Gokulakrishnan Balasubramanian

Gokulakrishnan Balasubramanian, MD

  • Gastroenterology
  • Physician
4.4 out of 5
  • 70 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 22 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Gastrointestinal Motility
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Peelamedu,
8/1/1998 - 2/28/2004


Madras Medical College, Tamilnadu, India,

5/23/2005 - 3/31/2008


Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

7/1/2008 - 6/30/2011

Research Fellowship

Kansas City VA Medical Center, ,

7/1/2011 - 6/30/2012


University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL

4/1/2013 - 10/31/2013


Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Gastroenterology)

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

70 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.4 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.4 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.5 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.3 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    3.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.6 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.7 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

    He was very nice, good experience, again it was done by phone and was not told I didn't have a computer or smart phone.

  • Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

    Very good.

  • Reviewed on Sep 29, 2019

    Dr Balla is awesome! kind, attentive, he really cares about my well being

  • Reviewed on May 14, 2019

    Definitely knowledgeable, compassionate.

  • Reviewed on Feb 07, 2019


  • Reviewed on Feb 05, 2019


  • Reviewed on Jan 29, 2019

    He listened well and was very understanding. Seemed very knowledgeable.

  • Reviewed on Jan 03, 2019

    He was a good listener, but like many doctors I have seen before he didn't quite accept my description of symptoms because they didn't fit in with what he expected. The tests will tell more.

  • Reviewed on Oct 19, 2018


  • Reviewed on Aug 17, 2018

    he is awesome!

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Balasubramanian has reported no relationships with companies or entities.