G. Michael Gould, DO

G. Michael Gould, DO Biography

Dr. G. Michael Gould graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, West Virginia. While completing his residency at Anderson Area Medical Center in South Carolina he received the Program Directors Award, he then came to Morganton to join Burke Primary Care. Dr. Gould has a special interest in Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal Medicine, and he also has additional training in Osteopathic Manipulation. He has practiced at Burke Primary Care for 10 years.

Before locating to Morganton, Dr. Gould taught middle and high school math and sciences while he coached wrestling in Greenville, SC. He is married to Elizabeth, and they have 3 children, and a dog. He enjoys cycling, mountain biking, hiking, boating, guitar, scuba, and spending time with his family.

Dr. G. Michael Gould, DO of Burke Primary Care has successfully recertified with the American Board of Family Medicine in 2016.

 

 

What is a D.O.?

D.O.'s are Osteopathic Physicians who are fully educated and licensed to practice all aspects of medicine. Osteopathic Physicians are certified to specialize in family medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, surgery, internal medicine, and all of the other medical specialties and sub-specialties.

D.O.'s treat patients and prescribe medicine in offices and hospitals across the country and in the U.S. armed services. D.O.'s provide health care services such as disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment strategies for the entire family through all life stages - from infancy to adolescence, from teen years to mature adult and end of life health care.

D.O.'s hold the following principles as central to their practice of medicine:

  • You are a person who is a unification of body, mind and spirit.
  • Your body, when properly treated and maintained, is capable of self-regulation, self-maintenance, and self-healing.
  • If all of the parts of your body are functioning optimally, you will maintain the highest possible level of health.

D.O.'s treat you, the whole person, not just a disease or symptoms.

 

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