Bringing Together the Nation's Top Gastroenterologists

GI Alliance provides the highest-quality care to patients with the resources of the largest GI group in the nation.

GI Alliance

When your local gastroenterologist is a member of the GI Alliance (GIA), it means that your gastroenterology practice is supported by the nation’s largest and most reputable team of gastroenterology experts. The partnership between GI practices allows physicians to continue providing the highest-quality of personalized care to their patients while establishing an organization with the resources to provide the most innovative and superb care.

About GI Alliance

GI Alliance (GIA) was formed in 2018 with the partnership of Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC) and Waud Capital Partners (WCP), forming the largest gastroenterology group in the United States. Brands that are now a part of GIA include Bay Area Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology Associates LLC, Greater Houston Gastroenterology, Illinois Gastroenterology Group, and Texas Digestive Disease Consultants.

Dr. James (“Jim”) Weber, the CEO of GIA and President of TDDC, says “Our patients are at the heart of every strategic decision we make. Forming GI Alliance positions us not only to continue achieving superior clinical outcomes for our patients, but also to create operational efficiencies, to grow our footprint nationally with other like-minded practices, and to attract, retain, and appropriately compensate top physicians.”

As a part of GI Alliance, your local practice is able to offer:

    • A network of gastroenterology specialists from around the country
    • Comprehensive care for every age
    • Cutting-edge technology
    • Access to most insurances accepted and self-pay options
    • And much more

Dedicated To Serving You

All of our offices are passionate about providing for your digestive health needs.

Our GI Alliance partner practices are proud to offer state-of-the-art, compassionate care. By sharing knowledge and investing in research, GI Alliance empowers our physicians in advancing the field of gastroenterology and improving patient quality of life.

What you can expect at your appointment:
    • Dedication to compassionate, comprehensive care and outcomes
    • Highly qualified clinicians
    • Cutting-edge equipment and facilities
    • Access to the latest medical procedures and treatments
    • Friendly, welcoming staff
    • A relaxed, professional atmosphere

Finding a clinician, location, or type of service is easy.

Our Leadership Team

James Weber, M.D., CEO
Chief Executive Officer

Paul J. Berggreen, M.D.
Chief Strategy Officer

Mitchell Bernsen, M.D.
Board Member GI Alliance

Kevin Liebovich, M.D.
Executive Member GI Alliance

Paresh P. Mehta, M.D.
Executive Member GI Alliance

Michael Morelli, M.D.
Executive Member GI Alliance

Cathy Borst
Chief Information Officer

Bryan Fisher
Chief Operating Officer

Jim Shields, MBA
Chief Financial Officer

Tom McCarthy, MBA
Chief Human Resources Officer

Jacqueline Miranda
Interim Chief Compliance Officer

Jack Seal
General Counsel

Chris Kehres
EVP of Finance, M&A

Stephanie Summerall
Senior Vice President Of Payer Relations

Dane Larsen
Vice President of Finance