Dr. Kristi Machemer attended Medical School at University of Illinois at Chicago (graduated 1997). From there she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota to receive Pediatric residency training at University of Minnesota (graduated 2000), and then to Duke University in Durham, North Carolina to complete a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship (graduated 2003). After a few years of practicing Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, she has returned to her first love, General Pediatrics.

Dr. Machemer is married with an adorable Weimaraner dog mix named Sydney.