Patricia D. Chico, MD

Family Physician, Lead Physician, Esperanza Health Center – Marquette Clinic, Chicago, IL; Secretary, American Academy of Family Physicians Reproductive Health Member Interest Group; Illinois Academy of Family Physician National Conference of Constituency Leaders Delegate for Women’s Constituency; National Health Service Corps Student to Service Scholar.

Dr. Chico is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, where she also completed her family medicine residency. She practices full-spectrum family medicine at a school-based Federally Qualified Health Center on Chicago’s southwest side. A native of a nearby Chicago neighborhood, Dr. Chico is excited to serve a diverse community of undocumented Latino immigrants and African-Americans. She is passionate about women’s health and provides patient-centered family planning and maternity care. She enjoys teaching medical students and residents rotating on the labor and delivery ward at St. Anthony Hospital. She has presented posters at multiple national conferences and has published articles on reproductive health. She believes that family medicine’s most critical challenge is creating and sustaining a diverse workforce and administration that reflects and represents the patients it serves.