Dr. Brian Golden, MD

Dr. Brian Golden, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Brian Golden, MD is an urology specialist in Elk Grove, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in urology.

8170 Laguna Blvd Ste 303

Elk Grove, CA 95758

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Golden performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Golden's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golden "Dr. Golden consistently goes the extra mile to ensure his patients receive the care they need. He prescribes non-invasive treatments such as medications before progressing to surgery. If surgery is needed, he emphasizes minimally invasive approaches, which minimize pain and recovery time. He is also a very kind person with a pleasant bedside manner."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

63  Conditions Treated

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51  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Colorado Hospital Authority
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Colorado Hospital Authority
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2008
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2009
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2010
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golden to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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  • 1

Dr. Golden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I'm not found of Doctors, however Dr Golden is the exception. He is right to the point, explains your condition, your options, and what will give the best results with the Medical Science and procedures that exist today. He takes great pride in his profession, is very confident in what he does, is...more
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Dr. Golden has been my urologist for approximately 5 years now. He has always been very attentive and has gotten to my problems with compassion and concern. Recently Dr. Golden performed a completely new procedure called UroLift (www.UruLift.com). This procedure has completely freed my unitary...more
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Dr. Brian Golden is one of the very best Doctors I have ever seen. He has changed my life for the better in many ways. I was recently diagnosed with bladder cancer. My internal medicine doctor referred me to Dr. Golden. First I was given my first appointment date for 10 days out. I told Dr....more
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I called to find out the cost of a vasectomy, and was quoted a rate of $1397.20 by Pam. When we got the bill two months later, it was $1996, $600 more than what I was told on the phone. We tried to argue the rate, but were told over and over again that we should never have been given a quote on the...more
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Dr. Golden was really friendly and relates to what I was experiencing immediately! In addition to drinking water, he told me the key to prevent kidney stones was to avoid "oxalate" containing products & he gave me a list of foods with "high/moderate/low" oxalate content. I came in thinking that...more
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