James W. Golden, MD

Diplomate, American Board of Addiction Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 
       with subspecialty in Medical Oncology



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Specializing in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Dr. Golden is board-certified in addiction medicine, medical oncology, and internal medicine. He maintained a private practice for over 30 years in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Golden worked as the Physician Director of Inpatient Medical Services at Betty Ford Center for five years. He then worked at Milestones Ranch Malibu, dual-diagnosis treatment center.  Thereafter, Dr. Golden served as Medical Director at The Champion Center, a chemical dependency treatment center in Lompoc, California.  He now returns to a private practice primarily treating patients who struggle with a substance use disorder. Dr. Golden is also a playwright and some of his plays have been produced in Los Angeles area community theaters.

225 East Las Tunas Drive

San Gabriel, CA 91776

Phone: (626) 287-8642

E-mail: admin@drjimgolden.com

  • Alcohol and drug addiction diagnosis and treatment
  • Buprenorphine/Suboxone management 
  • Medically-managed detoxification for all substances
  • Pain Management
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluations 
  • Ongoing Recovery Support
  • Mandated Licensed Professionals
  • Expert Witness and Guest Lecturer