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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 A.B. Source: Google Feb 25 2023

"Dr. Patel has seen me for endoscopy & colonoscopy work. He has always taken his time to explain the procedures and the findings. Dr. Patel is very competent and personable. Sincerely, al bragg"

5.0 Review from J.H. Source: Google Dec 25 2022

"Colonoscopy went very well."

5.0 Review from D.S. Source: Google Nov 25 2022

"Love the nurses here, so kind, friendly and compassionate. I personally wouldn’t go to anyone else for a colonoscopy as Dr Patel listens and is also very kind."

5.0 Review from J.J. Source: Google Oct 25 2022

"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 !!!"

5.0 Review from J.S. Source: Google Sep 25 2022

"I’m heading into my 3rd colonoscopy and trust Dr Patel to do the very best he can for me."

5.0 Review from J.R. Source: Google Sep 25 2022

"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!"

5.0 Review from C.B. Source: Google Sep 25 2022

"My experience was so outstanding I can hardly wait for my next colonoscopy! Dr. Patel was terrific and the staff assisting were amazing. What a great team of professionals working together."

5.0 Review from H.B. Source: Google Jul 25 2022

"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."

5.0 Review from A.E. Source: Google May 25 2022

"Fast, painless ..easiest colonoscopy ever"

5.0 Review from P.L. Source: Google May 25 2022

"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."

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

"Dr Patel and the staff were very kind and professional for my 1st colonoscopy. Thank you."

5.0 Review from R.C. Source: Google May 25 2022

"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"

4.0 Review from M.N. Source: Google May 25 2022

"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."

5.0 Review from E.M. Source: Google May 25 2021

"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!!!!!!"

5.0 Review from D.C. Source: Google May 25 2021

"Dr. Patel and his staff were Great, Extremely patient and professional. I would highly recommend you do a consultation with this staff for your regular colonoscopy check up."

5.0 Review from L.H. Source: Google May 25 2021

"First colonoscopy, worried for nothing. It was a piece of cake. Everyone was fantastic, especially Dr. Patel"

5.0 Review from J.P. Source: Google May 25 2021

"First met with Dr. Kaiser on September 28, 2020 for a consultation regarding intestinal problems I was experiencing. After a lengthy conversation about my concerns, he suggested we begin with a Colonoscopy then get the results and go from there. I had the colonoscopy a week later, October 7th, and was attended to by Dr. Patel. Procedure went well, and I was contacted by I.G. office nurse on Friday, October 9th that my diagnosis was Lymphocytic Colitis and a steroid was being ordered for me that I was to take daily for 8 weeks and that would hopefully take care of the inflammation problem in my large intestine. But alas, my insurance would not cover the cost of the medicine even though it was generic. At this point, October 13th I am still awaiting a response from Dr. Patel's office, or Dr. khaiser's office, or Walgreens regarding what the next step is."

5.0 Review from B.L. Source: Google May 25 2019

"Wait time was minimal. Office clean. Staff friendly. Dr. Patel listened and spoke. He read info I provided from my other Doctors. All went well. Scheduled Colonoscopy right away."

5.0 Review from M.G. Source: Google May 25 2018

"Dr. Patel performed my colonoscopy . Dr. Patel called me on the phone prior to the prep and asked some questions about my health history, went over the possibilities of the risks of the procedure . He gave a thorough explanation of the prep . His office had sent over the prep instructions weeks prior but he just went over everything. He answered my questions and that was that. He seems very intelligent, to the point and very professional.The first time i met him in person was minutes before the procedure. He was well dressed, explained the procedure really quick and before i knew it i woke up in recovery. After the procedure he came & gave information to me & my husband about what he found . He answered our questions and let us know he would give us a call when he had the results. His office staff also called a couple days prior to make sure I understood everything."