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Matthew I. Goldblatt MD

Matthew I. Goldblatt MD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: General


Clinical Expertise

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Bile Reflux
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Sphincter, Lower
  • Esophagitis, Peptic
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Hernia
  • Hernia, Abdominal
  • Hernia, Femoral
  • Hernia, Hiatal
  • Hernia, Inguinal
  • Hernia, Obturator
  • Hernia, Umbilical
  • Hernia, Ventral
  • Obesity
  • Obesity, Morbid
  • Stomach Volvulus
  • Publications

  • Biliary lipids and cholesterol crystal formation in leptin-deficient obese mice. (Swartz-Basile DA, Goldblatt MI, Choi SH, Svatek C, Tran K, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA) HPB (Oxford) 2006;8(5):386-92 PMID 18333092
  • Gastrointestinal staple line reinforcement. (Downey DM, Ali S, Goldblatt MI, Saxe JM, Dolan JP) Surg Technol Int 2007;16:55-60 PMID 17429769
  • Unexpected gastrointestinal tract conditions. (Davis SS Jr, Goldblatt MI, Hazey JW, Melvin WS) Curr Probl Surg 2006 Feb;43(2):74-118 PMID 16459160
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty gallbladder disease: the influence of diet in lean and obese mice. (Goldblatt MI, Swartz-Basile DA, Al-Azzawi HH, Tran KQ, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA) J Gastrointest Surg 2006 Feb;10(2):193-201 PMID 16455450
  • Heating and humidifying of carbon dioxide during pneumoperitoneum is not indicated: a prospective randomized trial. (Davis SS, Mikami DJ, Newlin M, Needleman BJ, Barrett MS, Fries R, Larson T, Dundon J, Goldblatt MI, Melvin WS) Surg Endosc 2006 Jan;20(1):153-8 PMID 16333546
  • Leptin-resistant obese mice do not form biliary crystals on a high cholesterol diet. (Graewin SJ, Lee KH, Tran KQ, Goldblatt MI, Svatek CL, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA) J Surg Res 2004 Dec;122(2):145-9 PMID 15555610
  • Diabetes and hyperlipidemia correlate with gallbladder contractility in leptin-related murine obesity. (Tran KQ, Goldblatt MI, Swartz-Basile DA, Svatek C, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA) J Gastrointest Surg 2003 Nov;7(7):857-62; discussion 863 PMID 14592658
  • Decreased gallbladder response in leptin-deficient obese mice. (Goldblatt MI, Swartz-Basile DA, Svatek CL, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA) J Gastrointest Surg 2002 May-Jun;6(3):438-42; discussion 443-4 PMID 12022998
  • Iron deficiency suppresses ileal nitric oxide synthase activity. (Goldblatt MI, Choi SH, Swartz-Basile DA, Nakeeb A, Sarna SK, Pitt HA) J Gastrointest Surg 2001 Jul-Aug;5(4):393-9; discussion 399-400 PMID 11985981
  • Iron deficiency transiently suppresses biliary neuronal nitric oxide synthase. (Goldblatt MI, Swartz-Basile DA, Choi SH, Rafiee P, Nakeeb A, Sarna SK, Pitt HA) J Surg Res 2001 Jun 15;98(2):123-8 PMID 11397128
  • Iron deficiency diminishes gallbladder neuronal nitric oxide synthase. (Swartz-Basile DA, Goldblatt MI, Blaser C, Decker PA, Ahrendt SA, Sarna SK, Pitt HA) J Surg Res 2000 May 1;90(1):26-31 PMID 10781371
  • Endovascular therapy of iliac arteries: routine application of intraluminal stents does not improve clinical patency. (Cambria RA, Farooq MM, Mewissen MW, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Crain MR, Goldblatt MI, Paz-Fumagalli R, Towne JB) Ann Vasc Surg 1999 Nov;13(6):599-605 PMID 10541614
  • Grants and Awards

  • A Prospective, Multi-Center Study of Phasix Mesh for Ventral or Incisional Hernia Repair (#9306277 11/05/2013 - 11/04/2016) Sponsor: Davol, Inc,
  • A Prospective, Multicenter, Observational Study To Evaluate Single-Staged Open Complex Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair Using a Bioabsorbable Material For Midline Fascial Closure Reinforcement (GORE? BIO-A? Tissue Reinforcement) (#9305447 08/30/2011 - 05/12/2014) Sponsor: W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.