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'm very please with the services and I saw that the Doctor cares and listen and answer my questions great doctor and the office staff listens as well"
"Felt Dr was well informed abt my health issues."
"Makes sure patients understand. Spends time and doesn't rush off to his next appointment. Dr G is the best!"
"Nobody really looks forward to a colonoscopy but when your time comes you couldn’t be in better hands than Dr G’s. He performed my last two and they both went perfectly."
"Just want to share my visit Dr Ganeshappa is the best he takes htime"
"I’ve been visiting Dr. Ganeshappa for a couple of years and he’s always been so helpful and patient. He is always willing to answer any questions you may have and doesn’t rush you. He has helped me so much and I have seen great progress in my condition."
"Nurses Meli and Natalie, and other staff are friendly and kind as is Dr. Ganeshippa, who takes the time to explain results."
"Outstanding service from Dr Ravi’s team of professionals. Highly recommend him and his team for taking the extra time to care for their patients."
"Dr Ganeshappa was great, everyone at the GI center were nice and courteous, flawless!"
"Doctor and staff very nice and professional"
"Dr. Ganeshappa is a wonderful GI physician! I have met him for more than 15 years. He is well-trained and knowledgeable. He is always professional and compassionate. He relates well to people and takes time to listen and takes appropriate action on the symptoms. I highly recommend him."
"Everybody was very kind and polite. After procedure Dr. Ganeshappa took his time to explain everything about procedure and how well it went."
"I’m extremely pleased with my medical care by Dr. Ganeshappa. I’m convinced I got the utmost quality medical treatment. He’s caring and compassionate and took the time to go over all my questions."
"Dr. Ravi Gabeshappa is awesome doctor. Takes his time and examine you and asking you about your medical issues or any new symptoms you are experiencing. He addresses all my medical needs in his expertise area. He is compassionate, understanding and awesome bed manners. He cares about his patients."
"I have had good experiences with Dr. Ravi Ganeshappa. He listens and answers my questions. He is always very friendly."
"A very pleasant, flexible and caring physician."
"Extremely please with dr. He very professional, kind and caring"
"Great doctor….. did not feel rushed Very thorough Totally recommend"
"I had a very good experience here. Every single person at this establishment was extremely nice and helpful. I was made to feel relaxed, comfortable and at ease before my procedure took place. The wait time before my procedure was short and this was important to me due to my anxiety. I will recommend Dr Ganeshappa to everyone I know."
"Dr Ravi and staff have excellent bed side manners. Dr. Ravi took the time to explain and answer all our questions. Highly recommend."
"I would like to share mi own experience with my Gastroenterologist Dr, Ganeshappa MD, when I got in to his office the first time I was very ill, no one was able to help me or took the time and dedication to really find about my case, but here I am 10 yrs later with the same best Doctor and a friend."
"Have seen Dr. Ravi for many years. Best doctor I've ever been to."
"Dr Ravi treats all his patients with a personal touch like doctors used to do, as a person not a number. He spends time knowing you and your history and actually talks to you like a person. Even though he is not the doctor you want to go to, if you know what I mean, but I am glad he is my doctor. His staff, wonderful is all I can say. They treat you as a person and care for your needs. Been along time that I have experienced that. Thank you Dr Ravi and to your team too"
"Dr.Ravi has been to me not Only a True friend but has always extended himself as a most caring and Concerned individual every time I have needed his Help. Recently I was in need of urgent Attention,and he is usually booked for weeks in advance,he was able to fit me in literally within a couple of Days,I left him message to contact me,and to my surprise he called me late at night on his way home after a Long evening at the Hospital. This only shows the Devotion and dedication a True Doctor should have. I can't Writte Enough Great things I can Say for Dr. Ravi,my true Friend,your Rewards are in Heaven and May God Shower you,and your presious Family with Life and Health all the days of your Life! Pastor Maurino"
"Dr. Ravi Ganeshappa is a very thorough physician who explains everything to a patient's understanding. He listens to the patient and is genuinely concerned in their well being and improvement of symptoms. He is a very knowledgeable gastroenterologist and I am very happy that he is my physician."
"Dr R. Ganeshappa, MD, was professional; communicated very clearly as he explained about my health situation. He was patient when I asked questions. I recommend him to anyone seeking medical treatment."
"The staff is so great and so friendly. Dr. Ganeshappa always takes the time to listen, never rushes you out the door. He takes his time explaining things to you and in a way you understand."
"Dr Ganeshappa has always taken the time to explain and answer any questions I might have. He's an excellent doctor, and I would recommend him to anyone needing a g.i. doctor."
"I have been to "world renowned" GI docs in Houston, and I met Dr G for a short time during my hospital stay, and he instantly knew more than any of those docs. He was one of the kindest and most patient doctors I have ever met, and his knowledge base was HUGE. He is an incredible doctor and I look forward to following up with him soon!"
"Dr Ravi G is amazing, he is attentive and takes his time during consultation. Even though my visit was Telehealth he still made sure to focus on my health and issues. It was a Friday and I thought he was already going to be tired and try to end consultation quick. To my surprise he had a smile, beautiful bedside manners, and listened to what I expressed; even my fears."
"I have been a patient since 1997 and have had excellent care and treatment. They are totally professional and caring."
"Dr Ganeshappa and staff are very welcoming and down to earth. They are compassionate and take time with your concerns. I would recommend their service; Dr. G is a very good doctor whom cares about his patients! Overall excellent experience."
"Dr ganeshappa always takes his time with you and is never in a rush , seems to really want to solve your issues"
"PROFESSIONAL -A true Expert in his Craft who is committed to finding the problem/diagnosis, and whereby doing so, aggressively providing the proper treatment. - Dr. Ganeshappa truly listens to his patients, and possess the integrity necessary in a health-care environment where confidentiality is of the utmost Importance. - Dr. Ganeshappa sincerely cares about his patients. --A rare diamond in the rough these days."
"Dr Ravi is just a great person. He has such Compassion and was very helpful in getting me on track with my health concerns. I highly recommend 👌 Dr Ganeshappa!!!"
"Dr. Ravi Ganeshappa went above and beyond to help me with my ongoing issues. I have no words to express how grateful I was to have him as my specialist. He is exceptionally kind and very knowledgeable. I had multiple doctors, hospital visits with no solutions. I was in pain for so long that I had lost all hope. Dr. G took the time to review all medical records and history, and he found the problem. I got my life back, and I’m beyond grateful for that. He has a positive attitude, and his passion for studying and reading modern medicine is a plus. Thanks, Dr. G, and your excellent staff. I highly recommend his clinic."
"Knowledgeable and friendly"
"This was my first visit with Dr G and I was impressed. He asked me questions about the issues I was having, and even took notes! Very professional and knowledgeable, took his time, and I never felt rushed. If you choose him, you will know he has your best care and health always in the forefront. I have had the tests he recommended and have been called as soon as results came in on the first one, and I am currently awaiting results of a CT needed prior to performing an Endoscopy and Colonoscopy. As I said previously I already know he can be trusted to have my best interest included in his total care plan - hand's down!!!"
"Excellent customer service and caring doctors."
"Dr. Ganeshappa is a calm Dr. He answers all the questions. Dr. G is trying to get to the root of the issues with my whole digestion system. I will continue to see him at his office as needed."
"Dr. Ravi has been the only Dr. doing my colonoscopys , I am very satisfied with him this will be my third one, he is very nice and attentive . I always request him, I like him a lot. Thanks Dr. Ravi!! God Blless."
"Great Doctor. Very respectful, listens to what you have to say and does not talk to you in a condescending manner."
"Dr Ganeshappa was so understanding and patient with me. He actually LISTENED and offered alternatives and treatment options, worked with my concerns and spent time with me without making me feel rushed. I recommend him 100%%"
"It was my first visit and everyone at the front office was nice and professional. The staff at the examining area was very nice as well. Dr. Ganeshappa was very professional and showed that he cared about my well-being. As I said before, it was my first visit and so far so good!! I recommend this place overall!!👍"
"Dr. Ganeshappa is the best. I always feel like I’m in good hands with him with my medical needs. I am very happy to be in his care."
"Not only is Dr G.’s office staff nice, informative, and accommodating, it all starts from the top because Dr G is all of that and more. Our family has been patients of Dr G for years and no complaints whatsoever, highly recommend!"
"My experience with Dr.Ravi was excellent also the nurses and the anesthesiologist treat me with so much kindest and were very nice to me ex iplain everything very well I i"
"We've been patient's with Dr G for so many year's his such an caring and attentive Dr.. just like his Father. I wouldn't change him for anything his all thst we need my husband and I he tells us every detail of our diagnosis. I like to also thank his staff for all their help they've been so much caring each time of our visits keep up the great and professional staff have. Thank you Dr. G and staff with all you do for my husband and I, May God Bless you all with a Wonderful and Blessed day. Amen 🙏"
"Dr. Ganeshappa is an amazing dr with a caring bed side manor. He has called me after hrs to check on me, which is rare these days."
"Dr Ganeshappa is a singularly excellent physician who cares for his patients in a classically outstanding old-school manner. He stands out among his peers."
"I found him to be very pleasant doctor. And he seems like he cares about his patients."
"I have been a patient of Dr. Ganeshappa for many years. I am very satisfied with the health care provided. Would recommend to my family and friends."
"I really appreciated my Dr. Ravi Ganeshappa. He is straight forward with you tells you exactly what is going on with you and takes his time to listen to you on how you are feeling. I will recommend him to anyone and everyone who is having stomach issues."
"Excellent care from my doctor and staff is always friendly."
"Love this doctor and his staff!!! Very professional but also down to earth."
"The staff are courteous and professional. The office runs smoothly and efficiently. Dr. Ravi Ganeshappa is very kind, knowledgeable, and has a wonderful demeanor. It is delightful to work with him."
"Drs. office staff very efficient and helpful during this visit. Dr.Ganeshappa is excellent practitioner I have been his patient for many years. He is kind and caring and listens to your gastric issues. Is available to you."
"Love Dr.G. He is very down to earth and a great Doctor. Would recommend him to anyone"
"Dr. Ganeshappa is a wonderful gastroenterologist. My husband and I are his patients. What we appreciate the most, is the time he takes to explain your condition and why certain medications are necessary and appropriate for our care. His office is run in an excellent manner and communication with the patient is number one. We are so fortunate to have discovered this practice."
"Dr. "G" and his team are top notch! A testament to comprehensive and compassionate care."
"Dr. Ganeshappa has been my gastroenterologist for several years. I am very pleased with my care from him. He takes the time to thoroughly explain things and is happy to work with his patients. I thoroughly recommend him."
"Dr. G is very thorough & professional. He is very knowledgeable and infornmative.."
"Dr Ganeshappa and the staff at the clinic and Baptist Hospital were professional and friendly. I never thought a medical procedure could be so enjoyable. What a team !"
"Dr Ravi Geneshappa and his staff as are very professional and personable. Thank you."
"Dr. Ganeshappa, is a very good doctor he took good care of my husband as well as myself. I recommend him highly, he is kind, patient and a good listener. He made us feel that our health was very important to him."
"Dr Ganeshappa did an excellent job during my appointment. He was very thorough, answered all my questions and concerns and at no point did I ever feel rushed like some other drs I’ve seen in the past. Dr Ganeshappa even checked in with me to make sure I was doing ok and was called back with details on a ct scan I needed. I would highly recommend Dr Ganeshappa to anyone looking for a gastroenterologist."
"I like to thank the doctors office In helping me with paperwork and also to get into see the doctor very good doctor I’ve known him since I was in the nursing field but in a different fieldEnd it was cardiac but when you work with in the hospital feel you run into a whole lot of doctors that you see that they become important in your life"
"Dr. Ganeshappa made me feel like my stomach issues were important and assured me we would find a solution to my issues. He quickly acted with ordering lab work and scheduled me for procedures the following week after my initial appointment. I'm very happy and impressed with Dr. Ganeshappa and his staff/office."
"Best doctor ever! I’ve been going with him for two years and has helped me a lot with my UC. Highly recommend him to anyone searching for a gastroenterologist here in San Antonio!"
"My first telehealth viewing with Dr G, was good to see him for my yrly followup. He inquired into my over health and well being, especially during this pandemic. We went over my prescribed medication and refills as needed. Dr "G" always very professional, courteous , gets to know his patients. His office staff is great. God spare life, see your next year. Stay safe."
"Dr Ravi Ganeshappa is a physician who I trust will continue to provide me with with the best care in regards to my various GI issues."
"From the minute I checked in for a procedure, to the moment I woke up, this place is the most fun! Everyone..I mean everyone, is sweeter than punch. Funny! Happy! Great vibe! (And this is at 6:59 in the freaking morning!) Dr. Ravi is a smart cool Dude! You can tell he has a passion for saving peoples lives. All of the team from, Ravi to Dr. Diane (anesthesiologist) Mike (The Dude) who is extremely smart! And he is a Super genuine 2020 human. Plus all the beautiful women that make this place what it is and continually are doing, a dang good job! Thank you pretty ladies..Monica, Karina and Cathy for all the things you do to make, people like me, keep on, keeping on. I remain, Respectfully yours. Kat"
"I had a fantastic experience with Dr Ganeshappa, he was very friendly, very knowledgeable and informative, he explained everything to me in an easy to understand way. Dr Ganeshappa is a true professional and great doctor, I highly recommend him for your medical needs. Thank you Dr Ganeshappa."
"I had to go to the emergency hospital and found out I had a stone that went awol and I had to get the stone removed plus my gall bladder; I was scared and had some much anxiety but the way Dr. G treated me and explain the procedure calm my nerves down to the point where I knew I was blessed to have him do my procedure. Going into the room to get the stone remove, I was nervous but as soon as he saw me once again he explain everything made me laugh and calm my nerves. Everything went great and was able to go home to my daughter! Thank you Dr. G, please keep that optimistic energy you have because not a lot of medical professional have that and not many can ease their patients!!"
"Hands down the best physician I have ever been to! If you get the privilege to be treated by Dr. Ganeshappa, you are luckily and in the best hands. His medical knowledge is first class, and his endoscopy skills are amazing. But, the best part is that when you see him, it is like visiting a friend who is invested in your health. His staff are friendly and helpful as well, even on the phone!"
"Dr.G and his staff were professionals all the way thru. From initial visit to the end of the medical procedure. I'm very glas my wife suggested I go with him. I'll definitely recommend him to any of my friends and/or coworkers."
"I was very pleased to walk in the front office,,receptionist very polite,,on top of things and I was received with welcome arms, with a great smile and last but not least,,Doctor G, was very attentive,,,very concerned about with my health situation , I'm in good hand's"
"From the initial contact, the office staff was very informative about every detail if the process from the initial appointment to the procedural date. They took care of contacting my primary doctor to my specialist doctors. Dr.Ravi and staff were friendly and patient and answered all my questions. This will be my 4th procedural operation with him. I highly recommend Dr. Ravi."
"As i walk in all the staff greets me with a smile starting with the register clerk. They are friendly and explain whatever questions you have. The nurses are kind and are helpful. The Doctor takes time to explain every concern you have and is very encouraging."
"Dr. Ravi Ganeshappa is extremely patient and caring. He listens to your concerns and then discuss a treatment plan he recommends for your specific issues. His staff at Mission trails are also polite, patient and receive you well. Had a great visit and I will continue to see him in the future."
"Excellent experience. Dr. Ganeshappa was intelligent, articulate and prompt. He quickly evaluated my undiagnosed health situation, put clues he saw together and determined what my problem is and how to resolve it. I would highly recommend him."
"Dr. "G" , as he encourages patients to call him, is a deeply caring physician who takes the time to talk through every aspect of your concerns. He also is a wise manager for your funds, suggesting" lets try this first," before a more radical procedure. He has helped me twice and I wouldn't go to anyone else!"
"Was impressed with the short wait times, the professionalism and the information provided. They came highly recommended and I see why."
"Dr. G is super friendly and easy to talk to!"
"Dr. G is a great Doctor. He sits and listens to your concerns and ensures you understand your treatment plans before you leave."
"Dr Ravi and his team are simply AWESOME! Went in for an upper and lower scope since I turned 50 and Dr Ravi found a tumor in my stomach. As you can imagine I was nervous. Dr Ravi reassured me he didn't "think" it was anything but we would do more testing. He and his team were quick to get me scans and blood tests where everything came out negative like he thought. He then got me in with a surgeon that removed the tumor just to be on safe side. Dr Ravi takes his time to explain everything and loves to laugh which in my opinion helps patients to relax. Due to finding several polyps in my stomach I need to go back several more times to have a few removed at a time.....I would not want to put my health in anyone's hands but Dr Ravi......Highly highly recommend!!!"
"We love Dr. Ravi, he's very caring and listens to your concerns and needs. He will go out of his way to see that you're taken care of....I would recommend him and we have to anyone that's in need of a Gastronologist."
"Always caring and concerned for my overall well-being. Honest and straight forward and my visits are always pleasant."
"Dr G is extremely knowledgeable of Crohn’s disease other gastric disorders. He truly listens and understands the patient."
"Highly recommended Dr. Ganeshappa , absolutely the best."
"I appreciated the knowledge and expertise as well as the kindness and patient care of Dr. Ganeshappa. He had communicated in advance not only with my Primary Care but my Surgeon to be sure he knew the history of my care prior to my procedure."
"My husband was given an appointment on same day that we called base on my explanation of importance in seeing a doctor asap. We really appreciate Dr.G's staff listening and accommodating my husband even if his regular Dr. wasn't available. We didn't wait long to see Dr. G and most important he was great. His patient mannerism, his character, everything. Thank you again Dr.. G and excellent staff for easing my husband's worries. We really appreciate it."
"Dr Ganeshappa is extremely kind and listener. I'm blessed to have him caring for my difficult digestive problems."
"I have been a patient of Dr.Ganeshappa for a some time now, a couple years a go I had a scary time. Since then he had been in contact with me all the time, even that he though everything was under control he always made sure that he was in reach every time that I was in need of someone to speak with it. He is a amazing human been, a extraordinarily Doctor and a wonderful friend. I just saw him today and he took the time on his day off to contact me to give me the best news that I could ever ask for it. Dr. Ganeshappa thank you and God Bless you!"
"Dr. Ravi Ganeshappa is so kind and professional, and I love his laugh. He makes me feel comfortable. He listens and discusses with me all concerns about my health care and procedures. I appreciate all of his staff who are professional, courteous, and attentive. I highly recommend Dr. Ganeshappa."
"I had the most pleasant experience with Dr. Ganeshappa. He is thorough, cheerful and courteous. I felt like I was talking to a friend. He heard my concerns and gave me options. One of the nicest doctor I have ever met. The staff is very efficient, helpful and courteous. Hardly any waiting time which I appreciated. Best doctor and best office staff too.??"
"I had the most pleasant experience with Dr. Ganeshappa. He is thorough, cheerful and courteous. I felt like I was talking to a friend. He heard my concerns and gave me options. One of the nicest doctor I have ever met. The staff is very efficient, helpful and courteous. Hardly any waiting time which I appreciated. Best doctor and best office staff too.👍👍"
"timely, efficient and to the point with great courtesy."
"The facility is very nice & clean, the staff was very friendly and helpful & Doctor G is a wonderful doctor."
"Very friendly staff & Dr Ganeshappa is highly recommended"
"From day one that I called the office the staff was amazing and was so helpful. I took my daughter to see Dr Ganeshappa and I also made an appointment for myself. His staff was really patient and kind to me and my daughter who is autistic. The doctor is absolutely wonderful, he took the time needed to explain everything and never did I feel rushed. I would definitely recommend Dr G, you will not be disappointed and you will get the care you need. Best doctor and staff ever!"
"Dr Ganeshappa is really tentative to my health. I appreciate him very much."
"Very friendly & professional staff & Dr.G, well where do I start. In ALL my years of being in the Medical field I have never met a Dr. who actually cared & listened to his patient. His bedside manners are the best. If he wasn't a speciality Dr. He would be my primary MD without a doubt."