Dr. Michael R. Gold, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 62

135 RUTLEDGE ST
Charleston, SC 29425
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Procedures Dr. Gold Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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135 RUTLEDGE ST
Charleston, SC 29425
Medical University of South Carolina - Cardiology Associates (East Cooper Medical Arts Center)
1280 Johnnie Dodds Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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    Dr. Gold's Experience

    Dr. Gold's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Electrophysiological Study
    • Electrophysiology
    • Heart Surgery
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Arrhythmias
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    Background Check for Dr. Gold

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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Media & Publications

    • Comparison of stimulation sites within left ventricular veins on the acute hemodynamic effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy, 2005
    • Serial evaluation of atrial tachyarrhythmia burden and frequency after implantation of a dual-chamber cardioverter-defibrillator, 2005
    • Latrogenic ventricular dyssynchrony: a preventable cause of heart failure with right ventricular pacing?, 2005
    • Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial to assess the safety and efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction with previous symptoms or mild heart failure-the REsynchronization reVErses Remodeling in Systolic left vEntricular, 2006
    • Improved defibrillation efficacy with an ascending ramp waveform in humans, 2005
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Colorado At Denver
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Undergraduate Schools

    SUNY At Stony Brook, Bs Biology and Mathematics
    Graduated in 1975

    Other Education

    Ph.D. Awarded By University Of Virginia, 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gold & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gold's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 5 responses
    • 3 reviews

    3 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Charleston, SC |

    Apologized for slight lTeness, very direct and straight forward, answered my questions clearly and did not talk down to me. Recognized my fears of options and helped me evaluate treatments without pushing me either way. I think he was terrific.

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    Rude , didn't make eye contact , talked down to me . I would not recommend this doctor to my worst enemy . zero bedside manner .

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    3 out of 5
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    Aloof, detached, no eye contact on first meeting. Not much better on 2nd appt.

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    135 RUTLEDGE ST
    Charleston, SC 29425
    (888) 792-4990 (Office)
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    Medical University of South Carolina - Cardiology Associates (East Cooper Medical Arts Center)
    1280 Johnnie Dodds Blvd
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    1-888-792-4990 (Office)
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    135 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29425
    (888) 792-4990 (Office)
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    Medical University of South Carolina - Cardiology
    Medical University of South Carolina - Ashley River Tower - Cardiac Services
    25 COURTENAY DR
    Charleston, SC 29425
    1-888-792-4990 (Office)
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    Ashley River Tower GE
    Medical University of South Carolina - Ashley River Tower - Cardiac Services
    25 Courtenay Drive
    Charleston, SC 29425
    1-888-792-4990 (Office)
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