Gokulakrishnan Balasubramanian

Gokulakrishnan Balasubramanian, MD

  • Gastroenterology
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research


Internal Medicine
Madras Medical College
5/23/2005 - 3/31/2008

Internal Medicine
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
7/1/2008 - 6/30/2011


Medical College of Wisconsin
7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017

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Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Gastroenterology)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


56 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

18 Patient Comments

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!

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018

Dr. Bala is always very kind and caring. His willingness to work with others is also greatly appreciated.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2018

Physician was very pleasant, very concerned with my problem, and eager to find solutions or amelioration to my problems.

Reviewed on Jun 08, 2018

Dr. Bala had the important recent results at hand. He spent an appropriate amount of time with me, answered my questions, and did not order or prescribe unnecessary treatments.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018

Doc was very caring. Asked if she had any questions.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Balasubramanian has reported no relationships with companies or entities.