Michael R. Gold, MD, PhD, FHRS

Michael R. Gold, MD, PhD, FHRS

Immediate Past-President

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 Cardiology, PACE, and the Journal of Cardiac Electrophysiology, and is a Section Editor for HeartRhythm. 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.