Michael Gold, M.D.
About Michael Gold, M.D.
Dr. Gold has been in private practice as a comprehensive ophthalmologist since that time, initially in Fresh Meadows and then in Little Neck, Queens. He is a Surgical Attending with the Northwell Health System (previously known as North Shore- LIJ) and performs cataract surgery at the Eye Center in Syosset and at the Surgicenter in Garden City. Laser surgery for the correction of âafter-cataractsâ and for the preventative treatment of glaucoma are performed in the office. Dr. Gold also serves as a Clinical Instructor for the Northwell Health Ophthalmology Residency Program, from which he has received numerous Teacher of the Year Awards. Besides his work with the residents in the clinic, he assists and instructs them in the operating room as they begin their surgical training. As a board certified ophthalmologist, he is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as a member of the New York State Ophthalmological Society.
He is very excited to join SightMD and its excellent team of physicians and staff members. SightMD provides its patients with access to some of the best ophthalmologists in the metropolitan area as well as the most modern and advanced technology. Its insistence on caring for its patients in the most complete and compassionate manner is absolutely consistent with the personal attention Michael Gold, M.D. provides to each and every one of his patients. It is his guiding principle never to dismiss a patient until all concerns have been addressed and all questions have been answered. He is in frequent communication with the patientsâ primary care physicians to ensure that status updates are provided and that there are no gaps in their care.
In his spare time, Michael Gold, M.D. is an avid road cyclist and frequently does 100 mile rides. He enjoys reading, mostly biography and history. And, he lives and often dies, with the New York Mets (having passed on the frequent pain of being a Met fan to both of his children).
- General Ophthalmology
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