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Joseph B. Golden, M.D., FACS


Professional Statement

Dr. Golden is a board-certified and fellowship-trained Head and Neck Surgeon. He practices the full spectrum of Head and Neck Oncology, including Endocrine Surgery, Microvascular Reconstruction, and Robotic Surgery among others. After serving on active duty in the United States Army, he joined the Swedish Head and Neck Surgery practice in 2017. Dr. Golden focuses on treating the patient, not the disease. This means listening to the patient's concerns, discussing diagnoses and treatment options in understandable terms, and making decisions with the patient, not for the patient. Dr. Golden is dedicated to offering state-of-the-art, cutting edge cancer care. In his free time, Dr. Golden enjoys running, surfing, hiking, and cooking.

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Accepts 43 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Beacon Health Options PPO (Behavioral Health)
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • CHPW Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • HealthSmart (Interplan) PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • Triwest VAPC3/Choice Card
  • United Behavioral Health Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health PPO
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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University of Alabama School of Medicine
medical school, 2007
University of Alabama - Birmingham
residency, Otolaryngology, 2012
University of Alabama School of Medicine
fellowship, Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery, 2013

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology

Clinical Interests

  • Acinic Cell Cancer
  • Adenoidcystic Carcinoma
  • Branchial Cleft Cyst
  • Cervical Spinal Mass
  • Distortion Of The Face
  • Ear Cancer
  • Ear Melanoma
  • Face Cancer
  • Face Melanoma
  • Free Flap Neck
  • Growth On Head
  • Growth On Neck
  • Head And Neck Cancer Care
  • Head And Neck Melanoma
  • Head And Neck Sarcoma
  • Head Lump
  • Head Mass
  • Hoarseness
  • Jaw Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Lip
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Tonsils
  • Mandibular Resection Prosthesis
  • Melanoma On Ear
  • Melanoma On Face
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Biopsy
  • Neck Cancer
  • Neck Cyst
  • Neck Lymph Nodes
  • Neck Mass Excision
  • Neoplasm Of Salivary Gland
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw
  • Paranasal Sinus And Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Salivary Duct
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Mass
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin Of Lip
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Temporal Bone Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Mass
  • Thyroglossal Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue Mass
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Tracheal Dilatation
  • Tracheal Mass
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Transoral Laser Microsurgery
  • Transoral Robotic Surgery (Tors)
  • Tumor Of Nose
  • Tumor Of Parotid Gland
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  • English

Practice Locations

Joseph B. Golden practices at two locations

Swedish Head and Neck Surgery - Edmonds
21605 76th Avenue West
Suite 200

Edmonds, WA 98026
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish First Hill
Medical Groups
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