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Department of Urology

John E. Gould, M.D. View profile as PDF

John E. Gould

Philosophy of Care

Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also love of humanity.

Clinical/Research Interests

John E. Gould specializes in male infertility including vasectomy reversal, microsurgical sperm extraction, electroejaculation, and vasopididymostomy.








Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 2200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-734-2222

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., Ph.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 1984
B.A., Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1974


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1984-89

Board Certifications:

American Board of Urology, 2009

Professional Memberships:

Alpha Omega Alpha
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American Urological Association, Inc.
Society for Male Reproduction and Urology
Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
Western Section American Urologic Association

Select Recent Publications:

Greco, C.M., Soontrapornchai, K., Wirojanan, J., Gould, J., Hagerman, PJ., and Hagerman, RJ. Testicular and pituitary inclusion formation in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome. J. Urology 177, April 2007, p. 1434-1437.

Overstreet, l.W., Fuh, Y.L., Gould, l.E., Howards, S.S., Lieber, M.M., Hellstrom, W., Shapiro, S., Carroll, P., Corfman, R.S., Petrou, S., Lewis, R., Toth, P., Shown, T., Roy, J., Jarow, J.P., Bonilla, J., Jacobsen, C.A., Wang, D.Z. and Kaufman, K.D. Chronic treatment with finasteride daily does not affect spermatogenesis or semen production in young men. J. Urology 162, October 1999, p. 1295-1300.

Qui, Q., Kuo, A., Todd, H., Dias, J.A., Gould, J.E., Overstreet, J.W. and Lasley, B.L. Enzyme immunoassay method for total urinary follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) beta subunit and its application for measurement of total urinary FSH. Fertility and Sterility, Vol 69 (2), February 1998, p. 278-285.

Gould, J.E, Immunology of Spermatozoa. In William R. Keye, Jeffrey Chang, Robert W. Rabar and Michael R. Soules (Eds). Infertility: Evaluation and Treatment, 1995, 43:666-670.

Gould, J.E. Brazil, C.K. and Overstreet, lW. Sperm-Immunobead Binding Decreases with in vitro Incubation. Fertility and Sterility, Vol 62 (1), July 1994, p. 167-171.

Queralt, J.A., Gerscovich, E.O., Gould, lE. and Cronan, M.S. Intraoperative Trans rectal Ultrasonography in the Management of Ejaculatory Duct Obstruction Caused by Midline Prostatic Cyst. J. Clin. Ultrasound. 21:293-298, May 1993.

Gould, J.E. Testicular Biopsy and Flow Cytometry. J.W. Overstreet (ed), Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America. April 1992, p. 373-387.

Gould, J.E., Switters, D.M., Broderick, G.A. and deVere White, R.W. External vacuum devices: A clinical comparison with pharmacologic erections. World Journal of Urology 10:68-70,1992.

Gould, J.E. Immunologic Infertility, L Wayne J.G. Hellstrom (Ed.) Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction, 1997, 128-142.

To see if John E. Gould is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).