Robert G. Gold, M.D.

Dr. Robert G. Gold founded the Urology Center of South Florida in 1987. He has expertise in managing a broad range of urological problems. Dr. Gold has extensive experience in prostate and kidney diseases, urinary infections, incontinence and bladder dysfunction, and minimally invasive therapies for kidney stones. He performs a wide variety of endoscopic laser procedures for prostatic obstruction and urinary stones. Dr. Gold uses the no-scalpel vasectomy technique, and has available for his patients a broad range of therapies for erectile dysfunction. He has special expertise in treating urologic malignancies, such as bladder cancer, kidney cancer, and prostate cancer, as he practiced a portion of his residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer center in New York.

Dr. Gold takes special pride in devoting extra time to educate each patient about their illness and seeks to involve the patient in the medical decision making process. A fully informed patient will progress better with treatments that make sense. The patient will do better with the confidence that he or she has chosen the best therapy among several options.

Dr. Robert Gold has served as Chief of Staff and as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Boynton Beach, FL. He has also served as Chairman of the Credentials Committee at Bethesda and continues to volunteer as Chairman of the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations Committee at Bethesda.

Dr. Gold is an active cyclist. He is a member and Ride Leader at the Boca Raton Bicycle Club. He is also a member of the zMotion Bicycle Club, the Florida Bicycle Association, and the League of American Bicyclists. Dr. Gold lives with his wife in Boca Raton. Their three children have left the nest. Their eldest daughter graduated from MIT and is now a data analyst in the private sector. Their younger daughter, also from MIT, is a medical student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Their son, the youngest of the three, is studying jazz drumming at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Achievements

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1977

Doctor of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1981

Post Graduate:
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, 1981-1986

Board Certified:
American Board of Urology, current, and since 1988