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About Dr. Joel S Golden
Dr. Joel S Golden, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stoughton, MA. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Pain Medicine, Pediatrics and Anesthesiology. Dr. Golden is affiliated with Kindred Hospital Northeast-Stoughton and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Plymouth. Dr. Golden has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. Joel S Golden has the following 3 specialties
- Pain Medicine
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
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I have been going to Dr. Golden for about 3 years. I see him 4 times a year for bilateral facets because of back pain caused by arthritis, spondililylotheses, spianl stenosis. He is kind and caring. His bedside manner is gentle and appropriate. Previously I went to another Dr. at this pain clinic site whose bedside manner was atrocious, and to another Dr. at a different site who could not give me any relief. Dr. Golden is the best!
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Dr. Golden is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
41 Years Experience
Boston University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1977
University Of Pennsylvania Health System
Dr. Joel S Golden accepts the following insurance providers.
- First Health PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim PPO
Tufts Health Plan
- Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
- Tufts PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsGuardian Anesthesia Inc, 907 Sumner St Ste 201, Stoughton, MA
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