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, and 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 as Chairman of the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations Committee at Bethesda.
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 scientist in the private sector. Their younger daughter, also from MIT, is working at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Massachusetts. Their son, the youngest of the three, is a gemologist living and working in Bangkok, Thailand.
Bachelor of Science, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1977
Doctor of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1981
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, 1981-1986
American Board of Urology, current, and since 1988