GI Alliance physicians are among the most reputable and distinguished gastroenterologists across the nation. Focused on clinical excellence and patient-centered care, our specialists seek to be the partner you need in your quest for better health. We value patient feedback and appreciate every review we receive from those we are privileged to treat. For your convenience, we have gathered a collection of reviews, stories, and testimonials provided by patients who have visited our practices. We welcome you to explore the feedback below to learn more about what it means to be a patient of GI Alliance.
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"I was extremely confortable with Dr Carl Calandra and his staff extremely polite and easy going and when the procedure was completed everyone was very professional and informative highly recommonded ."
"Dr. Calandra knew the details of my referral; knew the results of my visit over two years ago; listened to my questions and fully responded to them and explained my diagnosis."
"Dr Carl Calandra is one of the best doctors I have ever met. He actually truly cares, listens, treats patients with unbelievable respect and understanding. I am chronically ill and deal with top medical hospital systems in the City and across the country. I honestly feel he is one of the best I have worked with. Not only him, but the staff is excellent and dealt with all of our insurance issues and we didn’t have to do anything. They are fast, reliable and very impressed with the medical attention and compassion he has as a doctor."
"The staff was amazing. Made me feel comfortable. Doctor C was great. Explained the procedure in great detail before and after. Even wore his championship chain! Thank you!"
"Great appt...Dr Calandra was wonderful...he made me feel very comfortable and explained everything in detail...I highly recommended him"
"Fantastic visit. They make what should be uncomfortable very pleasant."
"Thank you all. Throughout my visit I was treated with respect, kindness and highest level professionalism."
"Initial appointment for the procedure. Dr. Calandra was very thorough explaining the procedure and the preparation. He is extremely professional and knowledgeable."
"Very caring, great communicator, listener and thorough. I've had 4 procedures over the last 20 years."
"Dr Carl Calandra and his staff were all kind professional with excellent bed side manners. Highly recommended as they made my procedure seem less."
"Everyone that works in your office was delightful. I felt very comfortable. I had a very positive experience"
"Dr Calandra has been treating my gastrointestinal issues for many years. He is wonderful thorough and pleasant to work with. I would recommend him to anyone as I have done."
"I was very impressed with Dr. Calandra. He was patient, calm, and listened to me and didn't make me feel he was in a rush to be finished with me. He made me feel comfortable. I felt confident with his assessment of my issues."
"Friendly people, always make sure you understand what is happening each step of the way and ask if any questions. Love it"
"My experience was a friendly support group with everyone who works at the office very friendly, nice clean office and answered any questions I had Thank you For the Nice Hospitality to All"
"Staff who take care of me during my procedure were very nice, professional, answered my questions and made sure I was comfortable. Dr. Calandra explained the procedure to me before and provided me with results after it was done . I highly recommend Dr. Calandra and his team!"
"All I can say is Dr. Colandra and his staff are awesome both with medical knowledge and knowing how to treat the patients in best professional manner. I helps you a lot feel at ease when you are in need of it. Thank you Dr. Calandra! I wish you all the best throughout your career. Thank you for taking care of us!!"
"I just would like to share my experience from this place and it was amazing very professional place very clean they’re always on time and Doctor it’s not talking you around he goes straight to the point I was really happy with my visit…I do 1000 % Recommend this place"
"I know Dr.Calandra for over 10+ years. I have no problem communication with him and also discuss about medicine and colonoscopy procedure too. I will continue to see him whenever need to make an appointment again in near future. James Denz"
"I found Dr. Carl Calandra to be very professional. I appreciated his expertise, communication with me, the patient, and my family, and his caring. I also found the office staff to be very efficient with scheduling, knowledge about prep for procedure and any follow-up questions."
"Dr Calandra is an excellent doctor, very thorough and explains everything in details, I highly recommend him"
"Would definitely recommend. Very knowledgeable and personable!"
"Dr. Calandra is an excellent doctor! He is very professional, courteous, and empathic."
"Dr. Calandra has been my gastroenterologist for many years keeping me up to date on my procedures thus keeping me healthy. He has always taken the time to answer any of my questions and concerns making sure I felt secure with my results. He is very easy to talk with & never talks over my head… I highly recommend him !!!"
"Very personable , and informative ."
"Dr Calandra and his team made me feel comfortable before,during and after my procedure, I highly recommend Dr Calandra."
"Easy...all the way from making an appt to discharge. Safe and easy"
"He has been my doctor for 15yrs he is the best I hope that I can keep him as my doctor ❤️ 💙 I trust him ❤️"
"5 star experience from the minute I walked in for my procedure till I was escorted to my car at the end."
"Such personal care by Dr. Calandra and all of his staff!"
"Dr. Calandra is a very nice doctor. He listens to you and doesn't rush out the door. He shows a genuine concern for his patients well being."
"I first met Dr Calandra as a consult when in Hinsdale Hospital. He has great bedside manera. He took the time to find out all that was afflicting me including issues that are not part of his medical discipline. He explained the tests he wanted me to take and the reasons why. The next time I saw him at the clinic in Hinsdale he remembered.me and my case and even if I still don't have answers we put a plan in place and I hope we can find out what is going on with me. The rest of the staff were also pleasant and helpful."
"Excellent physician…pinpointed my problem and cured it. Thank you."
"Kind, helpful attentive Doctor!"
"I've been under doctor care for my disease more 30 years and essentially have had three gastroenterology doctors. My first doctor was terrible, the second I had for the majority of those thirty years and thought he was absolutely the best. Since his retirement I've gone to Dr. Carl Calandra. With two procedures under his care and a several visits, I am more than impressed with his "bedside manor" and his confident and focused explanation of my treatment. His suggestions have improved my overall life comfort. I'm so glad to be under Dr. Carl Calandra's care! thanks Doc!"
"The Dr. Was very about the procedure and he explained all my questions with answers I understand. I would recommend him to anyone!"
"Everything worked out best case scenario. Very professional great staff very good with time which is hard to do in this profession. Had issues a week later came to the hospital to check on me switched up a couple prescriptions after asking a few questions and have been good to go . Thanks Doc !!"
"Doc calandra seemed to be a nice guy and good at his job"
"Dr. Calandra is a very qualified gastroenterologist. I’ve been his patient for 5 years when I met him when I was in the E.R. I’m grateful that he was on call that late afternoon. I had two serious G.I. problems and he and his colleagues got to the bottom of these problems, leaving no stone unturned in arriving at a diagnosis. Both of these problems required procedures and hospitalizations. In addition, Dr. Calandra is a kind and down to earth person who took all the time necessary to explain any questions I had. Thanks so much, Dr. Calandra. Jean L."
"Explained everything clearly and was very nice!"
"Dr Calandra has been providing outstanding care to my family for years. He is a patient advocate and top both person along with a great doctor."
"Dr. Calendra was very pleasant, he explained what he would be doing and how long it would take. Afterward, he explained his finding and let me know exactly what it was he did. I appreciate him and also received a copy of the pictures that were taken. Thank you, Dr. Calendar for you and your team making me feel comfortable."
"Excellent Doctor was very impressed with Dr calandra and his staff"
"Dr. Calandra was thorough and listened to my issues. Office was on time and clean."
"I had a severe Crohns outbreak early this year and Dr Calandra was my attending physician. Got me on a Remicade regimen and all is well. As goes the plumbing, so goes the entire house."
"I'm very impressed of the entire Dr.Calandra's team performance. Problem that I had for years has been treated in less then one year. I'm healthy again , and I'm able to enjoy eating food again. Finally I met a doctor who is professional and confident with his own opinion.Thank you Dr.Calandra"
"Dr. Calandra has a wonderful staff who makes you feel very comfortable and at ease. He’s very personable and takes the time with his patients to answer questions and provide information. Highly recommend."
"Dr Carl and his staff made me feel really comfortable before and after my procedure."
"Dr Calandra spent time with me and was completely present, listening, truly listening to me. He explained so well and eased my concerns without making me feel like I was over exaggerating even a little. I left his office with so much gratitude for finally being heard, and truly knowing that I was in great hands. His staff was wonderfully pleasant and kind as well.going to the doctor isn’t always a walk in the park, but this truly was an excellent experience and answered all of my questions and concerns."
"Great overall practice"
"Dr. Calandra was very professional. Made me feel very comfortable. The staff as well was great!!!"
"Dr. Calandra and his staff did a great job! My wife and I have both received care from him over the last 10 years and are very satisfied."
"I was very please with my procedure and cate."
"Dr. Calandra and his entire staff were outstanding. Very friendly and professional. I felt well cared for. They made a difficult procedure not difficult at all."
"I have to say tff he at I was really nervous and really was not looking forward to seeing a GI. But Dr.Calandra was very nice. He made the visit confortable and was able to guide me and explain what the visit was about and details on the next step toward the procedure I was going to have. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends."
"Dr Calandra gave me great info and made me feel less anxious. He explained everything clearly and answered all my questions. He and his staff were professional"
"Dr. Calandra has been my doctor for years now and I have complete faith in him!"
"Dr Calandra and staff have been very nice to me and I feel safe handling my health issues with him and his staff! Its not easy finding people who actually care about your health concerns and have compassion to understand your pains! Im so glad Dr Calandra was recommended to me and thank God for him and his staff to take interest in my life! Thanks to you all and God Bless"