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Jeffrey L. Barnett, M.D.

Jeffrey L. Barnett, M.D.

Areas of Special Interest

Advanced Endoscopy

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Pancreaticobiliary Disease

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Motility Disorders

Anorectal Disorders

Office Location(s):

Huron Gastroenterology / Center for Digestive Care - Ypsilanti Michigan

5300 Elliott Dr.
Ypsilanti, Michigan   48197
Location Phone: (734) 434-6262
Additional Location Phone: (800) 772-4659
Location Fax: (734) 712-2820

Huron Gastroenterology / Endoscopy at Chelsea Hospital (Professional Office Building)

14650 E. Old US12
Chelsea , Michigan   48118
Location Phone: 800-772-4659
Additional Location Phone: 734-434-6262
Location Fax: 734-712-2820

Huron Gastroenterology / Center for Digestive Care - Ypsilanti Michigan

5300 Elliott Dr.
Ypsilanti, Michigan   48197
Location Phone: (734) 434-6262
Additional Location Phone: (800) 772-4659
Location Fax: (734) 712-2820

Huron Gastroenterology / Endoscopy at SJMH Imaging Center and Family Birthing Center

5301 McAuley Dr.
Ypsilanti, Michigan   48197
Location Phone: 800-772-4659
Additional Location Phone: 734-434-6262
Location Fax: 734-712-2820

Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Medical Education:

B.S. Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri   1973-1977, Graduated with Honors

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois   1977-1981

Residency, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan    1982-1984

Fellowship, University of Michigan Hospitals,  Ann Arbor, Michigan   1984-1987

Academic Appointments:

Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Division of Gastroenterology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1987-2002

Past President of Detroit GI Society and Michigan Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Board Certifications:

Internal Medicine:  Valid indefinitely

Gastroenterology:  Valid indefinitely

Honors and Awards:

Phi Beta Kappa: Washington University, 1977

Graduation with highest honors: Washington University, 1977

Recipient Young Investigators Award: American Motility Society, October 1986

Recipient Clinical Research Award: American College of Gastroenterology, Sept. 1986

Top Ten Instructor in M1 ICS Course, 1991

Selected "Best Doctors in America" 3rd listing (1996-97), 4th listing (1998-99), listing (2005-6), listing (2007-08), listing (2009-2012) Woodward/White, Inc.

Selected 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 Top Docs listing Hour Detroit magazine


Audio-Visual Educational Materials

1. Barnett JL.  Diseases of the anus.  In:  Boland CR (volume ed).  Colon, Rectum and Anus Vol. 2; Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  Comprehensive Visual Reference.  Feldman M (series ed).  Philadelphia:  Current Medicine, 1996; pp 6.2-6.11.

2. Barnett JL, Horn JR, Katzeff HL, Lazzara R.  Current concepts in prokinetic therapy.  Panel discussion. Videotape. Medicom of Princeton, Inc.  Princeton, NJ 1998.

3. Barnett JL. The dyspeptic patient: a therapeutic approach. Videotape.  Medicom of Princeton, Inc.  Princeton, NJ 1998.

4. Barnett JL.  Screening for GI cancer.  Audio-Digest tape.  General Surgery 1998;45:20.

5. Barnett JL. Miscellaneous clinical issues–DDW Wrap-up. Audio-Digest tape. Gastroenterology 1999; 13:06.

6. Barnett JL.  GERD and its complications.  Focus on acid suppression.  Videotape.  Medicom of Princeton Inc., Princeton, NJ 1999.

7. Barnett JL. Diagnosis and treatment of ulcers and screening for colon cancer. Audio-digest tape. Internal Medicine 2000; 47:02.

8. Barnett JL. GERD: what to do about it?  Audio-digest tape. Internal Medicine 2000; 47:08.

9. Barnett JL. GI diseases in the elderly. Audio-digest tape. Gastroenterology 2000; 14:11.

10. Barnett JL. Esophageal disease update. Audio-digest tape. Gastroenterology 2001; 15:12.


1. Barnett JL, Wilson JAP: Alcoholic pancreatitis and parotitis: Utility of lipase and urinary amylase clearance determinations. South Med J 1986;       79:832-835.

2. Barnett JL, Elta G: Bacterial peritonitis following endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy.  Gastrointest Endosc 1987; 33(4):316.

3. Barnett JL, Owyang C: Serum glucose concentration as a modulator of interdigestive gastric motility.  Gastroenterology 1988; 94:739-744.

4. Johnson TL, Barnett JL, Appelman HD, Nostrant TT: Candida hepatitis: Histopathologic diagnosis.  Am J Surg Path 1988; 12(9):716-720.

5. Barnett JL, Scheiman JM and Elta GH: The cystic duct remnant: an unusual case of a biliary intraluminal filling defect.  Am J Gastro 1988; 83:1189-1191.

6. Barnett JL, Behler EM, Appelman HD, Elta GH: Campylobacter pylori is not associated with gastroparesis.  Dig Dis Sci 1989; 34:1677-1680.

7. Elta GH, Murphy R, Behler EM, Barnett JL, Nostrant TT, Kern S, Appelman H: Campylobacter pylori in patients with dyspeptic symptoms and endoscopic    evidence of erosion(s).  Am J Gastro 1989; 84:643-646.

8. Dressman JB, Berardi RR, Dermentzogolou LC, Russell TL, Schmaltz SP, Barnett JL, Jarvenpara KM: Upper gastrointestinal (GI) pH in healthy men and women.     Pharm Res 1990; 7:756-761.

9. Turgeon DK, Barnett JL: Meckel's diverticulum: a clinical review.  Am J Gastro 1990; 85:777-781.

10. Barnett JL, Eisenman R, Nostrant TT, Elta GH.  Witzel pneumatic dilation for achalasia:  safety and long-term efficacy.  Gastrointest Endosc 1990;        36:482-485.

11. Oberle RL, Chen TS, Lloyd C, Barnett JL, Owyang C, Meyer J, Amidon GL.  The influence of the interdigestive migrating myoelectric complex on the gastric     emptying of liquids.  Gastroenterology 1990; 99:1275-1282.

12. Arrindell EL, Trobe JD, Sieving PA, Barnett JL.  Pupillary and electroretinographic abnormalities in a family with neuronal intranuclear hyaline inclusion disease.  Arch Ophthalmol 1991; 109:373-8.

13. Eckhauser F, Raper S, Knol J, Mulholland M, Elta G, Barnett J, Nostrant TT, Sonda P, Wang S.  Extracorporeal lithotripsy is an important adjunct in the nonoperative management of retained or recurrent common duct stones.  Archives Surg 1991; 126:7;829-835.

14. Guynn TP, Eckhauser FE, Knol JA, Raper SE, Mulholland MW, Nostrant TT, Elta GH, Barnett JL.  Injection sclerotherapy-induced esophageal strictures.  Risk factors and prognosis.  Am Surg 1991; 57:567-571.

15. Barnett JL, McDonnell WM, Appelman HD, Dobbins WO.  Familial visceral neuropathy with neuronal intranuclear inclusions:  Diagnosis by rectal biopsy.  Gastroenterology 1992; 102:684-691.

16. Barnett JL, Moseley RH, Appelman HD.  Familial septal cirrhosis.  Gastroenterology 1992; 102:674-678.

17. Elta GH, Barnett JL, Ellis JH, Ackermann R, Wahl R.  Delayed biliary drainage is common in asymptomatic post-cholecystectomy volunteers.  Gastrointest Endosc 1992; 38:435-439.

18. Russell TL, Berardi RR, Barnett JL, Dermentazoglu LC, Jarvenpaa KM, Schmaltz SP, Dressmann JB.  Upper gastrointestinal pH in seventy-nine healthy elderly north american men and women.  Pharmaceutical Research 1993; 40:187-196.

19. Dressman JB, Adair CH, Barnett JL, Berardi RR, Dunn-Kucharski VA, Jarvenpaa KM, Parr DD, Sowle CA, Swidan SZ, Tobey SW, Reppas C.  High molecular weight hydroxypropylmethylcellulose - a cholesterol-lowering agent.  Arch Intern Med 1993; 153:1345-1353.

20. Reppas C, Adair CH, Barnett JL, Berardi RR, DuRoss D, Swidan DZ, Thill PF, Tobey SW, Dressman JB.  High viscosity hydroxypropylmethylcellulose reduces postprandial blood glucose concentrations in NIDDM patients.  Diabetes Res Clin Pract 1993; 22:61-69.

21. Elta G, Barnett JL.  Meperidine need not be proscribed during sphincter of Oddi manometry.  Gastrointest Endosc 1994; 40:7-9.
22. Russell TL, Barnett JL, Berardi RR, O'Sullivan TL, Dressman JB.  pH related changes in the absorption of dipyridamole in the elderly.  Pharmaceutical Research 1994; 11:136-143.

23. Barnett JL, Knol J.  The use of a novel "adoptable" baby cholangioscope:  Diagnosis of a biliary papillary adenoma.  Gastrointest Endosc 1995; 41:70-72.

24. Lown KS, Kolars JC, Thummel KE, Barnett JL, Kunzel KL, Wrighton SA, Watkins PB.  Interpatient heterogeneity in expression of CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 in small bowel: lack of prediction by the erythromycin breath test.  Drug Metab and Dispos 1994: 22:947-955.

25. Brown, KA, Carpenter S, Barnett JL, Williams D.  Proximal migration of a biliary stent:  Treatment by combined percutaneous/endoscopic approach.  Gastrointest Endosc 1995; 41:611-612.

26. Elta GH, Scheiman JM, Barnett JL, Nostrant TT, Behler EM, Crause I, Appelman HD.  Long-term follow-up of Helicobacter pylori treatment in non-ulcer dyspepsia patients.  Am J Gastro 1995; 90:1089-1093.

27. Henderson JM, Barnett JL, Behler EM, Crause I, Elta GH, Nostrant TT, Turgeon DK.  Single day divided dose oral sodium phosphate laxative vs. intestinal lavage as a preparation for colonoscopy:  efficacy and patient tolerance.  Gastrointest Endosc 1995; 42:238-243.

28. Henderson LM, Brewer GJ, Dressman JB, Swidan SZ, DuRoss DJ, Adair CH, Barnett JL, Berardi RR.  Effect of intragastric pH on the absorption of oral zinc acetate and zinc oxide in young healthy volunteers.  J Parenter and Enteral Nutr 1995; 19:393-397.

29. Swidan SZ, Reppas C, Barnett JL, Greenwood DE, Tallman AM, Tobey SW, Dressman JB.  Ability of two comestible formulations of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose to lower serum cholesterol concentrations.  European J of Pharm Sciences 1996; 4:239-245.

30. Fontana RJ, Barnett JL.  Jejunostomy tube placement in refractory diabetic gastroparesis: a retrospective review.  Am J Gastro 1996; 91:2174-2178.

31. Henderson LM, Brewer GJ, Dressman JB, DuRose DJ, Swidan SZ, Adair CH, Barnett JL, Berardi RR.  Use of zinc tolerance test and 24-hour urinary zinc content to assess oral zinc absorption.  J Am Coll Nutr 1996; 15(1):79-83.

32. Goff JS, Barnett JL, Pelke T, Appelman HD.  Collagenous colitis:  histopathology and clinical course.  Am J Gastro 1997;92:57-60.

33. Takamatsu N, Welage LS, Idkaidek, NM, Liu DY, Lee PI, Hayashi Y, Rhie JK, Lennernas H, Barnett JL, Shah VP, Lesko L, Amidon GL.  Human intestinal permeability of piroxicam, propranolol, phenylalanine and PEG 400 determined by jejunal perfusion.  Pharm Research 1997; 14:1127-1132.

34. Chey WD, Fisher L, Elta GH, Barnett JL, Nostrant T, Delvalle J, Hasler WL, Scheiman JM.  Bismuth subsalicylate instead of metronidazole with lansoprazole and clarithromycin for H-pylori infection: a randomized trial.  Am J Gastro 1997; 92:1483-6.

35. Greenson JK, Stein RA, Carpenter SL, Barnett JL.  The clinical significance of focal active colitis.  Hum Pathol 1997; 28:729-33.

36. Elta GH, Barnett JL, Brown KA.  Pure cut electrocautery current for sphincterotomy causes less post-procedure pancreatitis than blended current.  Gastrointest Endosc 1998; 47:149-153.

37. Rhie JK, Hayashi Y, Welage LS, Frens J, Wald RJ, Barnett JL, Amidon GE, Putcha L, Amidon GL.  Drug marker absorption in relation to pellet size, gastric motility and viscous meals in humans.  Pharm Res 1998; 2:233-238.

38. Barnett JL.  Vascular ectasia of the gastric antrum.  Images in Clinical Medicine.  NEJM 1998; 339:166.
39. Chey WD, Fisher L, Barnett J, Delvalle J, Elta GH, Hasler WL, Nostrant T, Palaniapan J, Scheiman.  Low – versus high dose azithromycin triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection.  Aliment Pharmacol Ther 1998; 12:1253-1267.

40. Castell DD, Sigmund C, Patterson D, Lambert R, Hasner D, Clyde C, Zeldis, J.  CIS-USA- 52 Investigator Group. Cisapride 20 mg b.i.d. provides symptomatic relief of heartburn and related symptoms of chronic mild to moderate gastroesophageal reflux disease. Am J Gastro 1998;93:547-52.

41. Patterson D, Abell T, Rothstein R, Koch K, Barnett JL.  A double-blind multicenter comparison of domperidone and metoclopramide in the treatment of diabetic patients with symptoms of gastroparesis.  Am J Gastro 1999; 94:1230-1234.

42. Lieberman AP, Trojanowski JQ, Leonard DGB, Chen K, Barnett JL, Leverenz J, Robitaille Y, Malandrini A, Fischbeck KH.  Ataxin 1 and Ataxin 3 in neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease. Ann Neurol, 1999; 46:271-3.

43. Kim B, Barnett JL, Kleer CG, Appelman HD.  Endoscopic and histologic patchiness in treated ulcerative colitis. Am J Gastro 1999; 94:3258-62.

44. Wille RT, Barnett JL, Chey WD, Scheiman JM, Elta GH.  Routine droperidol pre-mediation improves sedation for ERCP. Gastrointest Endosc 2000;52:362-6.

45. Gorelick AB, Cannon ME, Barnett JL, Chey, WD, Scheiman JM, Elta GH. First cut, then blend: an electrocautery technique affecting sphincterotomy outcome. Gastrointest Endosc 2001:33(11);976-980.

46. Hornbuckle K and Barnett JL.  The diagnosis and work-up of the patient with gastroparesis.  J Clini Gastroenterol 2000:30(2):117-124.

47. Wille RT, Chaffee BW, Ryan ML, Elta GH, Walter V, Barnett JL.  Pharmacoeconomic evaluation of flumazenil for routine outpatient esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 2000:282-287.

48. Rabine JC and Barnett JL.  Management of the patient with gastroparesis.  J Clin Gastroenterol 2001;32(1):11-18.

49. Takamatsu N, Kim O, Welage LS, Idkaidek NM, Hayashi Y, Barnett JL, Yamamoto R, Lipka E, Lennernas H, Hussain A, Lesko L, Amidon GL. Human jejunal permeability of two polar drugs: cimetidine and ranitidine. Pharmaceutical Research 2001:18(6):742-744.

50. Scheiman JM, Carlos R, Barnett JL, Elta GH, Nostrant TT, Chey WD, Francis I, Nandi PS. Can endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatopgraphy replace ERCP in patients with suspected biliary disease? A prospective trial and cost analysis. Am J Gastroenterol 2001;96:2900-4.

51. Gorelick AB, Inadomi JM, Barnett JL. Unsedated small-caliber EGD: less expensive and time consuming than conventional EGD. J Clin Gastro 2001:33(3);210-4.

52. Takamatsu N, Welage LS, Hayashi Y, Yamamoto R, Barnett JL, Shah VP, Lesko LJ, Chandrasekharan R, Amidon GL. Variability in cimetidine absorption and plasma double peaks following oral administration in the fasted state in humans:correlation with antral gastric motility. Eur J of Pharm Biopharm 2002:53;37-47.

53. Choe SY, Neudeck BL, Welage LS, Amidon GE, Barnett JL, Amidon GL.  Novel method to assess gastric emptying in humans: the pellet gastric emptying test.  Eur J of Pharm Sci 2001:14(4);347-53.

54. Quallich LG, Stern MA, Rich M, Chey WD, Barnett JL, Elta GH. Bile duct crystals do not contribute to sphincter of Oddi dysfunction. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55:163-66.

55. Barnett JL. Endoscopic management of biliary disease. Current Opinion in Gastro 2002:00.

56. Cheng CL, Sherman S, Watkins JL, Barnett J,  Freeman M, Geenen J, et al.  Risk factors for post-ERCP pancreatitis: A prospective   multicenter study.  Gastrointest Endosc 2005 in press

Book Editor/Consultant

1. Berardi RR, Barnett JL. Digestive disease course book. CMR Institute. Minneapolis, MN 1998. (4th ed.).

2. Barnett JL, Teasley-Strausberg K. Nutrition: Wellness and disease. CMR Institute. Minneapolis, MN 1998.

3. Tietze KJ, Barnett JL.  Human body, pathology and treatment.  CMR Institute.  Minneapolis, MN 1999.

4. Berardi RR, Barnett JL. Digestive disease course book. CMR Institute. Minneapolis, MN 2000. (5th ed.).

5. Barnett JL, Teasley-Strausberg K. Nutrition: wellness and disease. CMR Institute. Minneapolis, MN 2000. (2 nd ed.).

Non-Peer Reviewed

1. Nostrant TT, Barnett JL.  Peptic ulcer disease - New developments.  Comp Ther 1989; 15:45-51.

2. Barnett JL, Nostrant TT.  Management of irritable bowel syndrome.  Mod Med 1989; 57:100-113.

3. Barnett JL.  Practical use of the Witzel pneumatic balloon dilator for achalasia.  Endoscopy Review 1991; 8:20-24.

4. Barnett JL.  Evaluation and management of fecal incontinence.  Michigan Postgraduate Review 1991; 8:84-90.

5. Barnett JL.  Taking care of constipation.  Diabetes Forecast 1992; 45:25-27.

6. Barnett JL.  Cholangitis and endoscopic drainage - Hepatology Elsewhere.  Hepatology 1992; 16:1302-1303.

7. Barnett, JL.  Will the nausea ever end?  Diabetes Forecast 1997; 50:30-36.

8. Barnett, JL.  Gut Reactions II.  Diabetes Forecast 1997; 50:26-29.

9. Barnett JL, Robinson M. Optimizing acid-suppression therapy. Managed Care (supplement) 2001:10;17-21.

Book Chapters

1. Barnett JL, Snape WJ: Approach to the patient with constipation.  In: Kelley WN (ed).  Textbook of Internal Medicine.  Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1989; pp 680-683.

2. Barnett JL, Snape WJ: Motor disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.  In: Kelley WN (ed).  Textbook of Internal Medicine.  Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1989; pp 513-519.

3. Barnett JL, Raper S.  Anorectal disease.  In: Yamada T (ed).  Textbook of Gastroenterology.  Philadelphia:  JB Lippincott, 1990; pp 1813-1835.

4. Barnett JL.  Approach to the patient with constipation.  In:  Kelley WN (ed).  Textbook of Internal Medicine 2nd edition.  Philadelphia:  J.B. Lippincott, 1992; pp 629-632..

5. Nostrant TT, Barnett JL.  Intestinal bloating and gas.  In:  Taylor RB (ed).  Difficult Diagnosis 2  Philadelphia:  W.B. Saunders Co, 1992; pp 274-280.

6. Barnett JL, Raper S.  Anorectal disease.  In: Yamada T (ed).  Atlas of Gastroenterology.  Philadelphia:  JB Lippincott, 1992; pp 295-300.

7. Barnett JL. Colon. In:  Yamada T, Kolars JC (eds.).  Textbook of Gastroenterology: Self-Assessment Review.  Philadelphia: JB Lippincott, 1993; pp 69-94.

8. Barnett JL, Vinik A.  Gastrointestinal disturbances in the diabetic patient.  In:  Lebovitz HE (ed).  Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus and Related Disorders.  Alexandria:  American Diabetes Assn, 1991; pp 279-287, new edition 1994.

9. Barnett JL, Raper S.  Anorectal disease.  In:  Yamada T (ed).  Textbook of Gastroenterology 2nd edition.  Philadelphia:  JB Lippincott, 1995; pp 2027-2050.

10. Barnett JL.  Diseases of the anus.  In:  Boland CR (volume ed).  Colon, Rectum and Anus Vol. 2; Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  Comprehensive Visual Reference.  Feldman M (series ed).  Philadelphia:  Current Medicine, 1996; pp 6.2-6.11.

11. Barnett JL.  Esophageal carcinoma:  palliation with intubation and laser.  In:  Orringer MB, Zuidema GD (eds).  Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 4th ed.  Philadelphia:  WB Saunders Co, 1996; pp 358-368.

12. Barnett JL.  Approach to the patient with constipation and fecal incontinence.  In:  Kelley WN (ed).  Textbook of Internal Medicine, 3rd edition.  Philadelphia:  JB Lippincott, 1996; 632-637.

13. Barnett JL.  Medical management of colorectal Crohn’s disease.  In:  Yamada, T (ed).  Current Opinion in Gastroenterology.  Large Intestine.  1996, 12(1): pp 26-31.

14. Barnett JL.  Colon.  In:  Yamada T, Hasler WL.  Textbook of Gastroenterology:  Self-Assessment Review. 2nd edition.  Philadelphia: JB Lippincott, 1996; pp 87-128.

15. Barnett JL, Owyang C.  Chronic pancreatitis:  medical management.  In:  Howard JM, et. al. (eds).  Surgical Diseases of the Pancreas.  3rd edition., Baltimore, Md; Williams and Wilkins, 1998; pp 335-341.

16. Barnett JL.  Anorectal Disease.  In: Yamada T. (ed.).  Textbook of Gastroenterology 3rd Edition.  Philadelphia JB Lippincott, 1999; 2083-2106.
17. Barnett JL.  Approach to the patient with constipation, fecal incontinence and gas.  In: Kelley WN. (ed.).  Textbook of Internal Medicine, 4th ed. Philadelphia JB Lippincott, 2000; pp 755-763.

18. Barnett JL. Colon. In Yamada T, Chey WD. Textbook of Gastroenterology: Self Assessment Review, 3rd ed. Philadelphia JB Lippincott, 2000; pp 49-72.

19. Knol JA, Barnett JL, Eckhauser FE.  Endoscopy and endoscopic surgery in hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease. In: Turcotte JG (ed). Surgery of the Ailmentary Tract, 5th ed., Vol. 3, Philadelphia WB Saunders Co., 2000 (submitted).

20. Barnett JL. Anorectal disease. In Yamada (ed). Textbook of Gastroenterology, 4th ed, Philadelphia JB Lippincott, 2001 (submitted).

21. Quallich, L, Barnett JL, Radiation proctopathy and anorectal diseases. In: Wu, G (ed). Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Diagnosis and Treatment (submitted 2001).