Motility & Constipation

Dr. David Silver is the Director
of the Motility Lab
Board Certified:
Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
Practice Interests:
Esophageal Manometry and pH Studies, Wireless Motility and pH Studies, Anal Rectal Manometry and biofeedback for constipation and incontinence
Practicing Since: 1984
Member of: Vice President, Executive Committee, Digestive CARE; Board of Directors, Digestive CARE

Center of Excellent CARE
Motility and Constipation

The Digestive CARE Motility and Constipation Center of Excellent CARE successfully evaluates and treats patients with common issues such as refractory heartburn, non-cardiac chest pain and swallowing difficulties with advanced technologies not commonly found in many gastroenterology practices.

Patient Disorders:

  • Refractory heartburn
  • Non-cardiac chest pain
  • Swallowing difficulties due to non-mechanical causes
  • Chronic cough thought to be due to reflux disease
  • Gastroparesis
  • Chronic constipation and fecal incontinence
  • Rectal, anal and pelvic pain

Studies performed include:

  • High resolution esophageal manometry with impedance
  • 24-hour ambulatory esophageal pH with and without impedance
  • Bravo 48-hour wireless pH studies
  • 24-hour pharyngeal pH studies
  • State of the art diagnostic equipment
  • 3D high resolution anal rectal manometry and EMG studies.

 

After completion of the testing, patients are directed toward the appropriate therapy. Patients will have integration with Digestive CARE experts in treating esophageal disorders and irritable bowel as well as full spectrum nutritional counseling.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Motility and Constipation

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Our Team for Pelvic Floor Problems in addition to our colorectal surgeons:
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Refer with Confidence:

We see patients from all over Florida, including referrals from non-Digestive CARE Gastroenterologists, General Surgeons, Bariatric Surgeons and Colorectal Surgeons.

By performing the procedures in our offices, we have made it very convenient for patient scheduling and unless requested otherwise, all patients are returned to their referring physicians.

Contact Information

General Information: 954.344.2522
Toll Free: (877) FL GI DOC / (877) 354-4362
Office hours: 9 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday