Michael R Gold

Michael R Gold


Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

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Dr Gold received a PhD in Physiology from the University of Virginia and an MD degree from the University of Colorado.  His postgraduate medical training and fellowships in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Electrophysiology were at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.  Immediately following, he joined the faculty of University of Maryland where he was the director of the cardiac EP service and Professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine.  In 2002, Dr. Gold moved to Charleston, SC where he assumed the role of Chief of Cardiology and Medical Director of the Heart & Vascular Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. He subsequently was appointed as an Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary Clinical programs.  Presently, he is the Michael E. Assey Professor of Medicine.

Dr. Gold is a past President of Heart Rhythm Society and the Association of Professors of Cardiology. He has authored more than 270 publications and more than 30 book chapters and reviews.  He has been on the steering committee and/or the study PI of more than 15 multicenter trials. He is a pioneer in the development of new defibrillation and pacing techniques.

Dr. Gold is the Editor-in- Chief of Current Cardiology Risk Reports, an associate Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Heart Rhythm, an Associate Editor for Heart Rhythm and a senior editor for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  He also serves on the Editorial Board of The American Journal of Cardiology, PACE, JACC EP, Circulation AE, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, US Cardiology Review and Current Cardiology Reports.     

Dr Michael R Gold is an Editorial Board member of US Cardiology Review.

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