University of Nebraska Medical Center

Matthew Goede, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, UNMC Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery

Matthew Goede, MD, FACS

Dr. Goede is an associate professor in the Division of Acute Care Surgery and is board certified in critical care and general surgery.

He is the medical director of the Department of Veterans Affairs TeleCritical Care, West Program. Prior to becoming medical director, he served as the associate medical director and a tele-intensivist and has been involved in the program since its beginning.

Dr. Goede also served on the DHHS/FEMA COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience Task Force in 2020 as the inpatient telemedicine lead. He was previously the medical director of the surgical intensive care unit and step-down critical care unit at Nebraska Medicine.

  • MD: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Residency: General surgery, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, UNMC, Omaha, Nebraska

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Other Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support, Instructor, American College of Surgeons
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Heart Association
  • Advanced Burn Life Support, American Burn Association
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons / American College of Surgeons
Research Interests
Dr. Goede's research interests include telemedicine in critical care and trauma, minimally invasive surgery in emergency general surgery, and obesity in trauma and critical care.