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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"Excellent Physician. Mixes his personality and his professionalism toward one goal, making his Patients feel comfortable during the whole process."
"Dr. Penn is always so nice and listens to me. His staff all very nice. But I got cancelled three times and rescheduled way out. But I got to see him and will continue been going to him many years."
"Wonderful treatment God bless them all"
"I did not see the doctor after my procedure and was told he would come talk to me."
"Dr. Penn was great. He explained things very well."
"My 31 special needs daughter went to him ; he was extremely courteous, respectful, and so kind to her and comforting. I love his attitude, he made both her and myself laugh ! Need to be more like him !"
"DR.PENN IS AWESOME! Wont find better!! Staff is great too!"
"Dr Penn and his staff are wonderful. They are always caring. They take time to answer questions, etc. I highly recommend Dr Penn and his staff."
"My experience with Dr. Penn was great. He is kind and caring, explains everything, and answers all questions. I would recommend him to friends and family."
"Dr. Penn and all of his staff did a wonderful job during my visit, and had the concern of the patient in mind as their number one priority."
"Dr. Penn is a great Doctor ,straight to the point, wonderful sense of humor. Can put your mind at ease before a procedure and you understand the situation after all is said and done.Thank You Doctor Donald Penn Jr."
"Dr. Penn does an excellent job. He always explains things so you can understand. After my procedure, he came in to explain how it went and said “no cancer” twice to put my mind at ease. I really appreciate that. I would give him an A-plus plus. Carol Shaver"
"Dr Penn is the best! He has years of experience and is conscientious. His sense of humor puts you at ease as well."
"Great job. My 2nd. All the people are true professional s."
"Dr Penn was very professional, and I would highly recommend him."
"Great doctor and staff"
"Dr. Penn is a doctor who is very personable. Very good personality to be a doctor and has a sense of humor. He has done all my colonoscopies. Wouldn't go to anyone else."
"I found the doctor and all the staff most helpful, informative, and quite friendly. I could not have been more pleased."
"Dr Penn has always treated me with concern and respect. He is always ready to listen to what I have to say. I have great respect for Dr Penn and am glad he is my doctor. He has always went above and beyond what I could ask for. I would recommend him to anyone that needs gastroenterology care."
"Dr. Penn is an awesome Dr. I have been going to him for over 30 yrs. Very knowledgeable in his field. Saved my sons life when he was in college. Forever grateful"
"He has been my Doctor for several years and I love his honest approach. He is funny and a fast talker but he will make sure you understand everything that he is saying. He puts it in words you understand. I only wished he was a doctor that could treat me for everything because I love and trust him that much. He will get to the bottom of your problem and fix it for you. I can not say enough about him and his entire staff."
"The colonoscopy procedure from checkin to discharge was professional, caring and informative about the care being given and the proceedure."
"Perfect! Very prompt and professional."
"My endoscopy procedure was done professionally and results were given the same day. I thoroughly trust Dr. Penn to perform any procedure that might be necessary in my health care."
"The experience was very simple. No pain or discomfort."
"I highly recommend this specialist anyone with stomach issues I bring my elderly Mother to him and his staff he is a very friendly warm hearted person an excellent doctor I am very grateful for him and his staff being a part of my Mother's health care provider team him and his staff have been doing an incredible job with my Mother and her health issues my family and I are very grateful for them and appreciate him and his staff more than words can say many Thanks to you Mr Donald E Penn and staff your all doing an absolutely fantastic job"
"Every visit over the years, with Dr. Penn goes very smooth and easy. His explanations are simple and down to earth, easy to understand. Always answers your questions directly. Great personality and bedside manner. I would recommend him to everyone."
"Explained everything to me pre and post. Everything went well."
"As before, everyone at Central Illinois Endoscopy Center was fantastic! Dr. Penn was very welcoming and upbeat both before and after my procedure. The anesthesia they used was great, and I was clear headed enough immediately after to remember everything he told me. I would highly recommend Dr. Penn if you are in need of a colonoscopy."
"I have been a patient of Dr. Penns for 33 year's. I wouldn't go to anyone else So Penn if you retire before I die I'm screwed! Love ya like an Uncle ;)"
"Dr. Penn is a highly skilled physician. I would recommend his service to everyone. My colonostophy procedure was smooth, painfree and the entire staff was wonderful. I never would of put this procedure off for 4 years, if I knew it was so simple & no big deal."
"Dr Donald e Penn greatest Dr ever I recommend him to family And friendless"
"Very knowledgeable. A little fast paced but if you ask, he'll spend all the time in the world with you"
"I have had 2 major surgeries by Dr. Penn. Both successful and I would highly recommend him. He is easy to talk to and knows his stuff."