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Jon Gould MD

Jon Gould MD

Chief, Professor

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


  • Acetazolamide reduces postoperative pain following laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy. (Pourladian I, Lois AW, Frelich MJ, Woehlck HJ, Weber M, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Surg Endosc 2015 Oct 20: PMID: 26487218 10/22/2015
  • Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) After Previous Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy Is Feasible and Safe in a Porcine Model. (Miles LF, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Dua KS, Jensen ES, Kastenmeier AS) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2015 Oct;25(5):408-11 PMID: 26429051 10/03/2015
  • Current state of virtual reality simulation in robotic surgery training: a review. (Bric JD, Lumbard DC, Frelich MJ, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2015 Aug 25: PMID: 26304107 08/26/2015
  • SAGES TAVAC safety and effectiveness analysis: da Vinci(®) Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA). (Tsuda S, Oleynikov D, Gould J, Azagury D, Sandler B, Hutter M, Ross S, Haas E, Brody F, Satava R) Surg Endosc 2015 Oct;29(10):2873-84 PMID: 26205559 07/25/2015
  • Local Synthesis of Pepsin in Barrett's Esophagus and the Role of Pepsin in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. (Samuels T, Hoekzema C, Gould J, Goldblatt M, Frelich M, Bosler M, Lee SH, Johnston N) Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2015 Nov;124(11):893-902 PMID: 26077392 06/17/2015
  • The relationship between duration of stay and readmissions in patients undergoing bariatric surgery. (Lois AW, Frelich MJ, Sahr NA, Hohmann SF, Wang T, Gould JC) Surgery 2015 Aug;158(2):501-7 PMID: 26032831 PMCID: PMC4624415 06/03/2015
  • Inpatient outcomes after elective versus nonelective ventral hernia repair. (Simon KL, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Zhao HS, Szabo A, Goldblatt MI) J Surg Res 2015 Oct;198(2):305-10 PMID: 25982375 05/20/2015
  • Gastrojejunostomy technique and anastomotic complications in laparoscopic gastric bypass. (Lois AW, Frelich MJ, Goldblatt MI, Wallace JR, Gould JC) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2015 Jul-Aug;11(4):808-13 PMID: 25868834 04/15/2015
  • Comment on: Assessment of the quality of Internet information on sleeve gastrectomy. (Gould JC) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2015 May-Jun;11(3):544-5 PMID: 25614355 01/24/2015
  • Surgery duration predicts urinary retention after inguinal herniorrhaphy: a single institution review. (Hudak KE, Frelich MJ, Rettenmaier CR, Xiang Q, Wallace JR, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Surg Endosc 2015 Nov;29(11):3246-50 PMID: 25612548 01/24/2015
  • Proficiency training on a virtual reality robotic surgical skills curriculum. (Bric J, Connolly M, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2014 Dec;28(12):3343-8 PMID: 24946742 06/21/2014
  • 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 Dec;28(12):3473-8 PMID: 24939163 PMCID: PMC4422062 06/19/2014
  • Laparoscopic hernia complexity predicts operative time and length of stay. (Butler AR, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Hernia 2014;18(6):791-6 PMID: 24756916 04/24/2014
  • Weight recidivism after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: we need better data. (Gould JC) JAMA Surg 2014 Apr;149(4):379 PMID: 24553953 02/21/2014
  • 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 01/02/2014
  • Medically refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease in the obese: what is the best surgical approach? (Pagé MP, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Frelich M, Bosler M, Wallace J, Gould J) Surg Endosc 2014 May;28(5):1500-4 PMID: 24310740 12/07/2013
  • Diabetes remission and glycemic response to pre-bariatric surgery diet. (Biro SM, Olson DL, Garren MJ, Gould JC) J Surg Res 2013 Nov;185(1):1-5 PMID: 23845864 07/13/2013
  • Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease improve after parathyroidectomy. (Reiher AE, Mazeh H, Schaefer S, Gould J, Chen H, Sippel RS) Surgery 2012 Dec;152(6):1232-7 PMID: 23158189 11/20/2012
  • Bariatric surgery as a highly effective intervention for diabetes: news flash or preaching to the choir? (Gould JC) Arch Surg 2012 Aug;147(8):700 PMID: 23077737 10/19/2012
  • Robotic applications in the treatment of diseases of the esophagus. (Kastenmeier A, Gonzales H, Gould JC) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2012 Aug;22(4):304-9 PMID: 22874678 08/10/2012
  • Bariatric surgery as a highly effective intervention for diabetes: news flash or preaching to the choir?: comments on "obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and other comorbidities". (Gould JC) Arch Surg 2012 Aug;147(8):700 PMID: 22508670 04/18/2012
  • Perioperative outcomes of surgical procedures for symptomatic fundoplication failure: a retrospective case-control study. (Musunuru S, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2012 Mar;26(3):838-42 PMID: 22052421 11/05/2011
  • Perioperative safety and volume: outcomes relationships in bariatric surgery: a study of 32,000 patients. (Gould JC, Kent KC, Wan Y, Rajamanickam V, Leverson G, Campos GM) J Am Coll Surg 2011 Dec;213(6):771-7 PMID: 21996483 10/15/2011
  • Factors associated with readmission after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery. (Hong B, Stanley E, Reinhardt S, Panther K, Garren MJ, Gould JC) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2012 Nov-Dec;8(6):691-5 PMID: 21978746 10/08/2011
  • The impact of training under different visual-spatial conditions on reverse-alignment laparoscopic skills development. (Holznecht C, Schmidt T, Gould J) Surg Endosc 2012 Jan;26(1):120-3 PMID: 21858581 08/23/2011
  • The impact of previous fundoplication on laparoscopic gastric bypass outcomes: a case-control evaluation. (Ibele A, Garren M, Gould J) Surg Endosc 2012 Jan;26(1):177-81 PMID: 21858578 08/23/2011
  • What's in a name? (Gould JC) Arch Surg 2011 Jun;146(6):750-1 PMID: 21830341 08/11/2011
  • Revisional surgery for failed vertical-banded gastroplasty. (Tevis S, Garren MJ, Gould JC) Obes Surg 2011 Aug;21(8):1220-4 PMID: 21234698 01/15/2011
  • Impact of gastrojejunostomy diameter on long-term weight loss following laparoscopic gastric bypass: a follow-up study. (Smith C, Garren M, Gould J) Surg Endosc 2011 Jul;25(7):2164-7 PMID: 21184107 12/25/2010
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms and patient satisfaction more than 1 year after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. (McKenna D, Beverstein G, Gould J) Surg Endosc 2011 Jun;25(6):1797-801 PMID: 21136113 12/08/2010
  • Panel report: best practices for the surgical treatment of obesity. (Gould J, Ellsmere J, Fanelli R, Hutter M, Jones S, Pratt J, Schauer P, Schirmer B, Schwaitzberg S, Jones DB) Surg Endosc 2011 Jun;25(6):1730-40 PMID: 21136099 12/08/2010
  • Trends in bariatric surgery for morbid obesity in Wisconsin: a 6-year follow-up. (Henkel DS, Remington PL, Athens JK, Gould JC) WMJ 2010 Feb;109(1):21-7 PMID: 20942296 10/15/2010
  • A simulation-based curriculum can be used to teach open intestinal anastomosis. (Olson TP, Becker YT, McDonald R, Gould J) J Surg Res 2012 Jan;172(1):53-8 PMID: 20864120 09/25/2010
  • Vitamin D status of morbidly obese bariatric surgery patients. (Fish E, Beverstein G, Olson D, Reinhardt S, Garren M, Gould J) J Surg Res 2010 Dec;164(2):198-202 PMID: 20850786 09/21/2010
  • All bleeding stops eventually. (Gould JC) Arch Surg 2010 Aug;145(8):748 PMID: 20737733 08/27/2010
  • Preoperative predictors of significant symptomatic response after 1 year of gastric electrical stimulation for gastroparesis. (Musunuru S, Beverstein G, Gould J) World J Surg 2010 Aug;34(8):1853-8 PMID: 20411386 04/23/2010
  • Urinary and fecal incontinence after bariatric surgery. (Roberson EN, Gould JC, Wald A) Dig Dis Sci 2010 Sep;55(9):2606-13 PMID: 20393881 04/16/2010
  • The tip of the iceberg. (Gould J) J Surg Res 2010 Jul;162(1):42 PMID: 20080252 01/19/2010
  • Gastric band placement for obesity is not associated with increased urinary risk of urolithiasis compared to bypass. (Penniston KL, Kaplon DM, Gould JC, Nakada SY) J Urol 2009 Nov;182(5):2340-6 PMID: 19762051 09/19/2009
  • National bariatric surgery and massive weight loss body contouring survey. (Warner JP, Stacey DH, Sillah NM, Gould JC, Garren MJ, Gutowski KA) Plast Reconstr Surg 2009 Sep;124(3):926-33 PMID: 19730313 09/05/2009
  • The impact of resident work-hour restrictions on outcomes of cardiac operations. (Gould JC) J Surg Res 2010 May 15;160(2):222-3 PMID: 19691986 08/21/2009
  • Commentary on "teaching breaking bad news using mixed reality simulation". (Gould JC) J Surg Res 2010 Jan;158(1):35 PMID: 19691977 08/21/2009
  • Communications skills for surgeons. (Gould JC) J Surg Res 2010 May 1;160(1):63 PMID: 19691984 08/21/2009
  • Effect of circular staple line buttressing material on gastrojejunostomy failure in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. (Ibele A, Garren M, Gould J) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2010 Jan-Feb;6(1):64-7 PMID: 19640800 07/31/2009
  • Meshomania. (Gould JC) J Surg Res 2010 Apr;159(2):665 PMID: 19592012 07/14/2009
  • Dry lab practice leads to improved laparoscopic performance in the operating room. (Stelzer MK, Abdel MP, Sloan MP, Gould JC) J Surg Res 2009 Jun 1;154(1):163-6 PMID: 19101694 12/23/2008
  • Gastric electrical stimulation is an effective and safe treatment for medically refractory gastroparesis. (McKenna D, Beverstein G, Reichelderfer M, Gaumnitz E, Gould J) Surgery 2008 Oct;144(4):566-72; discussion 572-4 PMID: 18847640 10/14/2008
  • Laparoscopic versus open inguinal hernia repair. (Gould J) Surg Clin North Am 2008 Oct;88(5):1073-81, vii-viii PMID: 18790155 09/16/2008
  • Minimally invasive resection of gastrointestinal stromal tumors. (Dholakia C, Gould J) Surg Clin North Am 2008 Oct;88(5):1009-18, vi PMID: 18790151 09/16/2008
  • Robotic implantation of gastric electrical stimulation electrodes for gastroparesis. (Gould JC, Dholakia C) Surg Endosc 2009 Mar;23(3):508-12 PMID: 18626701 07/16/2008
  • Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection among patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a preliminary study. (Gould J) World J Surg 2008 Sep;32(9):2026-7 PMID: 18536991 06/10/2008
  • Transabdominal preperitoneal robotic inguinal hernia repair. (Ito F, Jarrard D, Gould JC) J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2008 Jun;18(3):397-9 PMID: 18503373 05/28/2008
  • Time-efficient laparoscopic skills assessment using an augmented-reality simulator. (Oostema JA, Abdel MP, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2008 Dec;22(12):2621-4 PMID: 18347859 03/19/2008
  • Impact of routine and long-term follow-up on weight loss after laparoscopic gastric bypass. (Gould JC, Beverstein G, Reinhardt S, Garren MJ) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2007 Nov-Dec;3(6):627-30; discussion 630 PMID: 17950045 10/24/2007
  • The impact of perioperative dexmedetomidine infusion on postoperative narcotic use and duration of stay after laparoscopic bariatric surgery. (Dholakia C, Beverstein G, Garren M, Nemergut C, Boncyk J, Gould JC) J Gastrointest Surg 2007 Nov;11(11):1556-9 PMID: 17710502 08/22/2007
  • Robotic foregut surgery. (Ito F, Gould JC) Int J Med Robot 2006 Dec;2(4):287-92 PMID: 17520645 05/24/2007
  • Reverse-alignment surgical skills assessment. (Gould JC, Frydman J) Surg Endosc 2007 Apr;21(4):669-71 PMID: 17285380 02/08/2007
  • Building a laparoscopic surgical skills training laboratory: resources and support. (Gould JC) JSLS 2006 Jul-Sep;10(3):293-6 PMID: 17212882 PMCID: PMC3015702 01/11/2007
  • Laparoscopic gastric bypass: risks vs. benefits up to two years following surgery in super-super obese patients. (Gould JC, Garren MJ, Boll V, Starling JR) Surgery 2006 Oct;140(4):524-9; discussion 529-31 PMID: 17011899 10/03/2006
  • The impact of circular stapler diameter on the incidence of gastrojejunostomy stenosis and weight loss following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. (Gould JC, Garren M, Boll V, Starling J) Surg Endosc 2006 Jul;20(7):1017-20 PMID: 16763928 06/10/2006
  • Measuring laparoscopic operative skill in a video trainer. (Black M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2006 Jul;20(7):1069-71 PMID: 16736307 06/01/2006
  • Bariatric surgery. (Gould JC, Garren MJ, Gutowski KA) Clin Obstet Gynecol 2006 Jun;49(2):375-88 PMID: 16721116 05/25/2006
  • A 25-year single institution analysis of health, practice, and fate of general surgeons. (Harms BA, Heise CP, Gould JC, Starling JR) Ann Surg 2005 Oct;242(4):520-6; discussion 526-9 PMID: 16192812 PMCID: PMC1402353 09/30/2005
  • Transgastric laparoscopic resection of a giant esophageal lipoma. (Weigel TL, Schwartz DC, Gould JC, Pfau PR) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2005 Jun;15(3):160-2 PMID: 15956901 06/16/2005
  • Computer-assisted robotic antireflux surgery. (Wright AS, Gould JC, Melvin WS) Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 2004 Sep;50(3):253-60 PMID: 15729200 02/25/2005
  • Laparoscopic gastric bypass results in decreased prescription medication costs within 6 months. (Gould JC, Garren MJ, Starling JR) J Gastrointest Surg 2004 Dec;8(8):983-7 PMID: 15585385 12/09/2004
  • Lessons learned from the first 100 cases in a new minimally invasive bariatric surgery program. (Gould JC, Garren MJ, Starling JR) Obes Surg 2004 May;14(5):618-25 PMID: 15186628 06/10/2004
  • Bariatric surgery. (Gould J, Garren M, Starling J) WMJ 2004;103(2):27-8 PMID: 15139555 05/14/2004
  • Telerobotic foregut and esophageal surgery. (Gould JC, Melvin WS) Surg Clin North Am 2003 Dec;83(6):1421-7 PMID: 14712876 01/10/2004
  • Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair. (Gould JC, Ellison EC) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2003 Feb;13(1):51-4 PMID: 12598761 02/25/2003
  • Evolution of minimally invasive bariatric surgery. (Gould JC, Needleman BJ, Ellison EC, Muscarella P, Schneider C, Melvin WS) Surgery 2002 Oct;132(4):565-71; discussion 571-2 PMID: 12407339 10/31/2002
  • Computer-assisted robotic antireflux surgery. (Gould JC, Melvin WS) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2002 Feb;12(1):26-9 PMID: 12008758 05/15/2002
  • Tension pneumopericardium after blunt chest trauma. (Gould JC, Schurr MA) Ann Thorac Surg 2001 Nov;72(5):1728-30 PMID: 11722074 11/28/2001
  • Last update: 11/26/2015