reviewed on March 2, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicahlo is amazing and I have referred her to friends because she is so experienced and knowledgeable and also open to listening to all your concerns and answering all of your questions she always puts me at such ease

Reviewed on February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bichalo is very sweet and caring.

Reviewed on February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

The doctor and her staff are all very professional and friendly.

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho spends time explaining about my health, my body, mammograms, suggests me to meet with a geneticist. When I see her I feel like she has only one patient: me.

Reviewed on January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bichalo is my absolute favorite. I have been seeing her 10 years and the core staff has been there the whole time as well. that speaks a lot to the environment she creates!

Reviewed on January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

known this staff over 10 years and they are great.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicahlo was welcoming, warm, and engaging. She listened to me, double checked my medical records, and provided sound and concise advice/ recommendations. I look forward to continuing to work with her for all my gynecological needs.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

I saw Dr Bicahlo for my last 2 pregnancies and had a great experience.

Reviewed on January 21, 2019 6:00 PM

I loved Silvia Bicalho when I was healthy, and love her even more now. When results of a routine Pap smear didn't look quite right, she pushed for more tests that resulted in her finding cancer in a very early stage. Her determination and compassion were life-saving.

Reviewed on January 19, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicahlo is truly a doctor with expertise and compassion. I trust her 100%.

Reviewed on January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicahlo is amazing and would highly recommend her to anyone looking for an OB. She is attentive, patient, compassionate and makes sure you always feel comfortable leaving the office. Can't recommend her enough!

Reviewed on January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

Always very please with doctor and her staff.

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

No problems with the provider but the office itself always seems very busy and there is generally a wait well beyond one's appointment time.

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicahlo is always friendly and informative and willing to talk about my concerns, She seems to remember me even thought I see her seldom - yearly at best!

Reviewed on December 3, 2018 6:00 PM

I love Dr. Bicalho! She is one of a kind.

Reviewed on November 28, 2018 6:00 PM

The doctor took the time to get to know me and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on November 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho and her staff are usually fine. my husband, however, came into contact with receptionists at the front desk who seemed absolutely had no interest in servicing people or didn't understand the concept of it. They made my husband felt completely unwelcome and upset him when he was coming to see me in a hospital room.

Reviewed on November 18, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Silvia Bicalho is an excellent professional. Very attentive, always taking away all my doubts and leaving me calm in relation to my worries. I am very pleased and happy to have found Dr. Bicalho.

Reviewed on November 16, 2018 6:00 PM


Reviewed on November 13, 2018 6:00 PM

it was a good check up as always. thanks

Reviewed on September 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Top-notch care, as always.

Reviewed on September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Nicalho is great. she is always in a great mood, reasy to answer all my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on August 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is always professional, warm, interested, patient and calm. She explains things with minimum details.

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is excellent. I have referred many people to her. Office staff is always polite & friendly. Thank you Dr. B.

Reviewed on August 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is an amazing physician and I adore her and trust her with my health. I am not thrilled with the office itself (unfriendly staff at the front desk, the nurse assistants who weigh/take bp are not amazing). The actual nurses are great as well but you get less time with them. I have also been told contradicting things by these nurse assistants than what my doctor says which is frustrating. Like I said, I adore Dr. Bicalho, but if she were available at a different practice, I'd go there instead.

Reviewed on August 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Routine checkup. Dr. Bicahlo provided me with some referrals at my request for other doctor services I am in need of. As always, she was attentive and kind.

Reviewed on August 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho always take the time to listen. She remembers not only pertinent medical information but also major/ongoing events in her patients lives. This adds the extra personal touch that helps to create the best kind of...

Reviewed on July 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is THE best.

Reviewed on July 20, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on July 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Everyone was great! Thank you!

Reviewed on July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

I saw Dr. Bicalho for the first time for a prenatal visit. I felt well cared-for and not rushed. I'm thrilled that she will be my provider over the course of my pregnancy.

Reviewed on July 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho and her staff are always very nice and helpful.

Reviewed on July 3, 2018 7:00 PM

I've been going to Dr. Bicalho for 20 years. She is an excellent & thoughtful physician!

Reviewed on June 27, 2018 7:00 PM

she's the best gyne

Reviewed on June 26, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicahlo is amazing! she is compassionate and explains options. she cares about me as a person and my overall well being. she knows who I am and what is important to me

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Very knowledgeable MD. I trust her expertise. Appointment seemed fast as I have a lot of questions.

Reviewed on June 20, 2018 7:00 PM

I am very happy with Dr Bicalho.

Reviewed on June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Great visit, nice nurses and the doctor explains everything. Just forgot to tell me if she would call me back with next steps

Reviewed on June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

I didn't think this doctor had the best listening skills or bedside manner. She did not explain things (strep b test, checking to see if baby was breech) before doing them, which was uncomfortable.

Reviewed on June 10, 2018 7:00 PM

The visit was great.

Reviewed on June 2, 2018 7:00 PM

difficult to schedule an appointment that's not 2 months out.

Reviewed on June 1, 2018 7:00 PM

I find Dr. Bicalho combines competence and caring. Our visits never feel rushed and I always fee she responds to all of my concerns in a thoughtful manner.

Reviewed on May 22, 2018 7:00 PM

I enjoy Dr. Bichalo. She's a great doctor.

Reviewed on May 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho was awesome, and really affirmed my desire for the procedure I wished to move forward with. I am very satisfied with her level of care and attention to detail for the procedure and what to expect.

Reviewed on May 15, 2018 7:00 PM

My experience with Dr. Bicahlo was very professional, she was interested in my personal life and any worries I had. She was excellent at her job.

Reviewed on May 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is a very kind , passionate and caring doctor. not only did wet talk about my visit, she also cares about my family. I have recommended her to many friends and we're all very happy with her!

Reviewed on May 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho always listens to any worry or concerns you have. She always puts my mind at ease.

Reviewed on April 18, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on April 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Love you, Dr. Bicalho~you're the very best!!

Reviewed on April 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Silvia Bicalho is a wonderful doctor! She is a kind human being

Reviewed on March 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Helpful if they would schedule apptmnts. regularly. 2 years lapsed did not receive reminder for annual, when I called asked why I wanted to see doctor after it seemed had accessed my file. Planned Parenthood was better at all of this which I used before getting insurance through work.

Reviewed on March 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is an amazing professional. I have friends that see her as a doctor as well. And they are so pleased as I am having her as a doctor.

Reviewed on March 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is an exceptional physician. She respects my wishes and informs me about all of my options. The nurses are also very prompt about responding to calls.

Reviewed on March 7, 2018 6:00 PM

I arrived early and was able to actually see the doctor early which was great. She spent a good amount of time with me and was helpful in answering my questions.

Reviewed on February 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Provider was incredibly condescending, began appt. exclaiming "you look great!" We had never met. By her comment she meant "what a great man you make, good job!" This is something most trans folk do not want to be congratulated for. She made comments about younger adults and how she "worries about them" pursing gender confirming procedures. She also ask to examine me after I informed her I had a regular pap 6 weeks earlier, she did not offer an explanation why an exam was needed.

Reviewed on February 20, 2018 6:00 PM

I was quite pleased with NO wait to be taken to exam room when I arrived in the office. Physician was on time and spent adequate time with me. Thank you very much. I know she is busy and it is a busy office.

Reviewed on February 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is an excellent doctor. She has a lot of compassion for her patients and truly makes you feel cared for.

Reviewed on February 9, 2018 6:00 PM


Reviewed on January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

They literally don't get better than Dr. Bicalho. She's hands down the best doctor I've ever had. I trust and respect her completely and am so grateful to be under her care.

Reviewed on January 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is the best. She squeezed me in even though she was booked solid because she knew that I was leaving the state. She is an excellent provider and I will miss working with her (as I have left the state). I highly recommend her to patients and friends alike. She is the best!

Reviewed on January 21, 2018 6:00 PM

I am happy with Dr. Bicalho.

Reviewed on January 21, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Bicalho is the best doctor I have ever seen. She cares, and wants to know about your health, and life in general. She is a genuine as it comes. The staff are always pleasant, and help with any questions I have while I'm there, or when I call.

Reviewed on January 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is truly the best; her care, manner, professional & knowledge, is top tier. Advocate is so lucky to have her!

Reviewed on January 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho is very nice and knowledgeable and personable, but last visit, she was mostly chatting with me and I felt interrupted when trying to talk about my health concerns.

Reviewed on January 10, 2018 6:00 PM

they are excellent and I always recommend them to anyone who is in need of gyn doctor

Reviewed on January 5, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicalho was kind and caring as always.

Reviewed on December 31, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Bicahlo is great. She spends the time needed to cover everything in an annual exam. She is warm and personable, and I would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on December 29, 2017 6:00 PM

Thank you very much for the wonderful care. Your understanding, kindness are greatly appreciated.

Reviewed on December 26, 2017 6:00 PM

The visit was quite short. I would have liked to ask some questions but the appointment was over before I realized it and had a chance to ask.

Reviewed on December 26, 2017 6:00 PM

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Clinical Interests

  • Gynecology
  • LGBTQ Health
  • Obstetrics
  • TGNC - Hormone/Surgery/Procedures
  • TGNC - Primary Care/OBGYN
  • Urogynecology


  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS


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