Dr. Max Gomez is a native of Havana, Cuba, and was the medical correspondent/senior health editor for the NBC flagship television station WNBC in New York City. He delivered segments on health, science and medicine on the 5 pm news. Before that he was the health and science editor for KYW-TV in Philadelphia from 1984 until 1991. In July 2007, "Dr. Max", as he is known, signed as a freelance medical reporter for WCBS-TV in New York.
He graduated cum laude from Princeton University and earned a Ph.D. from the Wake Forest School of Medicine. He was a NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at New York's Rockefeller University. Dr. Gomez resides in New York City.