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Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD

Contact Dr. Gosain

E-mail:
gosain@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 263-9419

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
BX7375 CLINICAL SCIENCE CNTR
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Education

  • BA, Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1996
  • MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 2000
  • PhD, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, 2006
  • Residency, General Surgery, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL, 2000-2003
  • Research Fellowship, NIH Research Fellowship in Burns and Trauma, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, 2003-2006
  • Residency, General Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, 2006-2008
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Surgical Oncology, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center & St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, 2010

Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Surgical Oncology Fellowship at University of Tennessee LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee (2010).

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Gosain is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. He specializes in all types of General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery and has specific interests in Neonatal surgery (including Esophageal Atresia, Intestinal Atresias, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia), Oncology (Neuroblastoma, Wilms’ Tumor, Hepatoblastoma, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Rare Tumors), Hirschsprung’s disease (congenital intestinal aganglionosis) and Anorectal malformations (imperforate anus, cloaca, cloacal exstrophy). He specializes in minimally-invasive surgery.

Dr. Gosain is Medical Director of the Pediatric Trauma Program and Surgical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UW/American Family Children’s Hospital, an American College of Surgeons Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.

Dr. Gosain is Surgical Director of the Pediatric Oncology Program and is the Children’s Oncology Group Site Responsible Investigator for Surgery at UW/American Family Children’s Hospital & Carbone Cancer Center.

Dr. Gosain is Director of the Pediatric CHARM Clinic (Cloaca, Hirschsprung’s Disease, Ano-Rectal Malformations) at American Family Children’s Hospital.

Research Interests

Dr. Gosain’s laboratory research focuses on the development of the Enteric Nervous System and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Immune System. The long-term goal of his research is to gain an understanding of the interactions between the Enteric Nervous System and Gastrointestinal Immune System in both development and disease to permit the generation of novel neuro-immunomodulatory therapies that may potentially target a broad range of congenital and acquired pediatric gastrointestinal tract diseases (Hirschsprung’s disease, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Intestinal Atresia, Motility Disorders, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, etc.).

Dr. Gosain's Lab

Recent Publications
  • Intestinal dysbiosis and bacterial enteroinvasion in a murine model of Hirschsprung's disease.
    Pierre JF, Barlow-Anacker AJ, Erickson CS, Heneghan AF, Leverson GE, Dowd SE, Epstein ML, Kudsk KA, Gosain A
    J. Pediatr. Surg. 2014 Aug; 49(8):1242-51.
    [PubMed ID: 25092084, PMC ID: 4122863]
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  • Appearance of cholinergic myenteric neurons during enteric nervous system development: comparison of different ChAT fluorescent mouse reporter lines.
    Erickson CS, Lee SJ, Barlow-Anacker AJ, Druckenbrod NR, Epstein ML, Gosain A
    Neurogastroenterol. Motil. 2014 Jun; 26(6):874-84.
    [PubMed ID: 24712519, PMC ID: 4037379]
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  • Parathyroid conditions in childhood.
    Burke JF, Chen H, Gosain A
    Semin. Pediatr. Surg. 2014 Apr; 23(2):66-70.
    [PubMed ID: 24931350]
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  • National trends in pediatric blunt spleen and liver injury management and potential benefits of an abbreviated bed rest protocol.
    Dodgion CM, Gosain A, Rogers A, St Peter SD, Nichol PF, Ostlie DJ
    J. Pediatr. Surg. 2014 Jun; 49(6):1004-8; discussion 1008.
    [PubMed ID: 24888852]
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  • IL-25 improves luminal innate immunity and barrier function during parenteral nutrition.
    Heneghan AF, Pierre JF, Gosain A, Kudsk KA
    Ann. Surg. 2014 Feb; 259(2):394-400.
    [PubMed ID: 23426341, PMC ID: 3661688]
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  • Radioguided parathyroidectomy effective in pediatric patients.
    Burke JF, Jacobson K, Gosain A, Sippel RS, Chen H
    J. Surg. Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):312-7.
    [PubMed ID: 23827790, PMC ID: 3759592]
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  • Colonic enteric nervous system analysis during parenteral nutrition.
    Erickson CS, Barlow AJ, Pierre JF, Heneghan AF, Epstein ML, Kudsk KA, Gosain A
    J. Surg. Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):132-7.
    [PubMed ID: 23601532, PMC ID: 3947919]
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  • Altered neuronal density and neurotransmitter expression in the ganglionated region of Ednrb null mice: implications for Hirschsprung's disease.
    Zaitoun I, Erickson CS, Barlow AJ, Klein TR, Heneghan AF, Pierre JF, Epstein ML, Gosain A
    Neurogastroenterol. Motil. 2013 Mar; 25(3):e233-44.
    [PubMed ID: 23360229, PMC ID: 3578114]
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  • A novel t(3;8)(p13;q21.1) translocation in a case of lipoblastoma.
    Brinkman AS, Maxfield B, Gill K, Patel NJ, Gosain A
    Pediatr. Surg. Int. 2012 Jul; 28(7):737-40.
    [PubMed ID: 22488564]
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  • Sacral neural crest-derived cells enter the aganglionic colon of Ednrb-/- mice along extrinsic nerve fibers.
    Erickson CS, Zaitoun I, Haberman KM, Gosain A, Druckenbrod NR, Epstein ML
    J. Comp. Neurol. 2012 Feb 15; 520(3):620-32.
    [PubMed ID: 21858821, PMC ID: 3500027]
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