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Joe Gold

Major at Williams: Psychology and Music


Work statement: I am an ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in cornea and external eye diseases. I was in practice first on the full-time academic faculty at Georgetown from 1984-6 and then in a group practice in Hewlett, NY from 1986-2001. I moved to the Berkshires in 2001 and was in private practice from 2001-2016 before joining Berkshire Eye Center from 2106-2018.


I retired in 2018 and since then have been pursuing an online degree in Composing for Film and TV at Berklee. I am the co-founder of a new concert series, Jazz and Classics for Change serving Berkshire and Columbia Counties. I perform in and around the Berkshires as the keyboardist for the Release the Penguins Jazz Quartet. 


Personal: My wife Claudia is a pediatrician and an Infant/Parent Mental Health specialist. My oldest daughter Suzanne teaches high school art in Baltimore and is a printmaker and writer. My middle daughter Hannah is a third year MD PhD student at Emory in Atlanta, and my son Eli recently graduated from Indiana University with a BS in Arts Management and a career ambition of musical performance stage management having worked at Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood over the last two summers. 


I've attached clips of two videos from a Fairview Hospital Gala honoring long time ER Dr. Ray Sabatelli in 2015 and myself in 2017.

Home address: 3 Townhouse Hill Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230

Cell: 413-695-5707


Fairview Hospital Gala honoring long time ER Dr. Ray Sabatelli, featuring Williams alums Gary Miller (vibes, bass) ‘70 and Brian Burke (drums) ‘71.

Fairview Hospital Gala honoring Dr. Joe Gold

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