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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Goss is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, and adult pulmonary and critical care. Her clinical interests include treatment of adolescents and adults with pulmonary hypertension, with an interest in transition of the adolescent patient to adult care clinics.



University Hospital
(608) 263-7203 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-8954 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Fellowship Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Residency Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Medical School Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Goss' research focus includes the long-term cardiopulmonary outcomes of prematurity, chronic lung disease caused by premature birth, and pediatric pulmonary hypertension.

PubMed Articles
Thébaud B Goss KN Laughon M Whitsett JA Abman SH Steinhorn RH Aschner JL Davis PG McGrath-Morrow SA Soll RF Jobe AH Bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Nat Rev Dis Primers . 2019 Nov 14;5(1):78
[PubMed ID: 31727986]
Kumari S Braun RK Tetri L Barton GP Hacker TA Goss KN Bimodal Right Ventricular Dysfunction After Postnatal Hyperoxia Exposure: Implications for the Preterm Heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol . 2019 Nov 8;
[PubMed ID: 31702968]
Mulchrone A Bellofiore A Douwes JM Duong N Beshish AG Barton GP Francois CJ Eldridge MW Goss KN Chesler NC Impaired Right Ventricular-Vascular Coupling in Young Adults Born Preterm. Am J Respir Crit Care Med . 2019 Nov 7;
[PubMed ID: 31697579]
Haraldsdottir K Watson AM Beshish AG Pegelow DF Palta M Tetri LH Brix MD Centanni RM Goss KN Eldridge MW Heart rate recovery after maximal exercise is impaired in healthy young adults born preterm. Eur J Appl Physiol . 2019 Apr;119(4):857-866
[PubMed ID: 30635708]
Goss KN Austin ED Battiola TJ Tepper RS Lahm T Novel early life risk factors for adult pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ . 2019 Apr-Jun;9(2):2045894019845615
[PubMed ID: 30880574]
Goss K Long-term pulmonary vascular consequences of perinatal insults. J Physiol . 2019 Feb;597(4):1175-1184
[PubMed ID: 30067297]
Goss KN Beshish AG Barton GP Haraldsdottir K Levin TS Tetri LH Battiola TJ Mulchrone AM Pegelow DF Palta M Lamers LJ Watson AM Chesler NC Eldridge MW Early Pulmonary Vascular Disease in Young Adults Born Preterm. Am J Respir Crit Care Med . 2018 Jun 26;
[PubMed ID: 29944842]
Barton GP Vildberg L Goss K Aggarwal N Eldridge M McMillan AB Simultaneous determination of dynamic cardiac metabolism and function using PET/MRI. J Nucl Cardiol . 2018 May 1;
[PubMed ID: 29717407]
Tetri LH Diffee GM Barton GP Braun RK Yoder HE Haraldsdottir K Eldridge MW Goss KN Sex-Specific Skeletal Muscle Fatigability and Decreased Mitochondrial Oxidative Capacity in Adult Rats Exposed to Postnatal Hyperoxia. Front Physiol . 2018;9:326
[PubMed ID: 29651255]
Haraldsdottir K Watson AM Goss KN Beshish AG Pegelow DF Palta M Tetri LH Barton GP Brix MD Centanni RM Eldridge MW Impaired autonomic function in adolescents born preterm. Physiol Rep . 2018 Mar;6(6):e13620
[PubMed ID: 29595875]
Patel JR Barton GP Braun RK Goss KN Haraldsdottir K Hopp A Diffee G Hacker TA Moss RL Eldridge MW Altered Right Ventricular Mechanical Properties Are Afterload Dependent in a Rodent Model of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Front Physiol . 2017;8:840
[PubMed ID: 29118720]
Goss KN Kumari S Tetri LH Barton G Braun RK Hacker TA Eldridge MW Postnatal Hyperoxia Exposure Durably Impairs Right Ventricular Function and Mitochondrial Biogenesis. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol . 2017 May;56(5):609-619
[PubMed ID: 28129517]
Goss KN Everett AD Mourani PM Baker CD Abman SH Addressing the challenges of phenotyping pediatric pulmonary vascular disease. Pulm Circ . 2017 Mar;7(1):7-19
[PubMed ID: 28680562]
Goss KN Tepper RS Lahm T Ahlfeld SK Increased Cardiac Output and Preserved Gas Exchange Despite Decreased Alveolar Surface Area in Rats Exposed to Neonatal Hyperoxia and Adult Hypoxia. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol . 2015 Dec;53(6):902-6
[PubMed ID: 26623969]
Frump AL Goss KN Vayl A Albrecht M Fisher A Tursunova R Fierst J Whitson J Cucci AR Brown MB Lahm T Estradiol improves right ventricular function in rats with severe angioproliferative pulmonary hypertension: effects of endogenous and exogenous sex hormones. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol . 2015 May 1;308(9):L873-90
[PubMed ID: 25713318]
Goss KN Cucci AR Fisher AJ Albrecht M Frump A Tursunova R Gao Y Brown MB Petrache I Tepper RS Ahlfeld SK Lahm T Neonatal hyperoxic lung injury favorably alters adult right ventricular remodeling response to chronic hypoxia exposure. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol . 2015 Apr 15;308(8):L797-806
[PubMed ID: 25659904]
Carlos WG Goss K Morad M YouTube-based critical care educational videos go viral. Med Educ . 2014 May;48(5):526
[PubMed ID: 24712944]