Dr. Brian Golden, MD

Dr. Brian Golden, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Brian Golden, MD is an urology specialist in Elk Grove, CA and has been practicing for 12 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Golden's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Urinary Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golden treats Urinary Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Golden treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Kidney Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golden treats Kidney Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Golden treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Renal Cell Cancer
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golden treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Golden treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Golden's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Atrophic Vaginitis
Balanoposthitis
Bedwetting
Bladder Atony
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Diverticulum
Bladder Exstrophy Repair
Bladder Infection
Bladder Stones
Bladder Surgery
Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Cancer
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
Cryosurgery
Cystoscopy
Cystotomy
Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Family Planning Services
Female Pelvic Disorders
Genitourinary Cancers
Gonorrhea Infections
Green Light Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hydronephrosis
Hypospadias
Incontinence
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Infertility Treatment
Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
Kidney and Ureter Removal
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Disease
Kidney Removal
Kidney Stone Removal
Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
Kidney Stones
Kidney Stones Treatment
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
Lithotripsy
Lower Urinary Tract Syndrome
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Male Hypogonadism
Male Infertility
Male Sexual Conditions
Microwave Treatment of Prostate
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Orchiectomy
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Penile Implants
Percutaneous Kidney Stone Removal
Peyronie's Disease
Premature Ejaculation
Prolapsed Bladder
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cyst
Prostate Diseases
Prostate Removal
Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
Prostatitis
Radical Prostate Removal
Rectocele
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Scrotal Mass
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sleep Disorders
Spermatocele
Testicular Cancer
Testicular Dysfunction
Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE)
Testosterone Deficiency
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Ultrasound, Transrectal
Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Ureteral Stones
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Ureteroneocystostomy
Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
Urethral Reconstruction
Urethral Stricture
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence Surgery
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
Uroflowmetry
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Prolapse
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Varicocele
Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
Vasectomy
Vesicoureteral Reflux

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2008
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2009
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2010

Dr. Golden's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Golden

3.9

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
(18)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
26.923076923076923%
(7)

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I’ve been seeing Dr Golden for 3 years now with urinary inconsistence and chronic bladder infections following a kidney transplant 8 years ago. He finally convinced me to address the inconsistence with sling surgery. I had a suburethral sling procedure done 4 weeks ago and it’s the best thing I...Read More
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I came to Dr. Golden facing cancer on my transplant kidney, with a risk of the kidney not surviving the surgery and sending me back to a dismal life on dialysis. Dr. Golden found the tumor enmeshed in the scar tissue of the transplanted kidney, spent 5 hours meticulously separating one from the...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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....Read More
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