Dr. FlashDr. gordon attended University of Miami (Florida) for undergraduate, medical school and a Straight Medical Internship. After serving in Germany as a Battalion Surgeon for a Pershing nuclear missile unit, he returned to do his residency at Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit), the site of one of the earliest Emergency Medicine  Residencies in the world. He was later certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 1980 and became a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Subsequently, he was Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program at San Francisco General Hospital (Mission Emergency);  served as clinical faculty at UCSF School of Medicine; was Medical Director and Chief of the Medical Staff at the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic. He has practiced continuously in Marin County since 1990 in Primary Care.book

Dr. gordon has served on the National Board of Directors of Doctors Ought to Care (DOC). They've been working on banning tobacco advertising for decades, and are a pioneer at using humor to fight the tobacco companies. He's also written regular medical columns in Motorcycle Consumer News, and was a CityBike magazine columnist back in the '80s. His new book is Blood, Sweat & 2nd Gear: More Medicine for Motorcyclists, and it's available from Whitehorse Press and from Amazon.