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Qualifications and Experience
Awards and Publications
Serving the Katy area, Dr. Spencer Li provides quality gastrointestinal care in a detail-oriented, compassionate, and friendly environment. In practice at the Houston Gastroenterology Associates for more than a decade, Dr. Li is a highly experience and well-trained physician.
Having received the American Medical Association’s Physician’s Recognition Award and the Glaxo Fellows Award for Outstanding Research, Dr. Li is recognized throughout the medical community for his leading role in gastroenterology. He continues his education today through memberships in several professional societies, including the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American College of Physicians, among others. Dr. Li has made numerous presentations at major medical meetings and has been published in several national medical journals.
When Dr. Li is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Li has treated my daughter and I for years. We continue to be impressed by he and his nurse. He deals with the elderly appropriately and kindly, making me feel very comfortable. I would highly recommend him for consideration to be your doctor.
Very good visit. Dr. explained diagnosis and recomendations clearly. Took time to clearly answer my questions.
Dr. Li is very good at listening to you and asks a lot of questions before advising what treatment is best for you. He always takes his time for all your questions.
Loved the Dr. and his staff.
He was very thorough, spent a lot of time with me, listened carefully, was compassionate, very professional, very knowledgeable. I was very impressed with him!
Although Dr. Li was very busy, my wait was not long. Dr. Li took his time and listened to my needs during my visit. The nurses and staff were very friendly and helpful. The facility was also easy to find and clean.
He was patient, knew my problems and explained in detail what was going to happen. At the end he showed me a movie on my procedure that was great, and it gave more confidence in him.
This was a follow-up visit from my Colonoscopy. procedure. Dr Li explained the results and shared feedback on what to watch for in the future. I experienced no discomfort after the procedure and felt confident everything went well.I would recomend Dr Li and his staff highly.
He was very professional and answered all my question.
My wait time was much longer than usual on this visit. Dr. Li is always interested in your well being.
It was fine.
Dr.Li was so friendly and kind. He listened to all of my concerns and he really took an interest in my case and well being.
I am a long time patient of Dr. Li. He is never in a hurry to rush you out the door and will answer all questions in a way you can understand. This as my first time in his new Katy office, which is very nice with plenty of parking. His staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.
Very professional, answered all questions, and made recommendations to assist me. Highly recommend Dr. Li for his expertise and care.
Appreciate his expertise in discussing health issues and recommendations to resolve them. His professionalism puts the patient at ease!
Very attentive and seemed genuinely interested in what I was telling him. Didn't feel rushed an he answered every single question I had for him.
Dr. Li took the time to talk and listen. He was informative and explained everything clearly and patiently. I was pleased with everything.
Dr. Li is a real professional. He is personable, knowledgeable, very competent and friendly. I was there with my wife as he provided health care support. I was very impressed. Maria and I highly recommenced him to anyone who has gastro-intestinal challenges.
I've been Dr. Li's patient for many years; he is a-one in his field and I trust him completely!
On time, friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. Everything I like/want in a Doctor visit
Dr. Li is great. He is very clinical and may seem slightly aloof, but he is thorough and takes the time to patiently answer questions and get your medical history. He makes sure that you understand your treatment options before you leave. Also, I signed in, was called within 5 minutes, and seen by Dr. Li within 10 minutes after that. Totally recommended.
First time visit and wonderful experience. Staff was great and Dr. Li was an outstanding physician. Took the time to go in detail all issues. Got his name and recommendation from my son who had used him, and glad I did.
Dr Li comes highly recommended from family. Only one visit so far but he listened to all I had to say, gave great advice and immediately scheduled further testing to get to the root cause.
Dr. Spencer Li really cares about you, your concerns and help you to address them... excellent!
Good visit for first time. Needed all of my health history.
Dr. Li listened to me and all my symptoms and gave me good feedback. What I liked most was that he said he was going to examine me throughly before prescribing anything. I think that is a good thing because he is looking for a cause of my symptoms and not just assuming off of the symptoms.
He is very to the point. He will listen to you and try to answer your questions . He definetly has good manners. I find he knows what he is doing and what he is taking about. My visits always go really well.
Dr. Spencer Li is always very prompt, pleasant and takes time to talk with you about any concerns.
Dr. Spencer Li is a very caring and excellent doctor. He spends the time getting to know your problems and quickly takes action to help solve them and make you feel better. He is surrounded by a wonderful staff who really pay attention to your needs as a patient. Exceptional in every way is the care you will receive with Dr. Li and his staff. Very thankful I found them.
The doctor listens and considers what you have to say. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.
Went. Well. Need another procedure done.
My visit was informative. Answered questions I didn't know to ask and those I did.
Dr. Li is pleasant, thorough, knowledgeable, and kind. It is a pleasure to visit with him.
Very courteous and professional. Was patient answering my questions.
Dr Li spends time and talks to you about your issues. You do not feel like he is in a hurry to see the patients.
He asked for pertinent details about recent symptoms and told me that given the recent test results, he needed a colonoscopy to tell for sure if things are getting better. He was direct without being abrupt. He knows I hate colonoscopies and validated my concerns while pointing out the positives of having the procedure. His approach has always been caring but forthcoming about my issues. I would have gone to another GI doctor years ago had I not appreciated his approach.
I was very comfortable. This was my first colonoscopy and my first visit with Dr.Li. I would highly recommend him and his staff!
Finally a doctor wanting to listen and work me up!
Very professional and courteous. No problems....
Dr. Li is a respectful doctor, rolls in computer to patient room and types away his diagnosis. I've been seeing him for about a year now.
I can be pretty difficult with doctors. I don't assume anything. I get second opinions. I ask a lot of questions. I watch them carefully and if I don't like them, I won't go back. For example, if I have an earache, did you really just look at one ear and prescribe medicine within four minutes? Come on.... Dr Li is different. He is honestly one of the best Dr's of any type that I have visited. He takes copious notes. He speaks plainly and is extremely patient. He is serious about making every patient better, yet he also puts you at ease with a contagious smile and positive disposition. I also don't think that he'll ever lower his level of service and care b/c, at the core, he has a high level of intellectual curiosity. He's a problem solver. It's about the patient but he also has a.....passion for or obsession to figure out and treat your ailment. Thank you, Dr. Li....
Very caring Doctor.
Dr. Li and his staff are very professional and courteous. He explains everything so you know what to expect and never makes you feel he is rushing you.
Very professional and personable
Love Dr. Li, but this was not my favorite facility. I had to wait behind a curtain in an open room that was very noisy and could hear every conversation with every other patient that was being prepped. The nursing staff kept asking me the same questions over and over again, and I started to wonder if they were paying attention. Maybe that was normal procedure, but I found it disconcerting.
He was attentive informative and clear
He is very professional. Takes time to listen.
Wait times are normally brief. Doctor is upbeat, helpful, and is good at explaining things in Plain English(tm).
Very thorough, he explained the situation and made the process smooth and simple.
I am a new patient, and Dr. Li took a lot of time asking me questions about my condition's history, as well as explaining more about my disease than any other gastroenterologist has shared in my 15 years with UC. His office staff was also extremely friendly and helpful - probably the most accommodating staff I have come across! This was my first visit, but so far I am very impressed.
Everyone in the office is pleasant and professional, all my questions were answered. I felt that I was given all the time I wanted.
I am so happy to have found Dr. Li . He actually listen to what I have to say and cares about you as a patient. He wants to resolve my medical issues! His staff are also very nice and friendly!
He is very empathic. And just as am afraid to do a certain procedure he encouraged me and even showed me a video on how the procedure is usually done. That made me feel comfortable to agree to do the procedure. He is professional and he answered all my questions .
Dr. Li took his time to listen to my issues and concerns, and when it was time for him to do the endoscopy he did really well. If I ever need this procedure done again he will be the one I go to again. Just be ready to pay upfront and to get reimbursed later, but you get what you pay for. A real Doctor.
Kind, understanding, takes time with his patient to ensure they understand. Great doctor!
Very knowledgeable and interested in my care.
Very professional and polite, he answered all my questions right away and seems to know his fill very well.
It went well except for the fact that the office had a different date for my appt than what I had on zocdoc. So they fit me in. Not sure why they had a different date. I hesitate booking another appointment online.
Very nice and liked that he listened to me! He spent time getting to know me.
Great! Fantastic doctor!
It was a good visit and he is very caring.
I would recommend this MD to my family & friends.
The best Dr. around!
Unfortunately, the front desk did not have my appointment that I setup thru ZocDoc. So there was some confusion, however they were able to work me in.
My family and I trust Dr. Li. the staff is caring and supportive.
We never have to wait more than 5 minutes. Everyone in the office is very polite! Dr. Li takes his time with us and doesn't make us feel rushed.
Great and quick service.
Dr. Li is a great doctor and very professional. I have already recommended him to several of my friends. I appreciate him more everytime I visit.
Dr. Li is the best! He is attentive and listens to his patients. He even helps with samples when he can. I am so glad I was referred to him.
He is a great doctor great bedside manners.
Dr Spencer Li is a very caring doctor. He is very knowledgeable and professional in every way.
Dr Li was great, very kind and caring
My visits are always informative. Dr. Li is friendly and professional. I was always seen on time and done quickly but I never feel rushed.
First visit went well.
Extremely knowledgeable about his speciality. Explains what to do before and after the procedure in layman terms. After a colonoscopy I was made aware of changes I need to make to change my health in terms that I understood. I will recommend Dr. Li to others.
Dr. Li had a good plan for my treatment, but didn't know how to read my labs sent over from my doctor. The labs were sent to him the day before, but he hadn't looked at them until he saw me in the room. Other than that, the visit was good. Also, I was looking to schedule an appointment with a Houston Gastro on Gessner, but they sent me to Katy, when asked about the Gessner office, they said he doesn't work there. Online and in my provider network it's listed that he does.
Dr. Li is very thorough and takes him time to explain and cover everthing. All the staff are always nice!
Dr. Li was so great. He took time to really get a good history and explained everything very well.
Dr. Li takes the time to answer all questions, in detail, and explains all test results and diagnoses.
He cares about your overall health and takes his time in evalutating what your problem may be by asking lots of questions.
Excellent. Dr. Li was informative, thorough and took the time to ask detailed follow up questions to better assist me. He put me at ease and made me feel like I was his only patient even though his lobby was full.
It was excellent. Listened to my concerns and recommended the tests for diagnosis. Staff very friendly and energetic.
Dr Li always impresses me with with his ability and willingness to explain thinks clearly to me. I did have a long wait today but he explained that they had computer problems; never happened before.
Superior doctor who genuinely cares about patient as a person and looks at the whole picture when determining most appropriate treatment.
I felt so at ease and lucky to have Dr. Li as a doctor. I just moved to the area and he was recommended to me. I would highly recommend him. He is very thorough with his explanations. His staff is also very very nice.
I much appreciate the timeliness and thoroughness of Dr. Li! The office is run efficiently and did not waist any of my time. This is a notable difference from most other doctor offices! Thanks for providing such a direct path to wellness. I will be calling soon to schedule...
Very thorough and professional. Dr. Li took time to explain my condition and the necessary tests required to evaluate my situation.
Dr. Li and his staff are very professional and friendly. I have recommended Dr. Li to family and friends.
My family & I have been seeing Dr. Li for years and years. He's friendly and genuinely cares about his patients. I highly recommend him. Thank you Dr. Li.
Very professional and right to the point.
Very nice. explains when necessary. Wanted to find the source of the problem by testing not just guessing . Listened and acted on what he heard. Had me watch a short video to explain procedure.
Dr. Li is exceptionally thorough in his efforts to provide me with outstanding health care. His office staff members are efficient and courteous. Going back in 30 days for a follow-up
The Dr. was great, his staff not so much. My insurance was not verified correctly, therefore my scheduling wasn't done right away. After my wife called and scheduled a colonoscopy with the corrected insurance information, I was scheduled fairly quickly. About a week after my procedure I received a notice in the mail stating I needed to schedule a colonoscopy. WHAT, I just had one!! Then when I called to get a medication refilled about a month after having procedure done, I was told that they didn't see that the procedure was done at all and needed to call me back!! I definitely will probably go see another GI, not because of the Dr., but due to the staff.
He is personable, professional and seems quite knowledgable.
I've been to Dr. Li before and find him very professional and courteous.
Excellent and informative!
It was great!
Good information from the doctor. Front office and nurses were nice.
Good visit with Dr. Li. He takes the time to explain everything fully about my condition and is very personable.
I found Dr. Li to be very friendly and informative. Great bedside manner. His staff is the nicest people you will ever meet. I wuld and will highly reccomend everyone I know to him. I am very happy and impressed with Dr. Li and his wonderful staff!
Very thorough and excellent at asking all the right questions.
Dr Li is always very friendly and takes time to explain everything. I left knowing what the tests I had meant.
I accompanied my grandmother to see Dr. Li. We were looking for a doctor that could speak mandarin to better communicate with my grandmother. Dr. Li had impatience written all over his face. There was quite a bit of sighing every time a question was asked. He didn't produce any solutions or recommend a course of action. Seemed like he just wanted to get out of the room as soon as possible. Ended up never going back and finding another much more helpful doctor.
Helpful, compassionate, explained well.
Very kind. Felt comfortable the entire time. Took all my concerns seriously. Would definitely recommend!
It went well. He is very knowledgeable and asked the right questions to get a better understanding of what may be going on
very informative - explains well - very trustworthy
He was informative, knowledgeable, and attentive!
Dr. Li was very professional and seems to be quite knowledgeable in his field. I will continue to see him in the future as my gastroenterologist.
Dr. Li is the best gastro around. I recommend him to everyone I know. He is direct, honest and easy to understand.
I was very early to my appointment, so I expected a long wait time. Dr. Li took the time to discuss my history and answered all of my questions. He explained which procedures he is going to perform, as well as why he is going to do them. He appeared to be very knowledgeable. He also provided a video that explained the procedure.
Super-polite, sharp Sr. Very happy with him, known about six years
Very professional and courteous
Very, very thorough. I feel confident I'm under excellent care with Dr. Li.
Always very informative
Good visit. He is professional, on-time and a good communicator.
He was very attentive. He listened to all of my concerns, and he asked questions to receive more information. We created a plan to address my concerns.
Excellent. I've been going to him for years. He really evaluates what is going on with me, recommended approaches, he explains things and takes the time to listen and answer questions. That's why I keep going to him. Technically he's excellent and has good "bedside manner".
He listens and started from scratch to try and help me feel better.
Doctor Spencer Li ask my occupation and I shared with him I am truck driver. I thought he asked this to see maybe if my job occupation was causing my bad odor health issues but He said truck drivers make a lot of money. So I began to wonder if he cares more about money or his patients. I pray i get my results for the x ray and ultra sound to see if i have some internal health problem and I pray this doctor is not all about the dollar bills.
very good at giving you the information so that you can fully appreciated and understand the course of treatment, especially any tests or surgical procedures. Also, always on time; which is great.
Quick, efficient and professional staff. Dr. Li spent a good amount of time with me and made sure all my questions were answered.
He just doesn't care about the patient or his profession at all. I recommend not to waste your time with him.
wonderful doctor, wonderful staff
I am a current patient of Dr. Li's so this wasn't my first visit. Just first time to use internet to schedle appointment. I have always been pleased with how Dr. Li handled my situations.
He's a good doctor, and though I was upset that he moved to Katy, I got in faster than I used to at the Memorial City office. Now that I know where this office is, I am happy to go there.
Always very professional.
Really appreciate Dr.Li, his knowledge, expertise, and sense og humor. I have reccomended him to manu friends already.
I have been going to him for almost a year now & he always takes time to listen to your symptoms & talk over solutions with you.
Very professional and listened to everything I had to say.
Since it was a while since I was last at their office, my insurance had changed and it took a while to verify that. Otherwise, the visit went fine.
listened, intuitive, decisive, sharp.