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Jon Gould MD

Jon Gould MD

Chief, Professor

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


  • 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 Jun 15: PMID: 26077392
  • 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
  • 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 Apr 3: PMID: 25982375
  • Gastrojejunostomy Technique and Anastomotic Complications in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. (Lois AW, Frelich MJ, Goldblatt MI, Wallace JR, Gould JC) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2014 Dec 16: PMID: 25868834
  • 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 on sleeve gastrectomy. (Gould JC) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2015 May-Jun;11(3):544-5 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 PMCID: PMC4422062
  • 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
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3015702
  • 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 PMCID: PMC1402353
  • 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: 07/27/2015