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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

  • Proficiency training on a virtual reality robotic surgical skills curriculum. (Bric J, Connolly M, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2014 Jun 20: PMID 24946742
  • A population-based analysis of emergent versus elective paraesophageal hernia repair using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. (Jassim H, Seligman JT, Frelich M, Goldblatt M, Kastenmeier A, Wallace J, Zhao HS, Szabo A, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2014 Jun 18: PMID 24939163
  • Potential for Ultrasonography to Reduce the Cost and Cumulative Radiation Dose in Routine Incisional Hernias. (Goldblatt MI) JAMA Surg 2014 May 28: PMID 24871616
  • Laparoscopic hernia complexity predicts operative time and length of stay. (Butler AR, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Hernia 2014 Apr 23: PMID 24756916
  • Validation of a virtual reality-based robotic surgical skills curriculum. (Connolly M, Seligman J, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2014 May;28(5):1691-4 PMID 24380993
  • Microbiology of explanted suture segments from infected and noninfected surgical patients. (Edmiston CE Jr, Krepel CJ, Marks RM, Rossi PJ, Sanger J, Goldblatt M, Graham MB, Rothenburger S, Collier J, Seabrook GR) J Clin Microbiol 2013 Feb;51(2):417-21 PMID 23175247
  • 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 - 04/13/2015) Sponsor: W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.