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CURRICULUM VITAE

Matthew I. Goldblatt MD
Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of General

OFFICE ADDRESS:
The Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1989 - 05/1993 B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
08/1993 - 05/1997 M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/1997 - 06/2004 Resident, General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
07/2003 - 06/2004 Chief Administrative Resident of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
07/2004 - 06/2005 Fellowship, Advanced Laparoscopy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

MILITARY SERVICE:
08/1993 - 05/1997 Health Professions Scholarship Program
05/1997 - 07/2005 Air Force Reserves
07/2005 - 06/2009 General, Laparoscopic, and Trauma Surgeon, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH - 88th SGOS
06/2009 - 06/2013 Air Force Reserves
06/2009 Honorable Discharge from Active Duty Air Force

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2004 - 06/2005 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus, OH
07/2005 - 06/2009 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
07/2005 - 06/2009 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, DC
07/2009 - 06/2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2011 - 06/2017 Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2017 - Present Professor, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/2009 - Present Director of Medical Informatics, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/2005 - 06/2009 Associate Program Director, Department of Surgery, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
07/2010 - 10/2014 Associate Program Director, Surgery, Fellowship for Advanced MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2011 - 09/2014 Associate Program Director, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
10/2014 - Present Program Director, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/2009 - Present Director of The Condon Hernia Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2009 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2009 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2010 - Present Clement J. Zablocki Veteran Affairs Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53295

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Surgery
03/22/2005
12/31/2015
Recertification
12/12/2013
12/31/2025
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin
40134-020
08/07/1998
10/31/2019
Ohio
35.84084
01/01/2009
12/31/2011
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
05/1993 Graduation with Distinction from University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
08/1996 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
03/2000 Best General Surgery Research - Lunda Trauma Conference, Milwaukee, WI
05/2001 Best Research Presentation - Milwaukee Academy of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI
06/2004 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Award: Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident in Surgery
05/2009 Meritorious Service Medal - U.S. Air Force

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
07/1994 - Present American Medical Association
01/2004 - Present Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
10/2006 - Present Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
2008 - 2017 American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
02/2009 - Present American Hernia Society
01/2011 - Present The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
07/2011 - Present Association for Academic Surgery
07/2013 - Present The Southwest Surgical Society
07/2013 - Present The Central Surgical Association
Society of University Surgeons
Milwaukee Surgical Society
Wisconsin Surgical Society

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorship
04/2015 - Present Subject Editor- Surgical Endoscopy
Journal Review
08/2007 - Present Surgical Endoscopy
07/2009 - Present Journal of Surgical Education
12/2013 - Present Journal of the American Medical Association-Surgery

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
1999 - 2001 Member, Housestaff Health and Welfare Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
2000 - 2001 Member, Internal Reviews Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
2000 Member, Internal Medicine Internal Review, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
2003 Member, Pediatric Surgery Internal Review, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
07/2005 - 09/2008 Member, Residency Evaluation Committee, Wright State University
07/2005 - 09/2008 Member, Professional Education Committee, Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Wright State University
2006 - 2008 Chairperson, Squadron Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Wright State University
06/2010 - Present VHA Upper Midwest Consolidated Services Center Surgical Mesh Subject Matter Expert Advisory Panel

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2006 - 2016 Member, Resident Education Committee, SAGES
2009 - 2013 Member, Military Working Group, SAGES
2010 - Present Member, Bariatric Liaison Committee, SAGES
2011 - 2015 Member, Communications Committee, ASMBS
2011 - 2014 Member, AAS Education Committee
2012 - 2015 Co-chair, Resident Education Committee, SAGES
2014 - 2016 Member, AHSQC Board of Directors
2015 - Present Chair, Resident and Fellows Training Committee, SAGES
2017 - Present Member, Board of Governors, SAGES

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Non-Peer Review
Title:
A Prospective, Multi-Center Study of Phasix TM Mesh for Ventral or Incisional Hernia Repair
Source:
Davol-Bard, Inc.
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
12/09/2013 - Present
Direct Funds:
$12,500 (Billable effort, funds to date)
 
Title:
Gastrointestinal Tract Recovery in Patients Undergoing Ventral Hernia Repair: A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Trial of Alvimopan and Placebo
Source:
Cubist Pharmaceuticals (Merck & Co, Inc)
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
07/01/2015 - Present
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (funds are estimated at $50,000)
 
Prior
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Complex Ventral/ Incisional Hernia Repair in Contaminated Field with Bio-A Reinforcement
Source:
W.L. Gore, Inc.
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
09/10/2011 - 01/01/2015
Direct Funds:
$38,554
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
"Pathophysiology and workup for the patient with GERD.", Presented at STRETTA Course The Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 08/2004
"Bariatric Surgery Technique: Making the Pouch.", Presented at the Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Course at The Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 03/2005
"Controversies in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery.", Presented at Wright State University all city Grand Rounds, Dayton, OH, 03/2008
"Hernias - Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment.", Presented at the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 08/2010
"Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication for Medically Refractory GERD- Technical Pearls and Symptomatic Outcomes", Presented at the First Annual Foregut Symposium at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2014
"Continuous Quality Improvement in Hernias", Presented at the 5th Annual Hernia Symposium at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 08/2015
"Advancements in Hernia Repair", Presented at the Milwaukee Academy of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2015
Mesh (Biologic, Absorbable Synthetic, Permanent Synthetic, Hybrids), Presented at Minimally Invasive General Surgery Symposium, Green Bay, WI, 12/2017
 
Regional
"Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair.", Presented at The Ohio State University resident laparoscopic course, Columbus, OH, 08/2007
"Anti-Reflux Surgery.", Presented at The Ohio State University GERD course, Columbus, OH, 10/2007
"Iron Deficiency", Presented at the Ohio State University Bariatric Course, Columbus, OH, 08/2012
 
National
"Review of Biomaterials for Prosthetic Repair of Hernias.", Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2005 Laparoscopic Surgery: Today and Tomorrow, Marco Island, FL, 02/2005
"Gallstones in the Bariatric Patient.", Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2005 Laparoscopic Surgery: Today and Tomorrow, Marco Island, FL, 02/2005
"GERD Manifestations.", Presented at the SAGES resident course, Cincinnati, OH, 05/2007
"Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery.", Presented at the SAGES resident course, Cincinnati, OH, 05/2008
"Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.", Presented at the SAGES advanced laparoscopic course, Cincinnati, OH, 05/2009
"Laparoscopic Foregut Surgery/GERD", Presented at the SAGES General Laparoscopy and Endoscopy course, Cincinnati, OH, 08/2009
"Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy", Presented at the SAGES Advanced Laparoscopic Course, Cincinnati, OH, 10/2009
Course Director, SAGES Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric/GERD Surgery Workshop for Residents, Cincinnati, OH, 05/2010
"Diaphragm and GERD", Presented at the ACS Clinical Congress, Washington, DC, 10/2010
"What Does the Outcomes Literature Tell Us Regarding Open vs Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair? Patient Selection Using Randomized Controlled Trials", Presented at the SAGES Advanced Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery Resident Course, Henderson, NV, 03/2011
"Abdominal Wall Pain Following Ventral Hernia", Presented at the SAGES 2011 National Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 04/2011
"Diaphragm and GERD", ACS Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA, 10/2011
"Evidence Based Patient Selection for Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: Who Benefits from Minimally Invasive Surgery", Presented at the SAGES 2012 National Meeting, San Diego, CA, 03/2012
SAGES Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Course for Residents, Cincinnati, OH, 08/2012
"Diaphragm and GERD", Presented at the ACS Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL, 10/2012
"Diaphragm and GERD", ACS Clinical Congress, Washington, DC, 10/2013
"Outcomes Data of the AHSQC", Presented at the Americas Hernia Society National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 03/2014
"Concommitant Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair During Minimally Invasive Retropubic Prostatectomy, Do or Don't", Presented at the Americas Hernia Society National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 03/2014
"International Hernia Collaboration- Hernia Consultation", Presented at the Americas Hernia Society National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 03/2014
"Understanding Current Bariatric Procedures and Their Variations", Presented at the SAGES 2014 National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, 04/2014
"Ventral Hernia Repair", Presented at the Ohio State University Residents Hernia Course, Colubmus, OH, 08/2014
Bariatric Endoscopy Skills Course, ASMBS, Boston, MA, 11/2014
"Interesting Inguinal Hernias", SAGES Top-21 Video, SAGES National Meeting, Nashville, TN, 04/2015
"Milestones, Metrics, and Mastery", Co-Chair SAGES Educators Luncheon, Nashville, TN, 04/2015
"Potpourri of Upper GI Pathology through the Endoscope", ASMBS Endoscopy Course at ASMBS National Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 11/2015
"Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction", Grand Rounds Lecture, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX, 01/07/2016
"Situational Awareness and Leadership", SAGES National Meeting, Boston, MA, 03/2016
Session Moderator, Exhibit Hall Video Presentations 3, SAGES National Meeting, Boston, MA, 03/2016
29. “Pre-op Work-up, Preparation, and Management of Hight-Risk Patients”, ” Presented at the Napa Valley Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Expert Symposium, Napa Valley, CA, 10/2016
“Enhanced Recovery After Surgery”, Presented at the Napa Valley Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Expert Symposium, Napa Valley, CA, 10/2016
“Hernia Prevention”, Presented at the Napa Valley Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Expert Symposium, Napa Valley, CA, 10/2016
“Initiatives to Develop EPAs for MIS Fellowships”, Presented at the SAGES National Meeting, Houston, TX, 03/2017
“Data on Absorbable Mesh Reinforcement”, Presented at the annual meeting of the Americas Hernia Society, Cancun, Mexico, 03/2017
“Enhanced Recovery After Surgery”, ”, Podium Presentation, Napa Hernia CME course, Napa, CA, 09/2017
“Enhanced Recovery After Surgery”, ”, Podium Presentation, Napa Hernia CME course, Napa, CA, 09/2017
“Incidental Hernias”, Podium Presentation, Napa Hernia CME course, Napa, CA, 09/2017
“Transversus Abdominis Release”, Podium Presentation, Napa Hernia CME course, Napa, CA, 09/2017
“Becoming a Masterful Educator: The Art of Providing Feedback”, International Hernia Congress, Miami, FL, 03/2018
“Designing affective and stimulating presentations for today’s learners”, Podium Presentation, Educators Luncheon, SAGES National Meeting, Seattle, WA, 04/2018
“Open Mesh Repair”, Podium presentation, Great Video Debate, SAGES National Meeting, Seattle, WA, 04/2018
 
International
“Endoscopic Safety and Techniques for the Department of Defense.”, Presented at the Tri-Service Video Endoscopy Course, Okinawa, Japan, 06/2008
"Hernia Mesh Debate - Pro-fixation", Presented at the 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, Milan, Italy, 04/2015
“Effects of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery on Healthcare”, Presented at the 15th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Shanghai-Suzhou, China, 11/2016
“Parastomal Hernia and Robotic Hernia Repairs”, Presented at the 15th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Shanghai-Suzhou, China, 11/2016
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Regional
"Obesity decreases gallbladder response to excitatory stimuli.", Presented at the Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Delavan, WI, 09/2000
"Decreased gallbladder response in leptin-deficient obese mice.", Presented at the Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Madison, WI, 10/2001
“Laparoscopic Revision of Vertical Banded Gastroplasty to Roux-en-Y Gastroplasty.”, Presented at the Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI, 11/2011
“Validation of a Virtual Reality Based Robotic Surgical Skills Curriculum.”, Oral presentation at Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI, 11/2012
“Prophylactic Anticoagulation in the Bariatric Patient: A Retrospective Analysis Utilizing Anti-Xa Levels to Measure Effect.”, Oral presentation at Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI, 11/2012
“Gastric Bypass and Significant Surgically Induced Weight Loss is Associated with Decreased Bone Mineral Density.”, Poster Presentation at Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI, 11/2013
“Component Separation Index (CSI) and Width of Diastasis predict complications after single-staged open components separation for abdominal hernias.”, Oral presentation at Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI, 11/2013
“Validation of a Robotic Surgical Skills Curriculum.”, Oral presentation at Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI, 11/2013
“Preoperative Pain Predicts Inguinal Hernia Long-Term Quality of Life”, Podium Presentation at the Central Surgical Society Meeting, Columbus, OH, 07/2017
“Retro-rectus placement of Bio-Absorbable Mesh Improves Patient Outcomes”, Poster presentation, Southwest Surgical Congress, Napa, CA, 04/2018
 
National
"Iron deficiency diminishes gallbladder neural nitric oxide synthase.", Presented at the Association for Academic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, 11/1999
"Iron deficiency suppresses ileal nitric oxide synthase activity.", Presented at the SSAT/Ross Residents and Fellows Research Conference and SSAT Plenary Session, San Diego, CA, 05/2000
"Cholesterol crystal formation in congenitally obese mice.", Presented at the Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Chicago, IL, 10/2000
"Iron deficiency transiently suppresses biliary neuronal nitric oxide synthase.", Presented at the Association of Academic Surgery, Tampa Bay, FL, 11/2000
"Decreased gallbladder response in leptin-deficient obese mice.", Presented at the Society of University Surgeons Residents Conference, Chicago, IL, 02/2001
"Decreased gallbladder response in leptin-deficient obese mice.", Presented at the SSAT/Ross Residents and Fellows Research Conference and SSAT Plenary Session, Atlanta, GA, 05/2001
"Heterozygous leptin-deficient mice have an intermediate response to gallbladder stimulation.", Presented at the Society of University Surgeons Residents Conference, Honolulu,HI, 02/2002
"Heterozygous leptin-deficient mice have an intermediate response to gallbladder stimulation.", Presented at the American Gastroenterology Association, San Francisco, CA, 05/2002
"Decreased gallbladder response in leptin-deficient mice.", Presented at the Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, New Orleans, LA, 10/2002
"Non-Alcoholic Fatty Gallbladder Disease: The Influence of Diet In Lean and Obese Mice.", Presented at the AHPBA Congress, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 04/2005
"Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Cyst-Jejunostomy for Pancreatic Pseudocyst Drainage.", Video Presentation at the AHPBA Congress, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 04/2005
"Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication After Failed Stretta Procedure.", Presented at the Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 04/2005
"Hernia Complexity Predicts Operative Time and Length of Stay in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repairs", Presented at the Academic Surgical Congress, New Orleans, LA, 02/2013
“Medically Refractory GERD in the Obese: Expert Opinion on the Best Surgical Approach.”, Poster presentation at SAGES 2013 annual meeting, Baltimore, MD, 04/2013
“A population-based analysis of emergent versus elective paraesophageal hernia repair using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample.”, Poster presentation at SAGES 2013 annual meeting, Baltimore, MD, 04/2013
"Validation of a Virtual Reality- Based Robotic Surgical Skills Curriculum", Poster presentation at SAGES 2013 annual meeting, Baltimore, MD, 04/2013
“Proficiency-based robotic simulator training results in the acquisition of robotic surgical skills in medical students.”, Podium Presentation, Association of VA Surgeons annual meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2013
“Removal of a Gastric Band Causing a Gastric Fistula.”, Podium Presentation of a Video, ASMBS spring meeting, New Orleans, LA, 05/2013
“Component Separation Index (CSI) and Width of Diastasis Predict Complications After Open Components Separation for Abdominal Hernias.”, Podium Presentation, Americas Hernia Society annual meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 03/2014
“Proficiency Training On A Virtual Reality Robotic Surgical Skills Curriculum.”, Podium Presentation, SAGES annual meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, 04/2014
“Acetazolamide Reduces Postoperative Pain Following Laparoscopic Inguinal Herniorrhaphy”, Podium Presentation, SAGES annual meeting, Nashville, TN, 04/2015
“A Novel Bioabsorbable Pledget Technique Results in Improved Outcomes Following Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Compared to a No Pledget Technique”, Poster, Americas Hernia Society annual meeting, Washington, DC, 04/2016
“Laparoscopic vs. Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Single-Center Analysis of Long Term Quality of Life”, Podium Presentation, AAS annual meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 02/2017
Initiatives to Develop EPAs for MIS Fellowships, Educators Luncheon, SAGES Meeting 2017, Houston, TX, 03/2017
“Epidurals are Associated with Increased Morbidity and Length of Stay in Open Ventral Hernia Repairs”, Academic Surgical Congress, Jacksonville, FL, 02/2018
“Surgical Options for Bio-Absorbable Mesh”, Presented at MISS 2018, Las Vegas, NV, 03/2018
Session Moderator- Scientific Abstracts, International Hernia Congress, Miami, FL, 03/2018
Designing Affective And Stimulating Presentations For Today’s Learners, Presented at Educators Luncheon, SAGES Annual Meeting 2018, Seattle, WA, 04/2018
 
International
"Iron deficiency suppresses ileal nitric oxide synthase activity.", Presented at the Society of University Surgeons Residents Conference, Toronto, Canada, 02/2000
“Absorbable Mesh Materials for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction”, Presented at the XLI General Surgery International Congress, Acapulco, Mexico, 10/2017
“State of the Art: Preoperative Patient Improvement”, Presented at the XLI General Surgery International Congress, Acapulco, Mexico, 10/2017
“Enhanced Recovery After Surgery”, Presented at the XLI General Surgery International Congress, Acapulco, Mexico, 10/2017
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
07/2009 - Present Member, Resident Curriculum Committee, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2009 - Present Member, Resident Education Committee, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
02/2011 - Present Member, Faculty Affairs Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2011 - 08/2014 Member, Admissions Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2012 - Present Member, MCP Marketing Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2012 - Present Member, Joint Marketing Committee, Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin
05/2015 - Present Chair, MCP Marketing Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
07/2009 - Present Member, Epic Inpatient Advisory Council, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
10/2010 - Present Member, Robot Users Group, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Community/Lay Public
01/2010 "Surgical Options for Weight Loss", St. Joseph's Hospital, West Bend, WI
02/2010 "Bariatric Surgery Community Education", Wisconsin Athletic Club, Wauwatosa, WI
02/2010 "Surgical Options for GERD", Small Stones, Brookfield, WI
03/2010 "Bariatric Surgery Community Education", Community Memorial Medical Commons, Menomonee Falls, WI
04/2010 "Surgical Options for Weight Loss", Small Stones, Brookfield, WI
08/2010 - 09/2015 "Bariatric Surgery Community Education", Wisconsin Athletic Club, Wauwatosa, WI- Quarterly
01/2011 - 09/2015 "Surgical Options for GERD", Wisconsin Athletic Club, Wauwatosa WI- Biannually
01/2011 - Present "Surgical Options for Hernias" Wisconsin Athletic Club, Wauwatosa WI- Quarterly
 
Medical Student Education
07/2009 - 06/2012 Bimonthly "Stomach and Duodenum" lecture to Junior Medical Students
07/2012 - Present Bimonthly "Bariatric Surgery" lecture to Junior Medical Students
07/2015 - Present Bimonthly "Hernia" lecture to Junior Medical Students
 
Resident and Fellow Education
08/2009 PGY 2 Curriculum - Laparoscopic Skills Training
10/2009 - Present PGY 1 Curriculum - Laparoscopic Skills Training
02/2010 PGY 1 Curriculum - Laparoscopic Skills Training
02/2010 PGY 3-5 Curriculum - Laparoscopic Procedures
03/2010 PGY 3-5 - General Surgery Skills Session "Pig Lab"
06/2010 PGY 5 - Advanced Laparoscopy Animal Lab
08/2010 - Present PGY 2 Curriculum - "FLS" Skills Session
 
Continuing Medical Education
02/2011 Course Director- Complex Abdominal Hernia Symposium
04/2012 Course Director- Complex Abdominal Hernia Symposium
05/2013 Course Director- Complex Abdominal Hernia Symposium
04/2014 Course Director- Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Inguinal Hernia Symposium
08/2015 Multidisciplinary Approach to Complex Course Director - Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Inguinal Hernia Symposium
09/2016 Course Director- Hernia, Foregut, and Colorectal Review
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Medical Student Education
04/2010 - Present "Bariatric Surgery Overview", Marquette Physicians Assistant student lecture, Milwaukee, WI
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Sachin Kukreja, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2009 - 06/2010 Clinical Mentor
Kristine Noonan, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2010 - Present Clinical Mentor
Hiram Gonzalez, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2011 - 06/2012 Clinical Mentor
Maurice Page, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2012 - 06/2013 Clinical Mentor
Hass Jassim, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2013 - 06/2014 Clinical Mentor
Harish Nirujogi, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2014 - 06/2015 Clinical Mentor
Rana Higgins, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2015 - 06/2016 Clinical Mentor
Kathleen Simon, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/2016 - 07/2017 Clinical Mentor
Cynthia Weber, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/2017 - 07/2018 Clinical Mentor
Semeret Munie, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/2018 - 07/2019 Clinical Mentor
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Jayson Dock, MD, 07/2005 - 06/2009 Clinical Bariatric Mentor
Marquette Engineering Students Design Team, 07/2009 - 05/2010 Clinical Project Advisor
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Resident
07/2009 - Present Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery training program, Senior General Surgery Residents
07/2009 - Present Advanced Laparoscopic Animal Lab, Senior General Surgery Residents
 
 
Clinical Programs
07/2009 - Present Robert E. Condon Hernia Institute
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Cambria RA, Farooq MM, Mewissen MW, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Crain MR, Goldblatt MI, Paz-Fumagalli R, Towne JB. Endovascular therapy of iliac arteries: routine application of intraluminal stents does not improve clinical patency. Ann Vasc Surg. 1999 Nov;13(6):599-605.
2. Swartz-Basile DA, Goldblatt MI, Blaser C, Decker PA, Ahrendt SA, Sarna SK, Pitt HA. Iron deficiency diminishes gallbladder neuronal nitric oxide synthase. J Surg Res. 2000 May 01;90(1):26-31.
3. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, S-H Choi, MD, A. Nakeeb, MD, S.K. Sarna, PhD, H.A. Pitt, "Cholesterol crystal formation in congenitally obese mice" Surg Forum 51: 1-2, 2000.
4. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, S-H Choi, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, A. Nakeeb, MD, S.K. Sarna, PhD, H.A. Pitt, "Iron deficiency suppresses ileal nitric oxide synthase activity" J Gastrointest Surg 5: 395-400, 2001.
5. Goldblatt MI, Swartz-Basile DA, Choi SH, Rafiee P, Nakeeb A, Sarna SK, Pitt HA. Iron deficiency transiently suppresses biliary neuronal nitric oxide synthase. J Surg Res. 2001 Jun 15;98(2):123-8.
6. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD, "Increased 42, 56 and 78 kDa gallbladder bile nonmucin proteins in genetically obese mice", Surgical Forum 52: 36-37, 2001.
7. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD, "Decreased gallbladder response in leptin-deficient obese mice", J Gastrointest Surg 6: 438-44, 2002.
8. Tran KQ, Goldblatt MI, Swartz-Basile DA, Svatek C, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA. Diabetes and hyperlipidemia correlate with gallbladder contractility in leptin-related murine obesity. J Gastrointest Surg. 2003 Nov;7(7):857-62; discussion 863.
9. Graewin SJ, Lee KH, Tran KQ, Goldblatt MI, Svatek CL, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA. Leptin-resistant obese mice do not form biliary crystals on a high cholesterol diet. J Surg Res. 2004 Dec;122(2):145-9.
10. Goldblatt MI, Swartz-Basile DA, Al-Azzawi HH, Tran KQ, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA. Nonalcoholic Fatty gallbladder disease: the influence of diet in lean and obese mice. J Gastrointest Surg. 2006 Feb;10(2):193-201.
11. Swartz-Basile DA, Goldblatt MI, Choi SH, Svatek C, Tran K, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA. Biliary lipids and cholesterol crystal formation in leptin-deficient obese mice. HPB (Oxford). 2006;8(5):386-92. PMCID: PMC2020751
12. Davis SS, Mikami DJ, Newlin M, Needleman BJ, Barrett MS, Fries R, Larson T, Dundon J, Goldblatt MI, Melvin WS. Heating and humidifying of carbon dioxide during pneumoperitoneum is not indicated: a prospective randomized trial. Surg Endosc. 2006 Jan;20(1):153-8.
13. Davis SS Jr, Goldblatt MI, Hazey JW, Melvin WS. Unexpected gastrointestinal tract conditions. Curr Probl Surg. 2006 Feb;43(2):74-118.
14. Downey DM, Ali S, Goldblatt MI, Saxe JM, Dolan JP. Gastrointestinal staple line reinforcement. Surg Technol Int. 2007;16:55-60.
15. Edmiston CE Jr, Krepel CJ, Marks RM, Rossi PJ, Sanger J, Goldblatt M, Graham MB, Rothenburger S, Collier J, Seabrook GR. Microbiology of explanted suture segments from infected and noninfected surgical patients. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb;51(2):417-21. PMCID: PMC3553868
16. Pagé MP, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Frelich M, Bosler M, Wallace J, Gould J. Medically refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease in the obese: what is the best surgical approach? Surg Endosc. 2014 May;28(5):1500-4.
17. Connolly M, Seligman J, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Gould JC. Validation of a virtual reality-based robotic surgical skills curriculum. Surg Endosc. 2014 May;28(5):1691-4.
18. Butler AR, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI. Laparoscopic hernia complexity predicts operative time and length of stay. Hernia. 2014;18(6):791-6.
19. Jassim H, Seligman JT, Frelich M, Goldblatt M, Kastenmeier A, Wallace J, Zhao HS, Szabo A, Gould JC. A population-based analysis of emergent versus elective paraesophageal hernia repair using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Surg Endosc. 2014 Dec;28(12):3473-8. PMCID: PMC4422062
20. Bric J, Connolly M, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Gould JC. Proficiency training on a virtual reality robotic surgical skills curriculum. Surg Endosc. 2014 Dec;28(12):3343-8.
21. Goldblatt MI. Potential for Ultrasonography to Reduce the Cost and Cumulative Radiation Dose in Routine Incisional Hernias. JAMA Surg. 2014 Jun;149(6):596.
22. Hudak KE, Frelich MJ, Rettenmaier CR, Xiang Q, Wallace JR, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI. Surgery duration predicts urinary retention after inguinal herniorrhaphy: a single institution review. Surg Endosc. 2015 Nov;29(11):3246-50. PMCID: PMC4747332
23. Novitsky Y, Fayezizadeh M, Majumder A, Yee S, Petro C, Orenstein S, Woeste G, Reinisch A, Bechstein WO, Rosen M, Carbonell A, Cobb W, Bauer J, Selzer D, Chao J, Harmaty M, Poulose B, Matthews B, Goldblatt M, Jacobsen G, Rosman C, Hansson B, Prabhu A, Fathi A, Skipworth J, Younis I, Floyd D, Shankar A, Olmi S, Cesana G, Ciccarese F, Uccelli M, Carrieri D, Castello G, Legnani G, Lyo V, Irwin C, Xu X, Harris H, Zuvela M, Galun D, Petrovic J, Palibrk I, Koncar I, Basaric D, Tian W, Fei Y, Pittman M, Jones E, Schwartz J, Mikami D, Perrakis A, Knüttel D, Klein P, Croner RS, Hohenberger W, Perrakis E, Müller V, Grande M, Villa M, Lisi G, Esser A, De Sanctis F, Petrella G, Birolini C, Miranda JS, Tanaka EY, Utiyama EM, Rasslan S, Shi Y, Guo XB, Zhuo HQ, Li LP, Liu HJ, Bauder A, Gerety P, Epps G, Pannucci C, Fischer J, Kovach S. Incisional Hernia: Difficult Cases 2. Hernia. 2015 Apr;19 Suppl 1:S105-11.
24. Samuels T, Hoekzema C, Gould J, Goldblatt M, Frelich M, Bosler M, Lee SH, Johnston N. Local Synthesis of Pepsin in Barrett's Esophagus and the Role of Pepsin in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Nov;124(11):893-902. PMCID: PMC4750403
25. Lois AW, Frelich MJ, Goldblatt MI, Wallace JR, Gould JC. Gastrojejunostomy technique and anastomotic complications in laparoscopic gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Jul-Aug;11(4):808-13.
26. Simon KL, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Zhao HS, Szabo A, Goldblatt MI. Inpatient outcomes after elective versus nonelective ventral hernia repair. J Surg Res. 2015 Oct;198(2):305-10. PMCID: PMC4751026
27. Rosen MJ, Bauer JJ, Harmaty M, Carbonell AM, Cobb WS, Matthews B, Goldblatt MI, Selzer DJ, Poulose BK, Hansson BM, Rosman C, Chao JJ, Jacobsen GR. Multicenter, Prospective, Longitudinal Study of the Recurrence, Surgical Site Infection, and Quality of Life After Contaminated Ventral Hernia Repair Using Biosynthetic Absorbable Mesh: The COBRA Study. Ann Surg. 2017 01;265(1):205-211. PMCID: PMC5181129
28. Liang MK, Holihan JL, Itani K, Alawadi ZM, Gonzalez JR, Askenasy EP, Ballecer C, Chong HS, Goldblatt MI, Greenberg JA, Harvin JA, Keith JN, Martindale RG, Orenstein S, Richmond B, Roth JS, Szotek P, Towfigh S, Tsuda S, Vaziri K, Berger DH. Ventral Hernia Management: Expert Consensus Guided by Systematic Review. Ann Surg. 2017 01;265(1):80-89.
29. Poulose BK, Roll S, Murphy JW, Matthews BD, Todd Heniford B, Voeller G, Hope WW, Goldblatt MI, Adrales GL, Rosen MJ. Design and implementation of the Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative (AHSQC): improving value in hernia care. Hernia. 2016 Apr;20(2):177-89.
30. Pourladian I, Lois AW, Frelich MJ, Woehlck HJ, Weber M, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI. Acetazolamide reduces postoperative pain following laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy. Surg Endosc. 2016 07;30(7):2685-9.
31. Davila DG, Parikh N, Frelich MJ, Goldblatt MI. The increased cost of ventral hernia recurrence: a cost analysis. Hernia. 2016 Dec;20(6):811-817.
32. Barr AC, Frelich MJ, Bosler ME, Goldblatt MI, Gould JC. GERD and acid reduction medication use following gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. Surg Endosc. 2017 01;31(1):410-415.
33. Davila DG, Helm MC, Pourladian IS, Frelich MJ, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI. Improved immediate postoperative pain following laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy using self-adhering mesh. Surg Endosc. 2018 03;32(3):1160-1164.
34. Roth JS, Anthone GJ, Selzer DJ, Poulose BK, Bittner JG, Hope WW, Dunn RM, Martindale RG, Goldblatt MI, Earle DB, Romanelli JR, Mancini GJ, Greenberg JA, Linn JG, Parra-Davila E, Sandler BJ, Deeken CR, Voeller GR. Prospective evaluation of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate mesh in CDC class I/high-risk ventral and incisional hernia repair: 18-month follow-up. Surg Endosc. 2018 04;32(4):1929-1936.
35. Davila DG, Helm MC, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI. Robotic skills can be aided by laparoscopic training. Surg Endosc. 2018 06;32(6):2683-2688.
36. Mier N, Helm M, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI. Preoperative pain in patient with an inguinal hernia predicts long-term quality of life. Surgery. 2018 03;163(3):578-581.
37. Davila DG, Goldblatt MI. Reply to Comment to: The Increased Cost of Ventral Hernia Recurrence: A Cost Analysis Davila, D.G., Parikh, N., Frelich, M.J. et al. Hernia (2016) 20: 811. Hernia. 2017 10;21(5):829.
38. Weis JJ, Goldblatt M, Pryor A, Dunkin BJ, Brunt LM, Jones DB, Scott DJ. SAGES's advanced GI/MIS fellowship curriculum pilot project. Surg Endosc. 2018 06;32(6):2613-2619.
39. Rao PK, Merath K, Drigalenko E, Jadhav AYL, Komorowski RA, Goldblatt MI, Rohatgi A, Sarzynski MA, Gawrieh S, Olivier M. Proteomic characterization of high-density lipoprotein particles in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Clin Proteomics. 2018;15:10. PMCID: PMC5839024
40. Reneau J, Goldblatt M, Gould J, Kindel T, Kastenmeier A, Higgins R, Rengel LR, Schoyer K, James R, Obi B, Moosreiner A, Nicholson K, Sahoo D, Kidambi S. Effect of adiposity on tissue-specific adiponectin secretion. PLoS One. 2018;13(6):e0198889. PMCID: PMC6010237
41. Clark LN, Helm MC, Higgins R, Lak K, Kastenmeier A, Kindel T, Goldblatt M, Gould JC. The impact of preoperative anemia and malnutrition on outcomes in paraesophageal hernia repair. Surg Endosc. 2018 11;32(11):4666-4672.
42. Lak KL, Goldblatt MI. Mesh Selection in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 09;142(3 Suppl):99S-106S.
43. Leeds IL, Rosenblum AJ, Wise PE, Watkins AC, Goldblatt MI, Haut ER, Efron JE, Johnston FM. Eye of the beholder: Risk calculators and barriers to adoption in surgical trainees. Surgery. 2018 11;164(5):1117-1123.
44. Cho JE, Helm MC, Helm JH, Mier N, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI. Retro-rectus placement of bio-absorbable mesh improves patient outcomes. Surg Endosc. 2019 Aug;33(8):2629-2634.
45. Roadman D, Helm M, Goldblatt MI, Kastenmeier A, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. Postoperative urinary retention after laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. J Surg Res. 2018 11;231:309-315.
46. Villard MA, Helm MC, Kindel TL, Goldblatt MI, Gould JC, Higgins RM. C-Reactive protein as a predictor of post-operative complications in bariatric surgery patients. Surg Endosc. 2019 Aug;33(8):2479-2484.
47. Patz JJ, Helm MC, Higgins RM, Goldblatt MI, Gould JC, Kindel TL. Peri-operative, intravenous clindamycin may improve the resolution rate of hypertension after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients. Surg Endosc. 2019 Dec;33(12):3984-3989.
48. Roadman D, Helm M, Goldblatt MI, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. Postoperative Urinary Retention After Bariatric Surgery: An Institutional Analysis. J Surg Res. 2019 Nov;243:83-89.
49. Weis JJ, Goldblatt M, Pryor A, Schultz L, Scott DJ. SAGES Advanced GI/MIS fellowship redesign: pilot results and adoption of new standards. Surg Endosc. 2019 Sep;33(9):3056-3061.
50. Suh S, Helm M, Kindel TL, Goldblatt MI, Gould JC, Higgins RM. The impact of nausea on post-operative outcomes in bariatric surgery patients. Surg Endosc. 2019 Aug 06.
51. Saudek K, Treat R, Goldblatt M, Saudek D, Toth H, Weisgerber M. Pediatric, Surgery, and Internal Medicine Program Director Interpretations of Letters of Recommendation. Acad Med. 2019 Nov;94(11S Association of American Medical Colleges Learn Serve Lead: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Research in Medical Education Sessions):S64-S68.
52. Zhou SL, Helm MC, Goldblatt MI. Epidural anesthesia for post-operative pain is associated with a higher incidence of complications following open ventral hernia repair. Surg Endosc. 2019 Sep 25.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD, "Biliary Stone Formation". In: W.W. Souba, D. Wilmore, eds. Surgical Research. San Diego: Academic Press, 721-32, 2001.
2. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD, "The Management of Hepatic Echinococcosis". In: Cameron JL, ed. Current Surgical Therapy, 8th ed., St. Louis, Mosby, 2004.
3. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, W.S. Melvin, MD, "Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery". In: Prevention and Management of Laparoendoscopic Surgical Complications, 2nd ed. Society of Laparoscopic Surgery/ Prevention and Management, 2005.
4. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, C.H. Pemberton, MD, "Splenomegaly in a 40 year old female". In: Surgery: a competency-based companion, 1st ed. Saunders: Philadelphia, PA, 2009.
5. S.S. Kukreja, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, "Minimally Invasive Treatment of Inguinal Hernias". In: An Evidenced-based Approach to Minimally Invasive Surgery. 2012
6. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, G.L. Telford, MD, J.R. Wallace, MD, PhD, “Acute Appendicitis”. In: Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 7th ed. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 2013
7. D. Renton, MD, B.J. Needleman, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, editors, Clinical Review of Bariatric Surgery, iTunes U, 2015.
8. Chimukangara M, Goldblatt MI, “Outcomes in Inguinal Hernia Repair”. In: Textbook of Hernia. Springer, 2016.
9. Masnyj S, Goldblatt MI, “Inguinal Hernia Repair Around Prostatectomy”. In: Surgical Principles in Inguinal Repair: A Comprehensive Guide to Anatomy and Operative Techniques. Springer, 2018.
 
Abstracts
1. D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, S-H Choi, MD, C.A. Blaser, BS, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, A Nakeeb, MD, S.K. Sarna, PhD, H.A. Pitt, MD: Gallbladder bile volume and composition in genetically obese mice. Gastroentereology 118: 12, 2000.
2. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, S-H Choi, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.A. Blaser, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, S.K. Sarna, PhD, H.A. Pitt, MD: Iron deficiency supresses ileal nitric oxide synthase activity. Gastroenterology 118:1057, 2000.
3. D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, S-H Choi, MD, A. Nakeeb, MD, S.K. Sarna, PhD, H.A. Pitt, MD: Genetically obese mice are prone to gallstone formation. Hepatology 32: 492, 2000.
4. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, J.S. Duelge, MD, B.A. Erickson, MD, P.S. Ritch, MD, M.J. Demeure, MD, S.D. Wilson, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD: Gemcitabine increases toxicity without altering pancreatic cancer survival. Gastroenterology 120: 483, 2001.
5. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD: Decreased gallbladder response in leptin-deficient obese mice. Gastroenterology 120: 52, 2001.
6. D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, S-H Choi, MD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Response of genetically obese mice to a lithogenic diet. Gastroenterology 120: 72, 2001.
7. A. Nakeeb, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, G.E. Sonnenberg, MD, A.H. Kissebah, MD, PhD, H.A. Pitt, MD. The role of genetics in gallstone pathogenesis. Gastroenterology 120: 472, 2001.
8. D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, C.L. Svatek, BS, M. Walters, BS, S-H Choi, MD, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Altered hepatic lipid metabolism in leptin-deficient mice. Gastroenterology 120: 546, 2001.
9. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Cholesterol crystal pronucleating glycoproteins in leptin-deficient obese mice. Hepatology 34: 509, 2001.
10. Goldblatt MI, Choi SH, Swartz-Basile DA, Nakeeb A, Sarna SK, Pitt HA. Iron deficiency suppresses ileal nitric oxide synthase activity. J Gastrointest Surg. 2001 Jul-Aug;5(4):393-9; discussion 399-400.
11. Goldblatt MI, Swartz-Basile DA, Svatek CL, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA. Decreased gallbladder response in leptin-deficient obese mice. J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 May-Jun;6(3):438-42; discussion 443-4.
12. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Gender and leptin deficiency alter gallbladder contractility. Gastroenterology 122: 48, 2002
13. J. Phillips, BS, K.Q. Tran, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Leptin ameliorates the gallbladder's response to neurotransmitters in congenitally obese mice. Gastroenterology 123: 9, 2002.
14. M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, K.Q. Tran, MD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Heterozygous leptin-deficient mice have an intermediate response to gallbladder stimulation. Gastroenterology 123: 61, 2002.
15. D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, K.Q. Tran, MD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Biliary response to a lithogenic diet in heterozygous leptin-deficient mice. Gastroenterology 123: 63, 2002.
16. K.Q. Tran, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Carboxylesterase is a cholesterol pronucleator in leptin deficient obese mice. J Amer Coll Surg 195: 13, 2002.
17. K.Q. Tran, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Cholesterol crystal nucleation in heterozygous leptin-deficient lean mice. J Gastrointest Surg 7: 300, 2003.
18. S.J. Graewin, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, J.S. Duelge, MD, S.A. Ahrendt, MD, P.S. Ritch, MD, B.A. Erickson, MD, A. Nakeeb, MD, S.D. Wilson, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Chemoradiation for pancreatic cancer: Influence of gemcitabine on toxicity and survival. Gastroenterology 124: 2003.
19. K.Q. Tran, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, D.A. Swartz-Basile, PhD, C.L. Svatek, BS, A. Nakeeb, MD, H.A. Pitt, MD. Diabetes correlates with abnormal gallbladder contractility in leptin-related murine obesity. Gastroenterology 124: 2003.
20. S.S.Davis, Jr, MD, M.I.Goldblatt, MD, S.Roy, S.Biswas, C.K.Sen, W.S.Melvin, MD. Laparoscopic Total Pancreatectomy in Domestic Swine: A Novel Technique to Provide a Large Animal Model of Insulin Dependent Diabetes. Journal of Surgical Research 130(2):304; 2006.
21. M.L. Rawlins, MD, J.C. Dock, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in a Major Military Medical Center: Safe, Effective, and More Cost Efficient. Surgical Endoscopy 23, 2010
22. S.S. Kukreja, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD, JR Wallace, MD. Laparoscopic gastric access for ERCP following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surgical Endoscopy 24, 2010.
23. K.M. Noonan, MD, J.R.Wallace, MD, PhD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD. Decreased Pre-Systemic Bioavailability and Lethal Medication Toxicity After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Cautionary Tale. Surgery of Obesity Related Diseases 05; 7(3):374-375, 2011.
24. M. Rosen, J. Bauer, A. Carbonell, (M.I. Goldblatt) et al; Complex Open Bioabsorbable Reconstruction of the Abdominal Wall (COBRA) Study Group. Complex ventral hernia repair using a bioabsorbable material: preliminary outcome of a prospective, multicenter study. Presented at the 98th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons; September 30-October 4, 2012; Chicago, IL
25. M. Rosen; (M.I. Goldblatt) COBRA Study Group. Quality of life improves after complex ventral hernia repair using a bioabsorbable material: preliminary results of a prospective, multicenter study. Presented at the 15th Annual Hernia Repair Meeting; March 13-16, 2013; Orlando FL. Hernia 2013;17(Supplement 1):S68. P-9801.
26. A.R. Butler, MD, M.J. Frelich, MS, J.C. Gould, MD, M.I. Goldblatt, MD. Hernia Complexity Predicts Operative Time and Length of Stay in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repairs. Journal of Surgical Research 179, 2013.
27. M. Rosen, (M.I. Goldblatt), et al. Quality of life improves after complex ventral hernia repair using a bioabsorbable material: preliminary results of a prospective, multicenter study. Presented at the 35th International Congress of the European Hernia Society; May 12-15, 2013; Gdańsk Poland.
28. M. Rosen, A. Carbonell, W. Cobb, (M.I. Goldblatt) et al. One-year outcomes in a prospective, multicenter study of contaminated ventral hernia repairs using a biosynthetic material. Presented at the 16th Annual Hernia Repair Meeting; March 12-15, 2014; Las Vegas, NV. Hernia 2014;18(Supplement 1):S24. FP-182.
29. Rettenmaier C, Frelich MJ, Abston ED, Gould JC, Xiang K, Pruszynski JE, Goldblatt MI: “Component Separation Index (CSI) and Width of Diastasis predict complications after single-staged open components separation for abdominal hernias”, Hernia 2014; 18(Supplement 1):S12. FP-116.
30. Pourladian I, Lois AW, Frelich MJ, Woehlck HJ, Weber M, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI, “Acetazolamide Reduces Postoperative Pain Following Laparoscopic Inguinal Herniorrhaphy”, SAGES, 2015.
31. Davila DG, Parikh N, Frelich MJ, Goldblatt MI:“The increased cost of ventral hernia recurrence: a cost analysis”, American College of Surgeons, 2015.
 

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