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Jon Gould MD

Jon Gould MD

Chief, Professor

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


  • 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 Jan 23: PMID 25612548
  • Comment on: Assessment of the quality of Internet information available on sleeve gastrectomy. (Gould JC) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2014 Oct 2: PMID 25614355
  • 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
  • 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
  • Laparoscopic hernia complexity predicts operative time and length of stay. (Butler AR, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Hernia 2014 Dec;18(6):791-6 PMID 24756916
  • Weight recidivism after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: we need better data. (Gould JC) JAMA Surg 2014 Apr;149(4):379 PMID 24553953
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • What's in a name? (Gould JC) Arch Surg 2011 Jun;146(6):750-1 PMID 21830341
  • Revisional surgery for failed vertical-banded gastroplasty. (Tevis S, Garren MJ, Gould JC) Obes Surg 2011 Aug;21(8):1220-4 PMID 21234698
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • All bleeding stops eventually. (Gould JC) Arch Surg 2010 Aug;145(8):748 PMID 20737733
  • 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
  • Urinary and fecal incontinence after bariatric surgery. (Roberson EN, Gould JC, Wald A) Dig Dis Sci 2010 Sep;55(9):2606-13 PMID 20393881
  • The tip of the iceberg. (Gould J) J Surg Res 2010 Jul;162(1):42 PMID 20080252
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Commentary on "teaching breaking bad news using mixed reality simulation". (Gould JC) J Surg Res 2010 Jan;158(1):35 PMID 19691977
  • Communications skills for surgeons. (Gould JC) J Surg Res 2010 May 1;160(1):63 PMID 19691984
  • 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
  • Meshomania. (Gould JC) J Surg Res 2010 Apr;159(2):665 PMID 19592012
  • 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
  • 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
  • Laparoscopic versus open inguinal hernia repair. (Gould J) Surg Clin North Am 2008 Oct;88(5):1073-81, vii-viii PMID 18790155
  • Minimally invasive resection of gastrointestinal stromal tumors. (Dholakia C, Gould J) Surg Clin North Am 2008 Oct;88(5):1009-18, vi PMID 18790151
  • Robotic implantation of gastric electrical stimulation electrodes for gastroparesis. (Gould JC, Dholakia C) Surg Endosc 2009 Mar;23(3):508-12 PMID 18626701
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Robotic foregut surgery. (Ito F, Gould JC) Int J Med Robot 2006 Dec;2(4):287-92 PMID 17520645
  • Reverse-alignment surgical skills assessment. (Gould JC, Frydman J) Surg Endosc 2007 Apr;21(4):669-71 PMID 17285380
  • Building a laparoscopic surgical skills training laboratory: resources and support. (Gould JC) JSLS 2006 Jul-Sep;10(3):293-6 PMID 17212882
  • 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
  • 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
  • Measuring laparoscopic operative skill in a video trainer. (Black M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2006 Jul;20(7):1069-71 PMID 16736307
  • Bariatric surgery. (Gould JC, Garren MJ, Gutowski KA) Clin Obstet Gynecol 2006 Jun;49(2):375-88 PMID 16721116
  • 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
  • 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
  • Computer-assisted robotic antireflux surgery. (Wright AS, Gould JC, Melvin WS) Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 2004 Sep;50(3):253-60 PMID 15729200
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bariatric surgery. (Gould J, Garren M, Starling J) WMJ 2004;103(2):27-8 PMID 15139555
  • Telerobotic foregut and esophageal surgery. (Gould JC, Melvin WS) Surg Clin North Am 2003 Dec;83(6):1421-7 PMID 14712876
  • Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair. (Gould JC, Ellison EC) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2003 Feb;13(1):51-4 PMID 12598761
  • 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
  • Computer-assisted robotic antireflux surgery. (Gould JC, Melvin WS) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2002 Feb;12(1):26-9 PMID 12008758
  • Tension pneumopericardium after blunt chest trauma. (Gould JC, Schurr MA) Ann Thorac Surg 2001 Nov;72(5):1728-30 PMID 11722074
  • Last update: 03/27/2015