Arnold P. Gold, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics
Division of Child Neurology
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Dr. Gold is Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University with commitment to clinical child neurology and teaching. He has interest and significant expertise in child development, autism, cerebral vascular conditions, and neurocutaneous disorders.
Dr. Gold is Chairman and founder of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation whose Mission is to “promote humanism in medicine” with established programs at 93% of American Medical Schools and Schools of Osteopathy.
Following his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas he received a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida, and a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland with honors. Dr. Gold completed his pediatric residency and chief residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and pediatric neurology fellowship at the Neurological Institute Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Gold served his country in the Navy in World War II.
Dr. Gold is author of more than 80 published articles and several books in the field of pediatric neurology. He served on many Columbia University and Hospital Committees including being the representative of the medical school in the University Senate.
Dr. Gold is the recipient of many special awards and visiting professorships. He received the National Brennerman Award in Pediatrics, The Practitioner of the Year Award from Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and from College of Physicians and Surgeons two Distinguished Services Awards. Dr. Gold received an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humane Letters from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Sacred Heart University. He received the initial Humanitarian Award from Sinai Special Needs Institute, the Humanitarian Excellence Award from Multiple Sclerosis, and the Lifetime Community Service Award from the Autism Society Society of America. Multiple Awards have been received from Civic, Educational, and Medical Societies. In 2003 the Dr. Arnold P. Gold Child Neurology Center at the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York was dedicated. In 2005 Dr. Gold received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Child Neurology Society, and in 2006 the American Medical Association Foundation's President's Award.