Diplomate, ACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Dr. Golden received his DVM degree from the University of Florida in 1981. After graduation, he practiced for 3 years as an Associate Veterinarian in a general small animal practice in Tallahassee, FL. Subsequently, he participated in a residency training program in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee which was completed in 1987. After residency training, he joined the faculty at Mississippi State University as an Assistant Professor and, during that time, completed board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
From 1990-1996, Dr. Golden served as an assistant professor of small animal internal medicine at Auburn University. Additional academic appointments included Associate Professor of Medicine at Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine from 1997-2000, Clinical Associate Professor of Small Animal Medicine at Auburn University from 2001-2009, and Clinical Associate Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine form 2009-2010.
Dr. Golden has served as a committee member in numerous professional associations including chairman of the Small Animal Internal Medicine Residency Training Committee for the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and a member of the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. In addition, he is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Society, North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, and Veterinary Information Network. His current professional interests include gastroenterology, diagnostic and interventional endoscopy, and diagnostic ultrasonography.
Dr. Golden’s hobbies include woodworking, hiking, and flat water canoeing. His pets are a Collie named “Mason” and 3 cats “Milo”, “Bandit” and “Toot”.