Michael R Gold

Michael R Gold


Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

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Dr Gold is the Michael E. Assey Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.

He has authored more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, in addition to over 30 book chapters. He has been the PI or served on the Steering Committee of more than 15 multi-national clinical trials. Dr. Gold sits on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed journals, including American Journal of CardiologyPACE, and the Journal of Cardiac Electrophysiology, and is a Section Editor for Heart Rhythm.

His major clinical research interests are defibrillator optimization, risk stratification for sudden cardiac death and pacing for congestive heart failure, and he is the national or global PI of several clinical studies. He attended medical school at the University of Colorado after completing his PhD in Physiology at the University of Virginia. He completed his postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Articles by Michael R Gold

The Role of Subcutaneous ICDs in the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

Leah A John, Ahmadreza Karimianpour, Michael R Gold, et al


Citation: US Cardiology Review 2021;15:e19.

The Subcutaneous ICD: A Review of the UNTOUCHED and PRAETORIAN Trials

Ahmadreza Karimianpour, Leah John, Michael R Gold, et al


Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2021;10(2):108–12.

The Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator: New Insights and Expanding Populations

Thomas A Turnage, John A Kpaeyeh, Michael R Gold, et al

Citation: US Cardiology Review 2018;12(1):66–70.

Developments in Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy

Geoffrey F Lewis, Michael R Gold,

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2015;4(2):122–8

Update on Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy for Heart Failure

David D Daly Jr, Michael R Gold,

Citation: European Cardiology Review 2014;9(2):100–3