Dr. Michael Gordon is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and director of the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) Clinic at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.

Gordon joined SUNY Upstate in 1978. He is the inventor of the Gordon Diagnostic System that is used worldwide to test for ADHD. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, the Society for Behavioral Pediatrics, and the Central New York Association for Learning Disabilities.

In 2003, Gordon was inducted into the Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) Hall of Fame. The CHADD Hall of Fame includes only those individuals who have been recognized as leaders throughout the world for their contributions on behalf of people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).