At GI Alliance of Illinois, we are a physician-led practice with a patient-centric focus, meaning you will always be our top priority. We know how important it is to feel comfortable with your provider and to know that you are cared about every step of the way. When choosing a provider, it is important to find one that is not only knowledgeable about your GI condition but one that can provide you with the support you need. Our practice is known across the state because of our top rated gastroenterologists and staff. We would love for you to browse through the reviews below from past and present patients who have been right where you are so that you can make the most informed decision when choosing a GI provider. Once you have read the reviews, reach out to a GI Alliance of Illinois location near you— we would love a chance to connect with you and find out how we can help you achieve better GI health.
"I have been a patient of Dr. Samir Patel for many years. I trust him immensely. He is professional, good at his practice, and friendly. Anyone looking for a gastroenterologist I highly recommend Dr. Patel"
"Dr. Patel is Excellent! He listens, answers all questions, & I'm learning alot about the digestive system from him. Dr. Patel goes above & beyond to help his patients. I've had GI problems all my life & Dr. Patel is the only physician I've seen who wants to find the underlying cause of my issues. I highly recommend Dr. Patel & I already have to family, friends, & coworkers."
"The Team at Gialliance was great! Having my first experience at this made it very stress free and comfortable. Dr Patel did a great Job explaining the procedure and his team of nurses were amazing. Highly recommend this Group to anyone that requires a gastroenterologist for routine Check up or anything else. Great overall experience! Thank you"
"I have been a patient of Dr. Patel for more than 20 years. He is a dedicated professional bent on finding the proper cure at any time. Always available, insistent on his patient following his proscribed care and dedicated to care."
"I am a new patient. Dr Patel is an excellent listener and is very observant. He is very thorough and communicates as he performs the exam, explains why. I am scheduled for an Endoscopy with him and I trust that he will be thorough. He has made me feel confident in his ability. I highly recommend Dr Patel."
"I first saw Rhonda the NP and then she had Dr Patel come in. He is was AWESOME!! They both were great! The front staff was very friendly. Dr Patel cares and you makes you know he cares. I was in pain he assessed me and was gentle and compassionate. I’m so glad he is my Dr!"
"Your health is taken for granted until it fails you. Having a group like Dr Patel has its made my life manageable. They speak to you as a human first as a patient second. I've never been more comfortable in such an uncomfortable situation.. I'm thankful and confidant in them."
"I saw Dr. Patel for an in office visit for the first time. I really felt comfortable speaking with him as well as feeling my issues and concerns being addressed. He seemed to be very knowledgeable in his field of medicine which is always a concern for me. I was impressed."
"Dr Jamon Patel is awesome! I struggled with belly issues for yrs and was always told it was stress, always just dismissed. My GP put me in contact with Dr Patel and he knew exactly what was wrong. He put me on correct meds and I feel fantastic! His office staff is so caring. I will recommend him!"
"Doctor Patel changed my life.. i was suffering from chronic indigestion and reflux and I didn’t know where to turn so at one point after doing a bit of research I found Dr. Patel initially we did some homeopathic stuff where I changed my diet my routines what I did after eating and eventually we realize that the problem is much deeper rooted in a physical obstruction/complication. This is where Dr. Patel recommended the TIFT surgery and it’s been 3 months since the surgery and I am back to eating what I like. Thank you so much Dr."
"My case is very complex. Seen many doctors and turned away. Dr. Patel took my case and stayed with me. He is up on the latest health conditions and treatments. He made no judgement and listen to everything with understanding and addressed my concerns."
"Dr. Patel is amazing. He is caring, understanding and explains everything to you in a way that you can understand from start to finish. I would not ever see anyone else. He made an unpleasant procedure very easy. Thanks Dr. Patel!!!"
"Ive had the pleasure of having Dr. Daksesh Patel for my doctor, I like his kind mild manner, as he listens when I speak and tell him of my concerns, and how Im feeling. He”s very thorough in the actions he takes, covering all basis, and options, to finding a solution to getting me to feel better.I appreciate him and I thank him for being a great doctor. Cassondra Cole"
"Dr. Patel was very informative and direct about the Colonoscopy procedure and made me feel very comfortable before and after the procedure. He answered all of my questions and acted in a very professional manner. Thank you Dr. Patel !!!"
"I absolutely would encourage my friends and family to go to IGI! The staff are very personable and friendly. They put me at ease the minute I walked through the door! They were knowledgeable and answered all my questions about my surgery and what it entailed. They took such good care of me, I almost wanted to stay! Dr. Patel talked with me before and after surgery . I almost felt like I was his only patient! I give them a 5 star rating!!! Very pleased from start to finish!!!"
"This doc….changed my life… My Gerd symptoms, my skin conditions…. This doc through diet recommendations cleared up my skin And through a minimally invasive surgery (after months of alternative testing) helped me overcome my acid reflux, look into this guy, he might be able to help you!"
"I highly recommend Dr. Patel and his staff if you are in need of a colonoscopy. I was nervous for weeks leading up to my procedure. Dr. Patel and his staff were great at calming my fears and efficient with completing the procedure. I was in and out in approximately an hour and a half!"
"I felt very comfortable discussing my health issues with Dr. Patel. I appreciated the time he took to listen to symptoms and followed up by asking me clarifying questions. Procedure was ordered in effort to identify possible issues. In addition, I would like to point out both the initial appointment and follow up tests were scheduled in a timely manner."
"Dr. Patel was very professional and had a great bedside manner. He called me in advance to go over my test prep and actual test details. He made an uncomfortable test, very easy and relaxed for me. He also seemed to generally care about my health."
"My first visit DR. Patel is very kind, and compassionate &professional asking me great questions and really listening to my issues. His plan for me is very good. I am glad I found him to care for me and would recommend to friends and family for GI care."
"Dr. Patel is very informative when answering questions that I have. I am highly pleased with every appointment, procedures or interaction that I have experienced with him. I would definitely recommend him"
"Dr. Patel is very professional but down to earth where he is approachable and easy to converse with. I’m not one that enjoys medication. I know most times your body needs medication to expedite the healing process. However., once healed I look towards a more natural way to keep up with maintenance of my body. The dr. took my input and tailored a path of treatment that may prove to be more successful in keeping me healthy. Thank You Dr. Patel."
"The service at Dr Yogesh Patel’s office was excellent. The front desk and nurses were professional and very polite. They took the time to explain things in detail and followed up when required. In particular Dr Patel was very easy to talk to. He set very clear expectations about the process and procedure and his communication skills was impressive."
"Dr Patel and his staff were very professional from the time I arrived to the minute they walked me out for my ride home. They asked all the right questions with precise follow up calls and results. I highly recommend his entire team."
"First appointment today was with Dr Patel. Very professional and helped troubleshoot my issues. It was a step up from my prior GI doctor and to top it off, he had an unbelievable staff working with him. From the ladies behind the desk to the person taking my vitals, they set the bar high for other GI offices."
"Dr Patel took the time to describe the procedure and answer my questions. He listened to my concerns and allowed me to make decisions prior to the procedure as to what I did and did not want done should they find anything."
"Dr. Patel’s listening, empathy, and communication of care plan were exceptional. As a patient with autoimmune disease and odd/vague symptoms that frustrate many doctors, I was so thankful for Dr. Patel’s time and care. Even in the last appointment of the day past closing time, he gave me his full attention, consideration, and communication of the plan toward diagnosis."
"Best GI doctor I have ever had. He is the only one who has taken time to listen to me and make me feel like my health truly matters. Only one who has taken time and tested me for illnesses and found the cause of my issues and now we can finally fight for a cure for me. Thank you Dr. Patel. You will always be my favorite doctor."
"I’ve had GI issues since I was a child. When I caught Covid in 2020, 4 weeks after I recovered, I developed some worsening GI problems. No one could figure out what was wrong with me. I was one of those long haulers. I was referred to Dr. Patel, and he did extensive testing to get to the root of my problem. He set me up with a functional medicine specialist, and I recovered significantly after treatment. I’m forever grateful for Dr. Patel, and his team. I highly recommend him to all of my family, and friends. Now that covid has been around for a while more, and more people are having the same issues I had after recovering. If you’re one of those please see Dr. Patel!"
"Phenomenal experience from start to finish. Quality receptionist, nurses and doctor Patel. It was 1st colonoscopy so naturally I was nervous, but my brother who’s a doctor highly recommended him. In hindsight, I can see why he did."
"(Translated by Google) Doctor Patel treated me very kindly, he explained my problem clearly and the possible options to solve it. (Original) Doctor Patel me atendió con mucha amabilidad, me explicó claramente mi problema y las posibles opciones para solucionarlo."
"Dr. Patel is very caring to patients. His office always follow up with patients status, condition and called to remind you for an appointment. I’m glad that my mom is one of his patients. My mom is 89 years old had many gallstones. She was admitted to another hospital but the doctor there couldn’t help her to remove the gallstones due to her age. I’m very fortunate that Dr. Hyser recommend Dr. Patel. He is able to relief my mom’s pain and remove all the gallstone. She is so happy and so touch by that. Thank you so much Dr. Patel. I would recommend Dr. Patel. He is very confident on what he does and very professional."
"Dr. Patel is a caring physician that exhibited a real interest in not only my diagnosis but long term objectives. His genuine care and the time spent with me to determine the best course of care was fantastic. Highly recommend."
"My experience visit with Dr Patel Daksesh, a Gastrologist office visit was comfortable. He gave me his full attention of my concerns also explained in detail including a menu plan to follow. My diet changes has greatly improved. I will follow up in a month. I highly recommend Dr Patel Daksesh and I give him 5 stars!! Wonderful Doctor"
"Best gastro I've been to. I've had gut issues for decades. No other gastro tested as thoroughly as Dr Patel. He really listened to me and discovered a congenital condition I've been living with my whole life. Life changing!"
"Dr. Patel has been my gastroenterologist for several years now. I find him to be extremely competent and also quite personable. To me, bedside manner is very important. If I’m not feeling well I want to be able to at least talk comfortably with my doctor. Dr. Patel has always provided excellent bedside manner. He is very good at explaining all health issues involved. I have had a number of gastric issues over my lifetime. He has handled them all very well and my gastric health has improved tremendously. I have no intention of changing gastroenterologist in the future."
"Let me just be honest. I'm the scariest person ever when it comes to doctors dentist etc. I have had some well pleased Doctors and DENTISTS. There was just something extra phenomenal about Dr. Jaymon Patel, M.D. and his whole team. Once you go beyond them doors and hit the first desk everything changes. EVERY feeling ceases because she's going to reassure you of it. You know how some offices just say things to move you along because it's a constant day after day, hours after hours same routine. So it becomes a routine for them. Nope.....NOT HERE. IT BECAME A RIPPLE EFFECT LIKE A BAND PLAYING ON ONE ACCORD. EVERYTHING FLOWED AFTER THAT. EVERYONE OF THEM WERE TEAM PLAYERS AND MADE SURE YOU MATTERED. NO ADORNMENT BECOMES THIS OFFICE WITH THEIR KINDNESS ,MEEKNESS, JUSTICE AND SOLICITOUS. I THANK YOU ALL. THIS IS HOW IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE DONE!!! 👍 NO DOUBT THEY'RE ALL HEAVEN SENT. 😇 😇 😇 🙏 🙏 🙏...NO ISSUES AFTER PROCEDURE SEE YOU ALL IN 10 YEARS! .....HALLELUJAH!!!"
"I encountered Dr. Patel while hospitalized for a required procedure. II was impressed with his thoroughness, concerns, and bedside manner. Because of this experience, I returned to him as a patient and have been equally satisfied as such. I highly recommend him."
"Dr. Patel has suburb bedside manners and kept my appointment very professional and informative. He really listened to my concerns and questions, and took the time to explain details to me about my diagnosis that no doctor has explained before. He was very respectful to all he worked with, and made the atmosphere in the office very upbeat and positive."
"Dr. Patel was very confident and thorough, he read reports from test that were done, and had a treatment plan. It may have taken sometime but seems to be working. I’m grateful for his dedication and time he took to help my condition."
"Love Dr. Patel's bedside manner. He is very caring and I felt very comfortable in his abilities. Unfortunately have to switch due to location but I would still be a patient if his practice were closer to my home."
"I think he's a very good doctor took me a little bit to realize this but I have been dealing with chroens for 20 plus years and haven't been able to get were I need to be and Dr Patel is trying to make it happen"
"Dr. Samir Patel is an EXCEPTIONAL doctor who exhibits impeccable bedside manners! He is very smart, passionate about his patients, and he doesn’t talk down to people. He explains things in a very concise manner. He is direct but in a respectful way. I have been his patient since 2014. When I first saw him, I was very nervous as I was experiencing some colon issues. He held my hand prior to me receiving anesthesia and made me feel at ease. I had the colonoscopy without any complications. Today, 5/18/2022, I had my routine colonoscopy. Nothing has changed about Dr. Patel. He is still a wonderful doctor! A few things that are really impressive are his staff, each time I visit him my husband is with me and Dr. Patel never treats him as if he is a fixture in the room, he talks to both of us, and he answers any questions my husband has, after the procedure he always give me my medical report with photos, and he has a sense of humor. If I could give him 100 stars I would."
"Dr.Patel is very kind and personable. I am very picky when it comes to my health and physicians. Dr.Patel is one of two I swear by. His staff is equivalently kind and personable. All bedside manners are to be modeled."
"Dr. Patel took his time to discuss my illness and explain causes with treatment options. He is respectful, welcoming and has very good bedside manners. After my initial appointment, a few days later he called to check how I was doing. It was refreshing to find a doctor who genuinely cares for his patients. Dr. Patel is excellent!!"
"While I can't speak to his diagnostic abilities, as my appointment was a consultation related to an issue that had already come and gone, my impression of Dr. Patel was that he is very friendly and will answer all of your questions. I really felt confident that he knows his stuff, and he was happy to re-word and repeat things until he was sure we were on the same page."
"Dr. Patel discovered that I still had a Stent in the duct of Pancreas and also informed me of Barrettes esophagus and treated me for a fungal infection that previous GI Drs didn't. So for the best care go to him."
"Dr. Patel is friendly and takes the time to discuss any concerns one may have. I like the fact that he is willing to spend time with you and isn't in a rush to see another patient. Would highly recommend him to anyone needing a GI physician."
"Dr. Patel is one of my favorite doctors. He’s very patient, he takes the time to answer all of my questions, he explains things really clearly, and it’s obvious that he has a genuine care for his patients. I would recommend him to anyone who was looking for a GI."
"I arrived at the office a few minutes earlier than my appointment time. I didn’t sit long before I was called to the exam room. The nurse assistant took all my vitals and went over my information sheet and meds. She was very professional and had great customer service. When she finished she advised me that Dr Patel would be right in and he was. He addressed my concerns and explained the plan of action. When he finished he went over my questions and explained everything in a very easy to understand manner. I look forward to my future with Dr Patel."
"This is one of the best organized and most efficient clinics I've had the pleasure of visiting, and with the long list of procedures I have undergone, both inpatient and outpatient, the list is very long. From the reception/intake station through to discharge, the staff was friendly, efficient, and very professional. Dr. Patel and his technician seem to have a solid collegial relationship, essential for anxiety causing procedures. They are an uplifting team to having working on one's internal issues."
"I don't really need to see doctors on a regular schedule outside of a yearly physical but when I'm in need I ask for a referral from my primary and in this case he asked me to contact Dr. Daksesh Patel. From the appointment made in advance, to the day of procedure, the staff, nurses and Dr. Patel were terrific 👍. I would highly recommend Dr. Patel for your Colonoscopy. Randy Cassel Lincolnwood, IL"
"Dr. Patel listened and treated me much more politely and conscientiously than my first GNT. I'm very pleased to have found him. Last year he performed surgery on and repaired my hiatal hernia, and I'm very pleased with the results. He's very focused and attentive."
"I seen Dr Patel for a routine procedure and he is very Professional and friendly. He explains things with you once you make your appointment and also after the procedure. This is the 2nd time I have seen him in 5 years and he is still the same. His staff is very nice also. I have referred him to other friends, family & co-workers as well. I highly recommend him and doing any outpatient procedures at his Oaklawn office on southwest highway is a nice option instead of having to go to Christ Hospital. You will be in good hands with Dr Patel!"
"Dr. Patel listened very attentively to my medical history and my present issues. He then explained , in plain language, the options I had along with his recommendations. I felt very comfortable with the mutually agreed to path forward. He is very friendly and an excellent listener."
"Lauren, Dr. Arndt's P A was going to tell Kim Dr. Patel's nurse to call me to set up an appt. for a EGD. So far I've heard nothing and it's been a few weeks. I suppose I have to call Dr. Patel's office to see what happened."
"Dr. Patel is the real deal. Not only very good at what he does, his bedside manner is wonderful, his staff is wonderful and this what you need. I would Recommend Dr. Patel to anyone in need of a GI doctor."
"I have been a patient of Dr.Patel for over a year receiving treatment and education for a number of symptoms and questions. Dr. Patel is a competent, knowledgeable, and a caring specialist. He emphasizes patient education as well as care, modern medicine as well as natural treatments, and a wholistic approach to health care as well as a focus on specific problems. I recommend him most highly."
"Dr. Patel and his staff were extremely helpful in providing options, explaining my condition and went out of their way to assist in looking for alternatives in testing. I left another practice due to inconsistencies and communication challenges and have been very happy in the switch to Dr. Patel."
"Dr Patel was an active listener and wrote my medical history, reviewed it with me, and shared his thoughts on my possible diagnoses and plan of care. He spent time listening to my concerns and made me feel like I was his only patient and priority of the day. I am thankful I found him and his team (Jess)."
"I’ve had stomach problems my whole life. When my general practitioner mentioned Dr Patel was the best she definitely wasn’t lying. He took the time to actually get to know me and took all my concerns very seriously. I actually felt like he cared and cares for a positive outcome."
"Dr. Patel is a rather skilled gastroenterologist and surgeon who speaks quite well in either strict medical terminology or plain old shop talk. He’s a real person who acts like a regular guy who happens to be incredibly intelligent, skilled and gifted physician. He is polite and courteous to a fault. His sense of humor is both present and active, if not also quite good! His team uses only the most modern anesthesia techniques and medicines to safely sedate us, but not put us at undue risk or leave us foggy after procedures such as colonoscopy or EGD. The VERY FIRST THING Dr. Patel did when we met was to tell me he’d be asking an awful lot of medical questions later, but wanted first to just get to know me as a person. I was quite shocked and taken aback! Never had a specialist used this approach with me!! We shot the proverbial “stuff” at length and even had a few laughs!! Then a most detailed examination and evaluation followed. It was intense and moved quickly. He recommended the exact diagnostics I hoped I’d receive and numerous tests with which I’m not acquainted. The diagnostics are scheduled quite soon. I’ll have a much better idea why my “guts” hurt so very much, lately. Thank God and Dr. Patel!!!!!!"
"Very friendly and professional, as a doctor myself, I tend to be more critical, but in this case, he met all the criteria of lectures I’ve attended that recommend how a “doc” is supposed to be with his patients and then some."
"I met Dr. Petal last April for the first time. He was very friendly, easy to talk and listening quietly. He took a detailed note for all my complaints and explained different treatment options that he thought would help to improve my health situation. I will see him again soon."
"Dr. Patel has been great, I started seeing him after being referred by my primary care Doctor in 2019. His front office team has always been very kind as well and I feel that he really listens to all of my symptoms. Dr. Patel’s greatest quality to me is his honesty. He is capable of giving tough feedback, which may be hard to hear but you know is in your best interest. I have never felt pressured by him to do unnecessary procedures or take medicine i didn’t want to take. When I have asked about switching medicines, he has been knowledgeable about them and open to working with me to find the treatment which is right for me. He has performed an upper endoscopy and a bravo test on me and has informed me of the various options I have to treat my GERD. I trust him as my gastroenterologist and would recommend him to anyone having issues similar to my own. Thank you, Dr. Patel! Sam Sailer"
"Dr. Patel is such a kind and knowledgeable dr. He took time to listen, looked things up for me, rearranged his schedule to get me in for a procedure at my convenience. And he came up with creatve solution for covid restriction changes. He is gentle and a wonderful person, colleague and Dr."
"Dr. Patel is a very knowledgeable gastroenterologist. He is informative and friendly. I felt like he actually cared about my gut issues and was interested in providing the information and care I needed over the long haul."
"Dr Patel was upbeat, engaging and seemed genuinely interested in making sure I was comfortable and informed. Took time to show/explain procedure, again in a way that felt as if I mattered, not just another patient in the schedule."
"I met Dr Patel I was in methodist hosp I had covid 19 and had not ate anything for 22 days was on my final round then came Dr Patel he explained everything about what I was going thru .Then he treated me and I have had no pain ican eat any and everything I feel he truly saved my life .What more can I say what more do you need to know !"
"I strongly dislike going to Dr appt. Anxiety levels hit the highest levels. As soon as I see the Dr is not listening to me I just shut down. Dr. Jayson Patel listened to everything I had to say attentively. His energy made me feel at ease right away. I'm very impressed with this since most of our discussion are already extremely hard things to talk about. So happy and thankful Dr Patel is my Doctor. He made sure I understood what my care plan was and the reasons why!!!"
"Dr. Patel is a very personable doctor who listens to everything you say and answers your questions concisely. He is determined to find solutions for your health issues. Appointments are kept in a timely manner, and doesn’t rush you out from yours. I would recommend seeing him."
"A few days before procedure, Dr. Patel calls personally to explain what is going to happen. I have never had the doctor call himself, a VERY nice and personal thing to do. His staff, nurses etc. are extremely nice and caring. Everything is explained in detail and you are taken very good care of. They even call you the day after your procedure to check in how you are doing. I have been going to Dr. Patel for 15 years and the service has been I of the highest quality throughout. Highly recommend."