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Jon C. Gould, MD, MBA

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Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
4.9 (46)
Professor and Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive and Gastrointestinal Surgery; Alonzo P. Walker Professor in General Surgery
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As a surgeon often referred the most complex and complicated cases in my specialty, I understand how stressful it can be for patients and families who have suffered greatly from a significant medical condition that requires surgery. I strive to provide patient centered, timely, compassionate, and exceptional care to all of my patients. I aim to include my patients in the decision making process, to understand their treatment goals, and to create a treatment plan that is tailored just for them.

As a surgeon often referred the most complex and complicated cases in my specialty, I understand how stressful it can be for patients and families who have suffered greatly from a significant medical…
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About

Dr. Gould joined Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin as the Chief of General Surgery (now known as Minimally Invasive and Gastrointestinal Surgery) in 2011 after 9 years in practice at the University of Wisconsin.  He is currently Professor of Surgery and he holds the Walker Endowed Chair in General Surgery at the Medical College.  He has a national reputation as a minimally invasive foregut surgeon (specializes in the surgical treatment of diseases of the stomach and esophagus) and as a bariatric surgeon (weight loss surgery).  He is frequently invited to give talks on his areas of expertise, and has published extensively on these topics as well.   His research focus is on clinical outcomes in foregut surgery, innovation and the development of new surgical devices and technologies, and surgical skills training through simulation.


 

Overview

Diseases & Conditions

Achalasia and Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Hiatal Hernia
Obesity
Para-esophageal Hernia
Symptomatic Cholelithiasis

Treatment & Services

Bariatric Surgery
Cholecystectomy
Endoscopic GERD Treatments
Enterra Therapy
Foregut Surgery
Heller Myotomy
Inguinal (groin) Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
LINX ® Reflux Management System for GERD
Robotic Surgery
Virtual Visit

Ages Seen

Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

General Surgery - Froedtert Hospital
900 N. 92nd St.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Education & Training

University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health - Madison - WI - Doctor of Medicine - (1996)

University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health - Madison - WI - Residency in General Surgery - (1996-2001)

The Ohio State University Medical Center - Columbus - OH - Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery - (2001-02)

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Patient Reviews

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4.9 out of 5. 46 ratings, 10 reviews
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Oct. 26, 2020
I have a complicated medical history with complicated issues. Office staff were great. Dr. Gould was great. I work in healthcare, radiology, so the words he used I knew what he was talking about, but someone not in the medical field may not understand all the words he used. I am glad he did not "dumb things down" for me. Not dumbing things down to me is a sign of respect. Thank you to his office and I know I am good hands with my future surgery.
July 9, 2020
very friendly, helpful and professional
June 19, 2020
very knowledgeable and confident. listened and respectful
June 18, 2020
very good. Dr Gould is very nice and explained things well.
May 14, 2020
Excellent discussion about the process and recommended procedure. Focus on explanations and pictures/x-rays excellent
March 19, 2020
Seemed to blow off question about discomfort. Didn't seem willing to investigate or find suggestions or answers.
March 11, 2020
Dr.Gould is a very caring dedicated surgeon. He operated on me in Madison and unfortunately I need more surgery and the relief of knowing he is now in Milwaukee makes it so much easier to have the next surgery. The Medical College of Wisconsin hospital is extremely lucky to have such a talented surgeon working there.
March 5, 2020
he went over everything with me carefully
Feb. 13, 2020
Dr. Gould was very informative and caring. I did not feel rushed and he explained everything. I feel very confident in his ability and he made me feel very comfortable.
Feb. 1, 2020
It was almost 8 years ago that I had surgery but Dr Gould seemed to remember me & the surgery. He is very calm & never makes me feel like I don't know what I'm talking about. It was a very enjoyable appointment!
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