Peter G Gordon, MD
Posted November 2011
Peter Gordon has been a leader in multiple aspects of clinical care and treatment for patients with HIV throughout his career. He is currently the Medical Director of the Comprehensive HIV Program and Ambulatory Care Network at New York Presbyterian Hospital in NYC, leading a program that provides an integrated team approach to care for a very large population of patients with often specialized needs. Prior to this role, Dr. Gordon served as Medical Director of the Selecthealth Special Needs Plan (SNP) in which his commitment to innovation was shown in developing ways for patients to directly access their medical information. Dr. Gordon received his medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook and completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian. At Columbia, he has been involved with research efforts and directed the internal medicine residency training program for several years.
For the past 4 years, Dr. Gordon has chaired the NYS Quality of Care Advisory Committee, leading his colleagues in the commitment to ensuring that quality remains part of HIV care considerations for patients throughout the State. He has guided this committee to expand its purview to include areas such as health literacy and coordination of care and has been an articulate champion of the importance of consumer involvement in treatment decisions.
Dr. Gordon has also been an active participant in the NYS Medical Care Criteria Guidelines Committee, bringing expertise and insight to ensure that guidelines meet the needs of even the most challenging patients. As a leader, teacher, and continuous advocate for treatment excellence, Peter Gordon is honored with the 2011 Linda Laubenstein award.