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Augustine Salami, MD

4.6 out of 5 stars




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Dr. Salami clinical interests encompass the application of advanced endoscopic techniques and interventions to diagnose, stage, treat and palliate a range of benign and malignant gastrointestinal disorders:

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy for complex gastric polyps resection via endoscopic mucosal resection or endoscopic submucosal dissection for lesions found on upper endoscopy.

Transoral incisionless fundoplication [TIF] for refractory reflux disease.

Endoscopic suturing for fistula closure.

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography [ERCP] for choledocholithiasis, benign and malignant biliary strictures.

Therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), ERCP in surgically altered anatomy such as post whipple, Billroth I &II, Roux-en Y gastric bypass or other surgeries.

Cholangioscopy [Spyglass] to evaluate the bile duct for various indications.

Endoscopic ultrasound drainage of gallbladder for acute and chronic cholecystitis for patients when not surgical candidate for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Endoscopic ultrasound with fine-needle biopsy of pancreatic masses, gastric masses, submucosal gastric lesion, mediastinal lesions, retroperitoneal lesions, left adrenal gland, left kidney, spleen and other intra-abdominal lesions.

EUS for celiac plexus intervention (neurolysis for palliative of pain in pancreatic cancer, block for pain control in chronic pancreatitis).

EUS directed transgastric endoscopy [EDGE].

Anterograde and retrograde single balloon enteroscopy for small bowel bleed and lesions beyond the reach of the traditional EGD and colonoscopy.

Endoscopic suturing for reduction of gastric pouch and gastric outlet for patients who have regained weight following gastric bypass surgery.

Radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's esophagus with dysplasia as well as for gastric antral vascular ectasia [GAVE].

Cryotherapy for Barrett’s esophagus and gastrointestinal malignancy.

Management of postsurgical complications such as post bariatric surgical leaks, strictures or fistula.

Endoscopic ultrasound drainage of pancreatic fluid collection with pancreatic necrosectomy.

Endoscopic ultrasound gastrojejunostomy for benign and malignant gastric outlet obstruction.

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and stent placement for refractory esophageal strictures as well as malignant esophageal strictures.

Endoscopic resection of subepithelial gastric tumors including GIST, schwannomas and symptomatic lipomas.

Endoscopic full-thickness resection of gastrointestinal malignancy not amenable to surgical resection.

Colonoscopy for complex colon polyps with resection via endoscopic mucosal resection [EMR] or endoscopic submucosal dissection [ESD].

Difficult /incomplete colonoscopy.

Peroral endoscopic myotomy [POEM]  for achalasia.

Zenker's peroral endoscopic myotomy [Z POEM] for treatment of Zenker's diverticulum.

Gastric peroral endoscopic myotomy [G POEM] for refractory gastroparesis.

Endoscopic myotomy for symptomatic cricopharyngeal bar [C-POEM].

Education & Training

Medical School:

University of Benin, Nigeria


Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit


Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
G.I. Associates, St Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee

Board Certification(s):

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Quality of Care

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.6out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.6out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.6out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.6 out of 5 (137 ratings, 49 comments)

  • May 12, 2023

    It was so comfortable having a phone visit and not having to leave my home. Dr Salami explained my condition, medication changes, new diet, and upcoming test efficiently and succinctly. He professionally answered all my questions and concerns. It was a perfect timely visit! Thank you Dr Salami!

  • May 12, 2023

    Dr Augustine Salami the best yes I would recommend Dr Salami,previous years my son had [ ] at [ ] hospital now I have dr Salami God bless always thank you health park for having GI dr A.Salami

  • May 12, 2023

    They were all excellent I appreciate all of them

  • May 2, 2023

    Very caring practice

  • Apr 28, 2023

    Straight forward assessment of condition and further actions.

  • Apr 28, 2023

    The doctor was very kind, very thorough, , he did not seemed rushed. He explained the plan of treatment very precisely,

  • Apr 28, 2023

    Lls very

  • Apr 17, 2023

    Dr. schedules follow-up visits for 6 months out and I am able to schedule appointment that far in advance.

  • Apr 14, 2023

    I only had one visit so far. I spoke to Emily and she was helpful when I call with a question.

  • Apr 14, 2023

    Dr Salami and both front desk representatives!

  • Mar 17, 2023


  • Mar 17, 2023

    Dr. Salami was very caring passionate & knowledgeable about my medical issues. He even took time to call me from [ ] after my appt. From my er admissions from [ ] to upgrade me from a [ ] PA to his special.. am confident that Dr. Salami will b able 2 resolve r oot causes of my medical [ ] instead of medical merry-go-round I've been on since approximately [ ] with [ ] etc. & being treated for my symptoms only.. I am currently hopeful it will b resolved under his care. Ty

  • Mar 12, 2023


  • Mar 4, 2023

    Dr Salami was great. He didn't rush me and he answered all my questions. When I had other questions and sent a message, he always responded in a timely manner. I would definitely recommend him to people I know.

  • Mar 3, 2023

    Friendly, professional service. Great follow up appointment!

  • Feb 27, 2023

    Everyone is great at this office

  • Jan 30, 2023

    Great doctor.

  • Jan 24, 2023

    Everyone was very kind

  • Jan 14, 2023

    He brought up another cause of my issues that was not considered by other doctors.

  • Jan 13, 2023

    Everyone I had contact with was outstanding !!

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