About

About

Kenneth D. Gold, MD joined Northwell Health Physician Partners and the Northwell Health Cancer Institute as an attending physician of the Department of Medicine.

Kenneth D. Gold, MD graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College. He earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and then trained in Internal Medicine at George Washington University, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. His fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology was completed at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Gold is board-certified in Internal medicine, Hematology and medical Oncology.

Previously Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, and an attending physician at Southside Hospital, Dr. Gold has been a leader in Suffolk County in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood diseases since 1983. He served for many years as the Chair of the Transfusion Committees at both Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and Southside Hospital. Dr. Gold is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Hematology - American Board of IM/Hematology

    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

    • Medical Oncology - American Board of IM/Medical Oncology

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Baylor College of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • George Washington University Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons

  • Affiliations

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08/21/2018
"Dr. Gold is very cordial & informative."
07/28/2018
"I have recommended Dr. Gold in the past. I have been a patient of his for 10 years and will follow him wherever he goes to remain his patient. his knowledge of my condition and options provided has literally saved my life."
07/20/2018
"Dr. Gold is great! I have known him since 1985. "
07/06/2018
"Dr. Gold is an absolutely wonderful physician. He takes his time with you and is very kind and thorough,"
07/02/2018
"Dr. Gold has been excellent in all respects. He's been warm and understanding and has been a font of knowledge. He's put me at ease each time we meet."
06/28/2018
"Dr. Gold is excellent dr. The best."
06/25/2018
"I was there for a follow up Had no concerns or treatments"
06/22/2018
"Dr Gold is wonderful. He is kind, compassionate and takes the time to go over any concerns until we completely understand them. He is one of the best doctors I have ever been to!"
06/18/2018
"Dr Gold's warmth and compassionate care makes all the difference!!!! his encouraging presence brings such confidence"
06/18/2018
"dr gold was very informative and took time to explain the treatment to be provided"
06/18/2018
"he was fantastic. made me feel very comfortable and couldn't have done anything better. he was the best"
05/24/2018
"Dr. Gold was just friendly & wonderful."
05/12/2018
"Dr Gold is really worth his wait in gold"
05/07/2018
"Dr Gold is concerned, caring and I have always felt was interested in helping me through my treatments."
04/27/2018
"Dr. Kenneth Gold truly understands his patients. Dr. Gold is very compassionate with me and my concerns!"
04/23/2018
"Very good Doctor who caress. Speaks to you in a clear manner."
04/19/2018
"Dr. Gold is the best!!! Always cares & shows his kindness & concern!!!"
04/17/2018
"My initial visit went very well, the problem is contacting the dr since then. I have called 3times with no response"
03/23/2018
"Dr. Gold is an outstanding, compassionate & extremely knowledgeable oncologist."
02/23/2018
"Dr. Gold was so kind. I was extremely nervous and as soon as he stepped in the door he assured me everything was OK and I was SOO relieved I cried! Kind, gentle, informative an example many doctors could follow these days! A++."
02/20/2018
"Everyone there was great. Dr. Gold is a wonderful, compassionate doctor... it meant so much to me."
02/12/2018
"DR GOLD HAD BEEN MY DOCTOR IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS AND IT WAS MY JOY TO BE RETURNING TO HIS CARE."
01/31/2018
"For Dr. Gold you need another number - 6 for "outstanding"!"
01/25/2018
"Never feel rushed. Always feel Dr. Gold is treating me, the patient."
12/30/2017
"Doctor is very good."
12/30/2017
"Excellent in all ways."
12/29/2017
"Dr. Gold put my worries at ease."
12/08/2017
"Dr. Kenneth Gold is the best! He is very professional and I trust him."
12/06/2017
"What can I say? Dr. Gold is the best, the very best."
12/02/2017
"No complaints."
11/26/2017
"Dr. Gold was the MOST caring doctor I have ever visited. Warm, friendly; put me at ease the minute he entered the room!"
11/23/2017
"Dr. Gold is OUTSTANDING & well informed to answer my questions."
11/21/2017
"Dr. Gold is amazing! You should have an excellent category!"
11/20/2017
"I cannot say enough about Dr.Gold. I have a surgeon, radiologist, radiation oncologist and a gynecologist to help with my problem. I don't take anyone elses advice until I speak to Dr. Gold. I trust him implicitly."
11/13/2017
"I've been a patient of Dr. Gold for over 15 years . he is a very compassionate doctor!"
10/31/2017
"Feel the personal care given by Dr. Gold & PA Blanche."
10/30/2017
"Never felt rushed, great feeling."
10/25/2017
"I am very confident with Dr. Gold managing my care."
10/12/2017
"I am very grateful & appreciative of Dr. Gold's care, concern & expertise in dealing with me at a most difficult time, I would most definitely recommend him to others."
10/09/2017
"I have been a patient of Dr. Gold for 17 years .....during that time I stress that my app. is with Dr. Gold only. He displays compassion and concern which leaves the patient with confidence."
10/03/2017
"Dr. Gold is outstanding in all respects."
09/17/2017
"Dr. Gold has been taking care of my wife for the last 20 years - I have a great respect for Dr. Gold."
09/11/2017
"I followed Dr Gold from his private practice to Northwell. He is kind and compassionate. He listens and spends as much time as you need."
09/03/2017
"Went above & beyond to explain medical condition."
09/01/2017
"Dr. Gold is one of the most caring MD's I have ever met."
08/28/2017
"Dr. Gold is a kind, caring physician. I have complete trust that my health care is in his best interest. I value him as a health care provider. "
08/26/2017
"I see Dr. Gold who is always a great, kind & caring doctor & person. He really cares!!!"
08/24/2017
"Thoroughly sensitive, patient, caring. Good listener!"
08/07/2017
"Dr. Gold is compassionate and thoughtful. He explained in very understandable language - He is very calming!"
07/11/2017
"will return to Dr. Gold for follow up medication"
07/05/2017
"Dr. Gold is an amazing Doctor. He is kind, considerate and knowledgeable. He speaks to you in such a way that makes you feel at ease. He is my doctor for life."
06/30/2017
"Dr. Gold was excellent."
06/21/2017
"Very good - Wouldn't go to any other doctor."
06/06/2017
"With the problem I have everyone made me so comfortable. #9. He is amazing."
05/18/2017
"Everyone always helpful & nice!"
04/21/2017
"Always helpful I'm made to feel comfortable - Dr. GOld & his nurse are kind & response time to needs is as fast as possible."
04/11/2017
"Excellent, professional & caring physician!"
04/07/2017
"So thankful for the care I received by my provider."
04/06/2017
"Dr. Gold was very good."
04/01/2017
"It was a amazing experience."
03/28/2017
"Dr. Gold is a true gentleman."
03/27/2017
"DR. Gold is outstanding"
03/10/2017
"Most compassionate and knowledgable doctor."
03/10/2017
"Instead of answering very good, all my answers regarding Dr. Ken Gold would be EXCELLENT. Dr. Gold has been my physician since 1988. I trust him fully in regard to taking excellent care of me during the times I've had cancer breast cancer 1988 & 1998 lymphoma - 2016. He is very knowledgeable & caring!!"
01/24/2017
"9. Dr. Gold is a great doctor the best!"
01/24/2017
"I tracked Dr. Gold down from his previous facility to yours. I am fortunate to have Dr. Gold as my provider. He's the best!"
12/31/2016
"i was very worried about my condition. Dr Gold showed concern and empathy"
12/29/2016
"Dr Gold is the best Oncologist. He shows compassion for his patients and really takes the time to listen to you. I followed Dr Gold to his new location because I put my complete trust in him."
12/27/2016
"He (Dr. Gold) was great!"
10/12/2016
"#8. Satisfied."
10/07/2016
"Dr. Gold's Honesty is extremely refreshing not offering unrealistic expectations listening to the patient and wording within my value system."
09/29/2016
"Perfect."
09/22/2016
"Dr. Gold is the best - Had to travel from Ronkonkoma to get to him - Worth the trip!!"