Richard Gold, MD

Richard Gold, MD

Internal Medicine


215 East Main St, Smithtown, NY, 11787



new-patients Accepting new patients
videovisits Video visits available

“We’ve been wrong about what our job is in medicine. We think our job is to ensure health and survival. But really it is larger than that. It is to enable well-being.” - Atul Gawande, MD

Dr. Richard Gold has been a practicing primary care physician for over 30 years. The unique way in which primary care doctors develop close long-term relationships and provide crucial continuity of care to their patients drew Dr. Gold to internal medicine . Dr. Gold is constantly challenged by medicine and all of its complexities and enjoys treating a variety of health issues. Dr Gold is dedicated to always taking the time necessary to make sure he understands his patient’s individual needs and concerns.


In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Gold serves as school physician for both Stony Brook and Kings Park Schools. He also fulfills the role of Medical Director at St. James Rehab and Healthcare Center.


Dr. Gold has been married to his wife for 35 years and has three children. In his free time, he enjoys biking, running, skiing, and reading. Dr. Gold also loves to take family vacations to Ogunquit, Maine and is currently preparing for his 4th bike tour of Italy.

Training & Credentials


Medical School: New York Medical College (New York)
Internship: Stony Brook University Hospital (New York)
Residency: Stony Brook University Hospital (New York)

Advanced Degree

Medical Doctor

Board Certification & Accreditations

Board Certified, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical Interests

Preventive Medicine/Healthy Aging
Heart Disease
Annual Physicals & Wellness Visits
Cholesterol & Lipid Management
Nutrition & Wellness
Weight Management

Insurances Accepted
We accept Medicare and most forms of insurance, please call (516) 233-2484 or the physician's office for more information.
Patient Testimonials
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I’ve been seeing him for 20 years. He is very thorough and got me through my type 2 diabetes. Now I am off all diabetics meds.
Allan. Verified Patient
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He has been my PCP for 20 years. He is friendly, thorough, and very qualified. His staff and NP are also excellent.
Anonymous. Verified Patient
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Been a patient for years, Dr. Gold is very knowledgeable and friendly and takes the time with his patients even on the days that the office is crowded. Office staff is very nice and polite, you may have to wait but it is worth it to have a Doctor that cares.
G.G.. Verified Patient
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I cannot say enough about Dr. Gold and the other doctor's in this practice. The office staff are always happy, smiling, caring and accommodating. Dr. Gold, Dr. Gupta, and Dr. Lerner are so knowledgeable and caring. I truly am so happy with the doctors at the practice, especially recently. Not only are the doctors at this practice above and beyond the epitome of expertise, but also, and importantly, extremely personable.
Elana. Verified Patient
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Doctor Gold is an amazingly thorough Doctor, who does it All . He checks you from head to toe and listens patiently to all your ailments; doing bloodwork and all right their in his office. No other GPS or specialists have ever been so thorough in all my 58 years of going to doctors. Great Doctor!!
Colette. Verified Patient

Providers & Patient Care Team at Same Care Center

Jennifer Alfano, NP

Jennifer Alfano, NP