Esophageal Manometry

Esophageal Manometry

The purpose of Motility Testing is to measure the pressure to the lower esophageal sphincter, the pressure and coordination of the body of the esophagus, and the upper esophageal sphincter pressure and relaxation.

The test is performed for patients with swallowing problems, atypical chest pain, or long-standing esophageal reflux.

What to Expect

The esophageal manometry procedure will only take about 15 minutes. The medical staff will use a cream to numb the inside of your nose to make it more comfortable for you. Once the nose is numbed, A small, thin tube will be inserted through your nose. It will go down through your esophagus and all the way to your stomach. It is lubricated and very flexible so it will pass easily. The tube has different sensors located at different points along its length. They will measure your LES and the strength of your esophageal muscles. As the tube is removed, the doctor may ask you to swallow at certain times.

Even though the procedure is painless, you may feel a little discomfort while it goes down your throat. You may also feel like gagging. You may produce more saliva than normal or your eyes might water a little. Your nose might bleed just a little. Getting the tube into the right position only takes a minute and it will be less uncomfortable after it is in place. You will still be able to breathe normally while the tube is in place.


What preparation is required?

You will want to have an empty stomach for the safest and best exam. Do not eat or drink anything for six hours before the test.

What about my current medications?

Discuss your current prescription and over-the-counter medications with your healthcare professional. They will need to know if you regularly take homeopathic remedies, natural supplements or recreational marijuana. Some medications can affect esophageal pressure and the contracting muscles needed to swallow. They may recommend that you stop taking some medications prior to testing.

Some medications that may affect the test results include:

  • Sedatives
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Nitroglycerin products
  • Nitrate products

What if the Esophageal Manometry shows something abnormal?

The results of an esophageal manometry will be evaluated by your physician. They will be able to interpret the information and diagnose any swallowing or LES issues. If the results are normal, then your esophageal muscles and LES are working properly. An abnormal result indicates a problem. Possible problems detected from an esophageal manometry include:

  • Abnormal contractions of esophageal muscles
  • Achalasia – the LES doesn’t open properly to allow food through
  • Hypertensive LES
  • Scleroderma – an autoimmune disease which can paralyze esophageal muscles
  • Esophageal spasms
  • Nutcracker esophagus – swallowing contractions are too powerful
  • Weak LES

If you have abnormal results, your physician will discuss your results and a treatment plan at your next appointment. In some cases, they will need to schedule follow-up testing or appointments.

What happens after an Esophageal Manometry?

Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, you can resume normal activities, meals and medications you stopped prior to the testing. You may have a few minor side effects following an Esophageal Manometry. These may include minor nosebleeds, sinus irritation, coughing and a sore throat. Gargling with salt water or using throat lozenges can provide relief for an irritated throat. A saline nasal spray can help relieve stuffy sinuses.

Serious side effects are rare. But if you experience any unusual symptoms such as severe reflux, shortness of breath, bloody sputum, arrhythmia, vomiting or fever, contact your doctor immediately.


What are the possible complications of Esophageal Manometry?

Any medical procedure has certain risks. It is extremely rare to experience serious side effects from an esophageal manometry. You may experience an irregular heartbeat. Other complications include possible aspiration where the contents of the stomach flow back into the esophagus where they are breathed into the lungs. A perforation or hole in the esophagus is rare. The tube may be misdirected into the windpipe as it is being inserted into the esophagus. There are many precautions in place to help prevent these types of risks. As with most medical procedures, the benefits outweigh the possible risks.

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Small price to pay to avoid the second leading cause of cancer death.Dr. Donat has done this procedure thousands of times. Mine lasted 15 minutes. Went perfectly. Don’t wait.Taylor W.Taylor W. ★★★★★ Dr. Bakken is so caring and down to earth. She really listens to her patients. Staff is friendly and helpful as well. Also had procedure done with Dr. Bakken and they do everything to make the patient feel at ease.EstherEsther ★★★★★ Dr. Donat and his staff were very attentive. They run a clean facility and it is very COVID safe/conscious. You can tell Dr. Donat cares for his patients and their overall health. After my mother’s colonoscopy, they even brought her orange juice when she woke up since they knew she had diabetes. They even called her a few hours after to make sure she was okay. We are making Dr. Donat the GI doctor for my father as well after our wonderful experience. Dr. Donat and his staff are efficient and very kind. My mom does not speak English well and it makes her uneasy with American doctors. However, she felt extremely comfortable under their care and with the communication! Thanks Dr. Donat and his team!Harmony K.Harmony K. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich makes you feel right at ease. He listens to concerns, is compassionate and caring. I would highly suggest him to my family and friends. Very calming mannerisms and kind man. Need more doctors like this one, A++Debbie M.Debbie M. ★★★★★ Everyone at the office is so nice, easy to feel comfortable. Dr Wille is so personableEddie B.Eddie B. ★★★★★ The staff is very friendly and efficient from the check-in point to the checkout. Dr Nandy is a great doctor very friendly and knowledgeable in his practice. I was treated with courtesy by the very friendly nurses.Kevin K.Kevin K. ★★★★★ As much as I dread this procedure the staff made me feel at ease. I had absolutely no negative impact from the anesthesia or the procedure. I’m not ever going to look foreword to this procedure but if required this is where I’m going.richard H.richard H. ★★★★★ Excellent visit with Dr. Donat's PA Jennifer. Discussed medication and recent scan results with followup recommendations. Good conversation!Cathy S.Cathy S. ★★★★★ Everyone was very kind and made me feel comfortable. Thank you so much for your care. Thank you Dr. Donat for keeping me well informed about my health situation.Barbara T.Barbara T. ★★★★★ Dr. Donat is very professional, courteous, compassionate and has a nice sense of humor! I feel that I am in very good hands! The office staff were all amazing and everything moved timely and smoothly! Highly recommend Dr.DonatRick T.Rick T. ★★★★★ I had an EGD done and was very pleased with the process and care.margo C.margo C. ★★★★★ This was the first time I went to see Dr. Bologna for a routine colonoscopy ( the first one in 10 years) and the first one not in a hospital. The overnight prep was much easier than I remembered, and it was much more personal coming to a treatment center office. The staff seemed very well trained and friendly, and worked hard to put me at ease.Dr. Bologna greeted me and answered my questions... he was friendly and kindOver all, it was an awesome experience for a not very awesome medical exam that adults have to deal with. I’ll be sure to go back! Five stars.Paul B.Paul B. ★★★★★ Very easy and informative! Dr Nandi is caring and compassionate. I love the telemedicine option and him being able to help me with my digestive issuesBrandon R.Brandon R. ★★★★★ Very good Dr., caring and compassionate. I appreciate his insight and willingness to explain the procedure and recovery. Thank you Dr. Willie!!😀Cynthia H.Cynthia H. ★★★★★ Every time I call I wait a while but the staff are excellent and very helpful and thorough! Great physicians and nurse practitioners!Al B.Al B. ★★★★★ Appointment was on time. The staff is knowledgeable and talked me through every step. Welcomed questions and answered questions clearly l.Deanna W.Deanna W. ★★★★★ I had Dr. Saeed in 2017. I thought she was very kind. I am disturbed I must admit to hear of the complaints she is getting and now wonder should I find a new doctor for my colonoscopy. The reviews do not sound promising. Does the office call when it is time for 5 yr check up? I had 3 polyps where 2 could have turned in to cancer. I am truly sad to read these reports. I have always bragged to others of her kindness. Tell me she is still the kind person, one who listens to her patients.Lisa J.Lisa J. ★★★★★ Excellent gastro doctor. Very thorough, and he listens to all of my concerns/issues. Have had 2 procedures with him, and all were smooth and seamless, and best of all, painless. So far, so good!mark C.mark C. ★★★★★ is down to earth and on top of his game. Thanks ! Would highly recommend dr. Weber and staff !!!!!John D.John D. ★★★★★ Every one was very friendly, I was seen on time and doctor Saeed was well prepared. This was my first visit and she had researched my record and was able to discuss my problem intelligently and was very pleasant .Patricia B.Patricia B. ★★★★★ such great treatment and great listening skills offered great solutions for now until they do the scope to get the entire picture . i felt in good hands with Nurse Practitioner Nicolette VanmaldeghemRyan RRyan R ★★★★★ Ignore the the people giving one stars. Was one of the more pleasurable doctors visits I have ever had. Dr. Bakken was great, asked a lot of questions to get to the bottom of my issues and immediately presented solutions to move forward. More importantly she took ample time visiting with me and I did not feel rushed. I will say getting ahold of an actual person midday at Center For Digestive Health (going through the automated prompts) can be a tedious process but that is not a reflection of Dr. Bakken's competency or professionalism.Salah S.Salah S. ★★★★★ The best doctor ( dr. Nandi my doctor ) and also the best staff everyone super nice and doing there job greatly I been with them over 10 years and I’m very happymary O.mary O. ★★★★★ Dr. Bakken is an excellent physician. She is lovely, thorough and personable. Highest recommendation.John H.John H. ★★★★★ Dr Bakken is a great person who takes as much time as you need for your appointment.She is thorough as in as much time as needed for your problem.Suzanne K.Suzanne K. ★★★★★ Dr. Bakken did a colonoscopy for me. She was very kind and professional, as well as reassuring.Archbishop N.Archbishop N. ★★★★★ Dr Tocco came to me by the retirement of my old GI and I have never been luckyAlbert P.Albert P. ★★★★★ Thank you to all staff for making my Health your upmost priority. The Center for Digestive Health provided a top notch service. A special thanks to my favorite and forever GI Doctor Aalia Saeed! Thanks for being so thorough and caring. If it weren't for you my health would be in great danger. My concerns were taken seriously and I am so grateful. Keep up the amazing work!Chanell M.Chanell M. ★★★★★ Absolutely amazing doctor with the best bedside manner you could ask for. I’ve been suffering for a few years now and as soon as I started seeing him he figured it out. Also, he is the best for colonoscopies and egds wouldn’t ask for better thank you for everything!!Raymond K.Raymond K. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich' demonstrates a genuine carrying attitude toward his patients. He listens attentively which allows the patient to clearly describe their symptoms. His manner assures you, that your health is his #1 priority.Ying Z.Ying Z. ★★★★★ Very organized great doctors and staff. Procedures carried on on time and process explained very well with phone or Text message reminders and follow upsJamie K.Jamie K. ★★★★★ Dr. Donat and team are amazing. Friendly, professional, and very caring. Highly recommend him for any of your medical needs.Etoyia M.Etoyia M. ★★★★★ I'm so happy I found Dr. Bakken. This was my first experience having to contact a GI Doctor. Dr. Bakken and her staff were phenomenal!! Their professionalism, attention to patient care and follow up is amazing. Not only is Dr. Bakken a wonderful Dr, but she also has a very calming, comforting approach to her patients. She made me feel very comfortable sharing my issues and concerns thoroughly in detail. I'm so grateful to her and getting healthier day by day. Give her office a call, you'll be so happy you did. 🙂MARY ANN S.MARY ANN S. ★★★★★ Everyone was professional and friendly. Loved Dr Bakkan!!Donald M.Donald M. ★★★★★ Dr. Donat removed a bile duct stone from my liver for me. He is a consummate professional. Outstanding bedside manner. He and his staff are an extremely well oiled machine. I was in and out of the operating room within an hour. My pain was gone.Thank you and your team Dr. Donat.Jo S.Jo S. ★★★★★ Dr. Wille was pleasant and professional. Answered all my questions before the procedure and after the procedure. Procedure went well. A very positive experience.Linda P.Linda P. ★★★★★ My husband was checked in in a timely manner and the procedure completed equally as quick. Staff is very friendly and explained the procedure thoroughly. He was well taken care of in recovery and Dr. Quallich spoke to us within 10 min with the results. Very efficient all around. Definitely a 5 star experience!Cheryl S.Cheryl S. ★★★★★ The Doctor ran a little late, but otherwise the experience was very smooth & comfortable. Of course the worst part was the prep!marlixtamarlixta ★★★★★ I have been going to Dr Bologna since 2007 for my colonoscopies and never had any issues with him or his office staff . They are professional and pleasant to deal with .. The Surgical Center is very convenient and like being in a hospital ..Ava K.Ava K. ★★★★★ Dr M E Donat is friendly, professional and expert in his field. Office appointments are always on time.I would highly recommend.Shawn R.Shawn R. ★★★★★ I have loved Dr. Bakin for years now as my physician. She always looks for more than the obvious when trying to help me , offering multiple treatment options, not being so quick to only consider meds. And her staff in the Troy office were very pleasant.Jamie K.Jamie K. ★★★★★ Great treatment from scheduling to post procedure. Highly recommend Dr. Donat.Paul H.Paul H. ★★★★★ I went in to the Troy facility having just gotten some pretty ugly news. The joyful ambience and the genuine compassion from the staff literally made me feel safe. As if to say, ‘no matter the outcome, everything is going to be okay’. You know what? Everything is going to be okay.If you’re reading this chances are that you need to get checked out. Don’t wait. Early detection will save your life. It saved mine.Lynn B.Lynn B. ★★★★★ The Nurse Practitioner, Nicolette, is very knowledgeable and kind. She listens to your concerns and can order any necessary tests.Kay R.Kay R. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich and his staff are great. They are always very helpful, friendly and you never feel rushed. I have Crohn’s disease among other things so it’s very important to know you have a Dr. and he’s staff that know how important it is for you to have and get an appointment sometimes ASAP. I never have to worry about my medicine being at the pharmacy. In all the yrs I have been going to him I have never had to call more then one time for an appointment, medication or advice.Barry W.Barry W. ★★★★★ A very good doctor..Dominic G.Dominic G. ★★★★★ This place is awesome. I was very nervous going into my procedure and they made me feel extra comfortable. What a great team! I would recommend this place to anyone in need of their medical services.Tanja S.Tanja S. ★★★★★ Great Service! I can highly recommend this office for colonoscopy! All the staff and my doctor were very friendly. I didn’t have to wait at all and was in and out within 1,5 hours. Anesthesia was great as well - I was not drowsy and could go on with my day without and problems!Leland T.Leland T. ★★★★★ The sraff were professional but friendly.My appointment was prompt.Dr KahnWas great and was easy to talk with.Very good experience.Brittni C.Brittni C. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich is wonderful - truly caring and listens intently. Couldn’t recommend him more highly!Charisse B.Charisse B. ★★★★★ I just had my third colonoscopy. This last one with Dr Saeed was the easiest I’ve ever been through. Her prep was mild compared to the other two I’ve had. No worries about being awake during this procedure with her and the team at Lapeer Hospital! Loved the care and comfortable feel of the situation. Ty Dr Saeed and team!Renee T.Renee T. ★★★★★ Great doctor and staff , efficient, professional and kind.joann B.joann B. ★★★★★ The appointment was made in a timely manner.Nickoli the PA was exceptionally attentive to my husband, Tom, who was the patient.She spoke clearly and faced her when speaking ti him.She even wrote down all the instructions for him to follow. She certainly is an asset to the practice.Shane F.Shane F. ★★★★★ excellent job by the entire staff...thank you Dr. WeberRobyn L.Robyn L. ★★★★★ Dr Quallich is very nice, great bedside manner!Diana F.Diana F. ★★★★★ Doctor Weber and his staff are terrific!!! Wouldn't go anywhere else.Debra B.Debra B. ★★★★★ I have been with Dr. Santos for 17 years. He is thorough and direct and yet I feel like I am his only patient.His staff is friendly and accommodating. I have had the need to discuss things with Dr. Santos and would call and be sent to his assistant and had to leave a message. At first I was put off by this method of communication but was amazed how quickly my calls were returned and resolved totally to my satisfaction.Thad J.Thad J. ★★★★★ Efficient and friendly.Kent P.Kent P. ★★★★★ Excellent staff. Nice facility.jeff H.jeff H. ★★★★★ Always a joy to see the staff they take good care of meGerry C.Gerry C. ★★★★★ The experience was very professional and friendly- Dr Weber and staff. See you in 2029!Linda S.Linda S. ★★★★★ Everyone was great and very helpful .Dr Saeed excellent in explaining what we're doing and whyJanet M.Janet M. ★★★★★ Wonderful medical office. Everything went smoothly. Everyone was so kind.i felt well cared forrenee S.renee S. ★★★★★ Efficiency was the key. Friendly and clean environment. Had me in and out sooner than I expected and staff was great.Susan P.Susan P. ★★★★★ Staff here are great! Very friendly and willing to answer any and all questions.DBSPrintandMarketingDBSPrintandMarketing ★★★★★ The procedure was quick and everyone was extremely professional.J SJ S ★★★★★ First time patient at this provider. I arrived for my procedure on time and was taken to an exam/recovery room pretty quick. First time meeting Dr Quallich and he was friendly, professional and seemed very knowledgeable. All of the staff I encountered were great - personable and efficient. I was treated extremely well by all.Andrea G.Andrea G. ★★★★★ Dr. Bologna was excellent in all areas. On time, listened, treated me like an adult, figured out the issue, told me what to do & it was resolved in 1 week. My former GI Specialist had 9 months & got nowhere. Also, the support team was top-notch, scheduler through anesthesia. That's very very rare.Maria L.Maria L. ★★★★★ I had a colonoscopy at Dr.Bakken's office, and everyone was really nice! They were right on time, and I did not feel a thing! I would recommend them!Gary C.Gary C. ★★★★★ The staff and Dr. Bologna are very professional and treat you with respect and put you at ease from the front desk all the way through to recovery. This was my 3rd time with them and I couldn’t ask for a better experience. I can recommend them without any reservations.Rachell F.Rachell F. ★★★★★ All of the staff from the receptionist to the Dr. (Wille) were kind and put me at ease. I drove an hour because my Dr. Recommended him and it was worth it.VickiVicki ★★★★★ Smooth visit, no issues technical or otherwise!melanie G.melanie G. ★★★★★ No issues. I will be going back to Dr. Bakken for my second colonoscopy.Mary M.Mary M. ★★★★★ Dr. Bakken was thorough and kind. Amazing bed side manner.Pete L.Pete L. ★★★★★ The young reception Lady, was the only downside to my visit. Not very courteous. The other two employees( Matt & the PA Noel were fantastic)Edelza F.Edelza F. ★★★★★ Thank you, Lauren, Michelle, Danielle and the anesthesiologist for your excellent care, and you, Dr. Bakken, for your exceptional care and surgical procedure you performed on me.Cindy P.Cindy P. ★★★★★ By far the best place to go. They have the friendliest staff in all departments.Being rescued by God's grace in J.Being rescued by God's grace in J. ★★★★★ Very competent and caring doctor and staff. This is my third procedure with Dr. Donat and I can highly recommend him.Karen M.Karen M. ★★★★★ Dr. Willie is the absolute best doctor. I can't say enough about him. He is so compassionate and cares about his patients. Everyone in the office greeted you with a smile, was so friendly and willing to make sure you were taken care of. I would recommend Center for Digestive Health to all of my family and friends.Thank you for taking such good care of me.Karen MorencyDouglas H.Douglas H. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich's approach is measured, reassuring and informed. His work is superb. Highly recommended!Clem Sr. C.Clem Sr. C. ★★★★★ You did a great job. All the people were great and very considerate. Thank You so muchJohn J.John J. ★★★★★ Extremely professional and friendly. Expert in his field. Have seen him for years and had a couple of procedures with excellent results. Multiple locations and Office appointments are always on time. Highly recommend!!Geraldine G.Geraldine G. ★★★★★ Professional and comforting, great staff too! Who says that about a colonoscopySen J.Sen J. ★★★★★ nice doctor.Klinton C.Klinton C. ★★★★★ Very good experience with Dr. Donat for my colonoscopy and endoscopy.John B.John B. ★★★★★ The staff was kind, helpful, professional and courteous .My Doctor took his time to explain the procedure and after answered all of my and most importantly my wife’s questions.Thank you all !jeff H.jeff H. ★★★★★ Dr Quallich is a great doctor and listens to your concerns. You are not just a number your a human being when he treats you. This doctor really takes care of me and I’m proud to have him caring for me.jean H.jean H. ★★★★★ The staff have always been friendly and courteous. I have been a patient of Dr. Quallich 15 yrs. I would highlyrecommend Center for Digestive Health.TexTex ★★★★★ From the receptionist, pre op, doctors and post - exceptional staff and place. Highly recommend.Sherry C.Sherry C. ★★★★★ Dr. Bologna, thank you and your staff for your amazing care and making me feel so comfortable during my recent procedure. I deeply appreciated the follow-up calls and e-mails prior to and after my colonoscopy. You and your staff were absolutely wonderful and your dedication and compassion is apparent.Jen S.Jen S. ★★★★★ Dr Wille was great! He was very knowledgeable and professional yet he had a great sense of humor too. I felt very comfortable in his care. The office staff were very kind and attentive also.Colleen S.Colleen S. ★★★★★ Have had life long gastro flair ups which have at times, impacted the quality of my life. So I made an appointment with Dr Donat to hopefully get a diagnosis and treatment plan to improve my life. He recommended testing and after the results, he gave me a plan of action to hopefully set me on a path to feeling better. I have only been seeing him for a few months but he has given me more information and action steps that doctors I have seen in the past. I am planning on staying with him for any of my gastro issues.Kim A.Kim A. ★★★★★ All of the staff were so friendly, accommodating, professional, and compassionate. I felt very comfortable and confident that the procedure would go well. I have had others with Dr. Tusar Desai with complete same experience each time, hence why I continue to choose him for these types of medical care. Highly recommend.Ted P.Ted P. ★★★★★ Dr Weber and staff are awesome!!Raina S.Raina S. ★★★★★ Thank you so much for making me comfortable before abs after my surgery. I would like to send a sincere thank you to Mr. Robert my nurse, Mr. Rohland, and Mrs.Mary! You guys are the best! Thank you for what YOU do!Michael L.Michael L. ★★★★★ From start to finish Dr. Donat and his staff were on top of everything! From the prep kit, through the preparation and the procedure itself.Very professional and friendly staff!Mary J.Mary J. ★★★★★ It's always so much fun seeing Dr. Weber. The staff is great.Joann K.Joann K. ★★★★★ excellent experience with PA Noelle. very thorough andd good advice.Englantina V.Englantina V. ★★★★★ Doctor Wille and the staff performed an excellent job!The procedure was quick and the staff was friendly.Thank you so much for taking care of me 😊Englantina Valero.Sue B.Sue B. ★★★★★ Yes I had 2 procedures there and they were really efficient and professional! I was in and out in 1 1/2 hours.Keri D.Keri D. ★★★★★ 1st, new patient visit.Got in amazingly fast to see Dr. Saeed.She, as well as the staff, were very nice.I was able to get a next day appt for a catscan!So far, I'm very pleased & hopeful that I will finally know what's going on & why! To get the issue fixed!!Praying for that!!!Keri D.Dianne B.Dianne B. ★★★★★ The nurses who helped prep me for my colonoscopy last Friday morning were angels, explaining everything as they went and carefully making sure I was comfortable and calm. Thank you; your kindness was noticed and appreciated.Dr Nandi as always was the perfect mix of professional and funny. Great experience all around.Cindy J.Cindy J. ★★★★★ My husband, Tom, had a procedure performed recently and was impressed with the professionalism and kindness with every staff member. We highly recommend Dr. Bologna and his practice.Danial H.Danial H. ★★★★★ Everyone was courteous and professional in the extremedarren R.darren R. ★★★★★ Second time going to see Dr Weber for a procedure, him and his staff are very Professional, pleasant and helpful, always a pleasant experience, would highly recommend.Joe L.Joe L. ★★★★★ Every person I talked to or helped me was very nice. Have used Dr. Donat for 3 procedures and he has been great every time.Would recommend him to any one.He was my Doctor today.Thank you Doctor Donat.Aljamaalah M.Aljamaalah M. ★★★★★ Nice attentive staffkatkay62katkay62 ★★★★★ I think Dr. Weber is the best. He listens to my concerns and answers my questions. Then we decide on the next type of treatment.Matthew F.Matthew F. ★★★★★ The staff is friendly and professional. Dr. Donat is very kind and takes good care of you.Aimee T.Aimee T. ★★★★★ I had to get a procedure done without anesthesia because I recently had a concussion and Dr. Bakken and her staff were amazingly helpful. They made the process as painless and comfortable as possible and I would highly recommend Dr. Bakken to anyone. Thank you so much!AJ JAJ J ★★★★★ Fantastic doctor!!! Colonoscopy went perfectly. He is great at explaining everything.abrunett007abrunett007 ★★★★★ Dr. Saeed has been a wonderful doctor to me. She is kind and always takes time to thoroughly explain things. She even discussed research related to a medication I was concerned about taking long-term and did so in a way that was easy to understand. During COVID restrictions, she and her staff made it easy to get prescriptions taken care of.RON T.RON T. ★★★★★ Very friendly and listen to what I had to say before explaining everything to me thoroughly.Debra W.Debra W. ★★★★★ The absolute friendliest and communicative staff for one of life’s least fun, but important screenings.Karin W.Karin W. ★★★★★ Everyone at the office was very nice. They called to change my appointment because of weather and were very understanding of my limitations due to work. Dr Weber is so kind and understanding.Buddy G.Buddy G. ★★★★★ Excellent staff, didn’t feel uncomfortable at allChristina N.Christina N. ★★★★★ Very knowledgeble and knew exactly what to do.sigrid T.sigrid T. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich has always been kind, polite, professional - I trust the information he passes on to me. I’m confident that the care I receive is top notch. He more than deserves a five star rating.Jeraldine T.Jeraldine T. ★★★★★ I was taken care of with the most highest of respect you could hope for. Everyone took time to explain what would happen and why and one of the nurses printed me up material for a high fiber diet. The Doctor was friendly and explained the procedure in detail.Kassidy K.Kassidy K. ★★★★★ Great experience with staff and Dr. Bakken.Pat P.Pat P. ★★★★★ The staff was very professional, friendly and made me feel ease.even the prep was much easier than I had anticipated.Samantha P.Samantha P. ★★★★★ My name is Samantha Qadir,Dr.Donat was wonderful and VERY gentle with me. As I was extremely nervous, he was great and I didn’t even have a sore throat afterwards! As if it never happened! The Anesthesiologist was so nice to me as well. It was a great experience. He was not a rough Dr, even though I was sedated, I can tell from when I woke up, that he took his time and was very gentle. I highly recommend him to ANYONE.Colleen C.Colleen C. ★★★★★ Dr Quallich is always extremely nice at all my appointments. He seems to genuinely care about my health.Tracy T.Tracy T. ★★★★★ Everyone that works here is always so friendly and caring. Any procedure can fill you with anxiety but the staff is very calming.Camie F.Camie F. ★★★★★ Had a good experience and would recommend this place for your procedure! Dr. Nandi was kind and reassured me that I was in good hands for my colonoscopy! The staff was friendly and knowledgeable! The not so good part was the prep the day before. The colonoscopy was a breeze!Stacy K.Stacy K. ★★★★★ The staff and doctor were very efficient and friendly. The procedure went very quickly and they treated me very well. They even made me laugh and brought me a warm blanket. Very kind professionals. I highly recommend them. Medical procedures can be stressful, and its a relief to work with such a professional, clean, and efficient facility and group. Thank you.Susan M.Susan M. ★★★★★ Still loving phone appointments!Suffer abdominal migraines, and Dr.Tocco has made them so much easier go through. Convenient and gets right to the problem...much thanks!Dmomof2Dmomof2 ★★★★★ Very friendly practice! Staff friendly, helpful and compassionate. Highly recommend Dr. Willie as very knowledgeable and gentle!Matthew K.Matthew K. ★★★★★ Dr. Wille is a good listener and cares about his patients. He is a down to Earth person and a good communicator.Ellen C.Ellen C. ★★★★★ Efficient, punctual and professional - always. Dr Wille is the best!Stephanie M. P.Stephanie M. P. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich and the entire staff are amazing and have such a great bedside manner. Very thankful for their compassion, attentiveness and professionalism!Gail K.Gail K. ★★★★★ I arrived at the Center and was let right in to receive my osteoporosis injection. Nurse was friendly, got my injection and was on my way in less than 10 minutes..Gina F.Gina F. ★★★★★ Great doctor and very concerned about what concerned me. He and the anesthesiologist have decades of experience and both are still very passionate about medicine and their patients. The both have AWESOME BEDSIDE MANNERS😊❤️Deborah G.Deborah G. ★★★★★ Very caring and knowledgeable!Paul Y.Paul Y. ★★★★★ The prep for my colonoscopy was reasonable, the scheduling was good, the staff was very efficient, courteous, and knowledgeable. The procedure went fast and precise. Dr. Quallich came in directly after the procedure and explained the results and answered all questions completely. Only complaint was the waiting room was being remodeled and it was crowded, noisy, and drafty.Rosemary H.Rosemary H. ★★★★★ Dr. Donat is very kind and caring. He is always willing to listen. I always feel heard and that my health is his top priority. Thank you!J L.J L. ★★★★★ Seems great so far called and was sent to a call back prompt but they called back within the hour. Medicaid has subgroups of insurance she was very thorough in checking I was insured there and said they’d call back if there’s any coverage issues. Super friendly and helpful. I can be a bit 🤪 on phone calls and she was patient with me thru finding the closest location to me haha.James H.James H. ★★★★★ Little wait time and excellent care. They took their time with me and not rushing. Answered all my questions.Jerry L.Jerry L. ★★★★★ I remember before I came to the study I was in the hospital every other day the pain was unbearable I prayed one day to JESUS that he would just kill me dead I thank JESUS in HIS infinite wisdom he didn't listen and instead sent me two guardian Angels in the form of Dr. Donat and Dawn who both along with the study drug has put my crohn's disease in remission I thought I would never workout again but I am still in the gym I thought I would never eat white castles again but I do Dr. Donat and Dawn have been GODSENDS in my life and I thank THE GOOD LORD for themCarole M.Carole M. ★★★★★ Great experience!Preston B.Preston B. ★★★★★ good experience at Dr. Donat's office. All those involved did a very professional job and were very kind and personable. thanksCarol W.Carol W. ★★★★★ Yesterday I saw Jennifer, she was very helpful & understanding. I highly recommend Dr. Nandi & his PA’s.Milan B.Milan B. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich and staff were friendly and empathetic. Anesthesiologist was knowledgeable and put my mind at ease.Cameron W.Cameron W. ★★★★★ Another great experience with Dr. Donat and the team at Center for Digestive Health. Everyone is extremely professional, friendly and caring. Would highly recommend them!Chan P.Chan P. ★★★★★ Always smiling, kindly answers questions no matter how many. Make me feel comfortable always.Pat O.Pat O. ★★★★★ Dr Quallich is simply the best! He and his team did an absolutely outstanding job with treating me. He's very caring, takes the time to answer questions and is very thorough with his procedures. Wish I could rate him above the 5 star scale!Gregory R.Gregory R. ★★★★★ I couldn't ask for better care.Leslie K.Leslie K. ★★★★★ Dr. Weber is an exceptional physician. He listens very carefully to his patients and always considers their their words when treating the whole patient. I went to Dr. Weber after I became increasingly frustrated with my other GI docs. He has improved my condition tremendously with a little out of the box thinking after the other standard treatments I tried didn’t work. He is so kind and smart, two things I look for in a doctor.Cynthia F.Cynthia F. ★★★★★ My visit was late my fault. I was to be seen around December but I should’ve come anyway. I saw the PA Kristen she listened to or read my troubles well I couldn’t see Dr.BAAKEN. to get some answers. I believe Kristen answered fine. I am Not going anywhere else.MelanieMelanie ★★★★★ I have been a patient of Dr Weber's for 15+ years. His genuine personality makes him the caring doctor he really is! I have never felt rushed and he always listens to ever concern. Thanks Dr Weber! I appreciate YOUR service you provide to me.Wendy K.Wendy K. ★★★★★ Staff was very friendly at check in.Jill is so friendly and helpful and explains everything before doctor comes in. She even did research on my records before hand to get to know me to be prepared to share with doctor. And she explained that doctor was still at hospital so it may be a bit of a wait. It wasn't long at all.Dr. Saeed is a very patient, and knowledgable doctor. She knew my history without having to look at any notes and it was my first visit!! She was very reassuring and made me understand everything.I would highly recommend her and her office!Toni G.Toni G. ★★★★★ The best dr ever! I mean the best! Always a calming experience no matter what. An amazing young man that I believe God uses in many ways. I am so grateful and am so blessed I was placed into his hands.Laurice L.Laurice L. ★★★★★ I was a little nervous and had some questions. The staff was nice and patient. Dr Bologna was great. I even got a call the next day to make sure that I was fine and I wasn’t having any complications.Thomas H.Thomas H. ★★★★★ Everyone was very nice and helpful from checkin through recovery. The nurses, anesthesiologist and doctor. The doctor checked on prior to the procedure and after. Thank you all.000 C.000 C. ★★★★★ very good experiences.Nate C.Nate C. ★★★★★ I was called in just minutes after arriving. Everything was thoroughly explained. Everyone was very nice and professional. Very easy and efficient experience.Jon K.Jon K. ★★★★★ The process was seamless. Instructions were clear, nurses and doctors are top notch. Very comforting and informative. For a procedure that I was not looking forward to, the Center for Digestive Health in Macomb put my mind at ease with clear definition and a very streamlined and easy process. Dr. Bologna is Great. I cant express how grateful I am. Thank you for everything!Sara P.Sara P. ★★★★★ Very thoughtful and does not rush through to book in 100000 patients. He also takes his time to explain without being degrading. He is a compassionate doctor. His office runs very efficient. .Shawn G.Shawn G. ★★★★★ The doctor and nurses made my first time experience very comfortable. The nurses explained the whole procedure to me without me having to ask. I was given the most common questions ahead of me asking. That just made me feel so comfortable and less nervous. The bedside manners from the nurses was awesome. I will see you guys in 10 years!Sadie M.Sadie M. ★★★★★ Dr. Weber and one his assistants Mary were the kindest group I’ve had help me. They made sure I was comfortable and listened to everything I had to say, they genuinely care.Julie M.Julie M. ★★★★★ Dr. Weber and his staff are the greatest. Highly recommend!Diane D.Diane D. ★★★★★ Professional care all aroundJulie M.Julie M. ★★★★★ Dr. Bakken is absolutely wonderful! I highly recommend her. The staff were all professional and kind. CRNA did a nice job. Nothing negative to say, only praises. Thank youRobert G.Robert G. ★★★★★ Dr Wille. He's the best doctor ever! Very kind, professional, & has a fantastic bed side matter. His team is also top notch in every way!! They are the best ever! They are a 5+ rating if you ask me.. Dr. Willie is just a great person in every way imagined. He's been taking care of me since 2001. He's the best. Btw..thank you again!!❤Kristen N.Kristen N. ★★★★★ I was overwhelmed with joy when they accepted my straight medicaid after suffering a job loss. Dr. Wille was absolutely adorable and most professional. He already researched all my former tests and results before my appt. And he was very knowledgeable of how to proceed with my illness. The staff was so generous in getting me an appt within a day or two. This office answers the phone with sweetness. I only wish they accepted all kinda of other insurance programs for my insurance changes to something else after the first of the year. I will miss this Doctor and his staff.Margaret M.Margaret M. ★★★★★ Friendly, efficient and competent. Very satisfied!Cindy G.Cindy G. ★★★★★ The staff was professional and very personable. Highly recommend Dr Wille!linda M.linda M. ★★★★★ Dr. Webber is he very nice doctor and he makes you feel comfortable and his staff is very nice also and I definitely would recommend themTami Sue H.Tami Sue H. ★★★★★ Excellent bedside manner. Very thorough and his staff is efficient. Highly recommended!Andre E.Andre E. ★★★★★ I'll tell you what.....getting my first-ever colonoscopy was easier than I could have ever imagined. I have dreaded this procedure for the last several years because many people have made it sound like it's the worst thing ever. Yes, the prep is nothing fun, but not anything worse than I had anticipated. After that, Dr. Quallich and his staff made me feel as comfortable as can be, and everything, including the procedure, went as discussed. The rest of my day, I felt as normal as can be. Thank you, Dr. Quallich and staff, for being so friendly and turning something I wasn't looking forward to into a great experience.Steven K.Steven K. ★★★★★ Dr. Weber does a great job and really takes care of his patients highly recommendBrian A.Brian A. ★★★★★ Very professional and on time. Great staff and Doctors.Nancy E.Nancy E. ★★★★★ Overall experience was good,however as a recovery nurse myself,I felt like I was being forced to get out and be sent home.i had difficulty standing and getting dressed and felt another 15-20 minutes of sleep would have done me wellEdward J.Edward J. ★★★★★ Dr Bologna and his staff are great. When I was called back to get prepped everyone made me feel good and relaxed. Dr Bologna popped in to check on me and explained what he was going to do. As soon as I was ready the Anesthesiologist come in and wheeled me to the surgical room while making me feel comfortable. Dr Bologna and his team were ready for me. After my procedure I woke up back in my private recovery room. Amy, my nurse, made sure I was comfortable as she got me ready to leave. The doctor came in and we had a nice chat about what he discovered and next steps.I give the whole experience a 5 out 5.Denise C.Denise C. ★★★★★ Dr. Bologna was very nice and treated me well. I still am having the same problems as I had when I visited Dr. Bologna! I would like to get the results of the sample that I took into the Beaumont lab on Little Mack last week! I am still having diarrhea constantly. If someone could give me results I would greatly appreciate that. Thank You!KAM M.KAM M. ★★★★★ Very professional staffNancy H.Nancy H. ★★★★★ Dr. Wille is a terrific gastroenterologist. He’s professional and responsive. Have total confidence in treatment and diagnosis. The staff is also great and efficient.Lori D.Lori D. ★★★★★ I would recommend Dr. Nandi and his team to anyone. I was very nervous and they all made me feel comfortable and answered all questions. Very professional team!Shawn R.Shawn R. ★★★★★ I visited Dr. Bologna yesterday at 5:30pm. Even though it was late in the day, Dr. Bologna provided excellent treatment to my symptom, prescribed Ultrasound and lab order for me to follow up. In addition, he suggested a list of high fiber food for my consideration. I really appreciate his excellent service!Megan M.Megan M. ★★★★★ Dr. Quallich is professional, personable, and makes you feel completely at ease. He is super knowledgable and does what's best for the patient! Highly recommend him!!Benjamin K.Benjamin K. ★★★★★ Love dr weber. Very professional. He helped me out in some very hard times and has always had time to see me when i need to be seen asap. AmaZing dr and practice. Can't say enough good things about himAliAli ★★★★★ Very professional. Gives patients enough time, listen carefully, explain things with details and don’t rush. He respect his profession. I like and respect this doctor. He deserves more than 5 stars.Carey W.Carey W. ★★★★★ Dr. Willie is the best!! So caring and thoughtful. He is great with his patients!Frances P.Frances P. ★★★★★ Dr Bakeen is the ABSOLUTE best doctor ... She has helped me TREMENDOUSLYjs_loader

Our Doctors

We’re proud of our team here at Digestive Health Institute. Our health care providers include some of the very best colorectal surgeons, gastroenterologists and physician assistants. To learn more about our qualified team of specialists, please visit our providers page.

Anezi E. Bakken MD, MS

Sante D. Bologna MD, FACP

M. Emin Donat MD, FRCPC

Freeha Khan MD

Partha S. Nandi

Leonard G. Quallich III MD

Jack Tocco DO

John R. Weber MD

Richard T. Wille MD

Tusar Desai MD

Aalia Saeed, MD


What happens during my first visit?
If you are a new patient, you can expect to have a complete physical exam. You will also be asked detailed questions about your current problems and your past medical history, your current medications, allergies, your family history and other pertinent medical information. If you are taking medications, please bring a completed medical history form with you to your appointment. Once the physician has reviewed your medical information and completed the physical examination, a plan of care will be developed. You may need to be seen again in the office, be referred back to your family physician for follow-up care, or require additional testing. If additional tests are needed, we will assist you in scheduling these tests.
What if I need to schedule an endoscopic procedure?

An endoscopic procedure allows the physician to visualize a part of your gastrointestinal tract with a special instrument called an endoscope. If your family physician has ordered testing, you will be contacted by telephone by one of our staff members. If a physician orders testing and you are in the office, the procedure can generally be scheduled during the course of your visit. You will be given a date, time, and location for the test, as well as written instructions telling you how to prepare for the test. If you have any questions about the procedure, please feel free to ask one of our staff members or the physician.

How do I get test results?

We ask that you wait 10 to 14 days before contacting us for results. Often results come from several different sources. This information needs to be compiled and reviewed by your physician before you can be appropriately advised. 

What insurances do you accept?

We accept payment from most insurance companies including Medicare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Care Network, Physicians Health Plan, Cofinity, Sparrow Professional Health Network, Medicaid, McLaren, Health Plus, and several others. Accepted insurances are subject to change at any time without notice.

If your insurance requires an authorization from your primary care physician, you may be asked to assist us in obtaining this authorization.

All patients are responsible for all copays and deductibles at the time of service.

If you have any questions regarding your benefits or insurance coverage, please contact our Billing Department at 248-844-9710.

What if I need to contact the doctor?

To contact your doctor during business hours please call our main number 248-844-9710. If you have an urgent need to speak with the doctor after hours, you will be rerouted to our after hours answering service, and your doctor will be paged. In the case of a medical emergency please proceed directly to the nearest hospital emergency room.

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