Patient Reviews

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.

5.0 Review from J.A. Source: Google Mar 25 2023

"I love Dr. Glaws. He is patient, funny, informative and easy to talk to. He looks for the real problem and finds real solutions. I won't go to any other gastro doc."

5.0 Review from E.B. Source: Google Jan 25 2023

"Finding a doctor whom you can fully trust and rely about your health is one delicate task. For my husband Steve and I, I did ask recommendations from friends and others I know. I did go farther than that by going to a website that can tell me more about the person like what school where he graduated, where he did his residency, if there is any lawsuit against him. Having these informations is only a part of the equation but are solid enough to hold unto for a start. With all the names I was recommended and my own researched, I chose Dr. Walter Reid Glaws, DO. I started seeing him on the 3rd quarter of 2008. My husband followed my lead a year later. Dr. Glaws is been our gastroenterologist for over 14 years. We highly and absolutely recommend Dr Glaws to anyone who is in need of his expertise. He has the integrity, intelligence, energy and unwavering dedication to do his job the best he can. He has the excellent physician manners to his patients, full of compassion and understanding and takes his time to explain to his patients things they needed to know. Our honest observations of him for over 14 long years is that his patient's well being is his foremost goal as a physician. Deep in his heart, we noticed he takes his ( Hipocrates Oath seriously when taking care his patients. He had performed multiple endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures to us through the years. He had done several biopsies and and several polyps removals too. I underwent GERD treatment and was a success as well. In 2009, he found in my endoscopy procedure that I have nodules in my stomach wall. I went to see a surgeon (and got 4 more different opinions from other surgeons who aren't related to one another) that led me to have a partial gastrectomy. After my successful stomach surgery, we continued to go visit him for any gastroenterology issues we have. He moved in 2018 from the clinic where we used to go see him that is just 7 minutes away from our residence. He moved quite from us to other branches of his practice group. I went to see another one but I don't see those same qualities he have so we decided to follow him. My husband and I, just have our 2 endoscopy and 2 colonoscopy procedures with him this Dec. of 2022. Again, as always his service was unparallel. We can boldly say, we owe him so much of our good health in his expertise and that we're so appreciative for all he had done for us and for many more years to come. His office employees are awesome and so helpful and kind. The Northshore Endoscopy Center in Waukegan where we have our back to back procedures is a great place to go. The employees- from front desk, nurses, anesthesiologist, and everyone in the there were amazing and compassionate. May God bless Dr Glaws, his family and the people who work with him always. Thank you greatly to you all. Respectfully Yours, Evangeline Evanston, IL."

5.0 Review from A.M. Source: Google Dec 25 2022

"Dr. Glaws is very caring. He listen to you and care about your health condition. I know Dr. Glaws for about 14 years as my gastroenterologist. I highly recommend him to my family as well as my friends. Dr.Glaws is the best gastroenterologist I ever known."

5.0 Review from M.O. Source: Google Dec 25 2022

"I have been a client of Dr. Glaws for over 10 years. He is a very experienced, knowledgeable and kind physician. He spends time answering your questions, is up to date on advances and changes in gastroenterology practice. Would highly recommend him for all."

5.0 Review from T.S. Source: Google Aug 25 2022

"A very honest and patient focused doctor"

5.0 Review from S.T. Source: Google Jun 25 2022

"Dr. Glaws takes his time with his patients. He listens and is compassionate."

5.0 Review from K.N. Source: Google May 25 2022

"I’m a patient of Doctor Glaws. He treats his patients with the utmost care, respect, and professionalism. He’s patient and listens to his patients. Doctor Glaws takes the time to explain all procedures or diagnosis’ with his patients. He is open to patient input into their healthcare. I would recommend Doctor Glaws to anyone who needs a gastroenterologist. He’s the best in his field. You will be pleasantly surprised by his pleasant office staff and Doctor Glaws’ excellent care."

5.0 Review from J.B. Source: Google May 25 2022

"Dr.Glaws is one of the best and exceptional gastrointestinal specialist in the lake county area, the entire group is filled with exceptional doctor(s) that care about their patients. I highly recommend them especially Dr.Glaws for your healthcare needs."

5.0 Review from K.S. Source: Google May 25 2022

"I used to see Dr. Wait but she retired this past summer of 21. She recommended I see her colleague Dr. Glaws and I'm glad she did. I have tests I need to do but he was very nice and very knowledgeable and easy to talk to as well. I would definitely recommend seeing him if you need a gastroenterology doctor!"

5.0 Review from B.R. Source: Google May 25 2021

"Dr. Glaws is an excellent gastroenterologist. I've been seeing him for over 20 years and he and his team have always given me the best care."

5.0 Review from C.D. Source: Google May 25 2020

"Since being in his care I have had no issues with my liver problem or any other gastro problems. He has put me on a regiment with medication and tests that seem to be working and he keeps a good eye on my issues. He and his nurse are very personable and they really seem to care about me and remember personal things we have discussed at earlier visits."