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Michael A. Golden, MD

Michael A. Golden, MD Surgeon

Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Program Director, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy Fellowship Training Program
Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Golden is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Michael A. Golden

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2008 through 2016

Recognized in America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Clinical Specialties


  • Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1989
  • Vascular Surgery, 1992

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Aorta Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection Repair
  • Aortic Stent Graft
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Axillary Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Carotid Artery Dissection
  • Carotid Artery Occlusion
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Dialysis Access
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Femoral Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Foot Ulcers
  • Iliac Artery Aneurysm
  • Iliac Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Leg Bypass
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Lower Extremities Circulatory Problems
  • Lower Extremity Ischemia
  • Lower Extremity Occlusion
  • Mesenteric Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Bypass Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Phlebectomy
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Renal Aneurysm
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Stent Graft Aneurysm Repair
  • Subclavian Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wound Care

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital


American Association for Vascular Surgery (formerly ISCVS – North American Chapter), National American College of Surgeons, National American Heart Association, National American Medical Association, National American Society for Investigative Pathology, National Association for Academic Surgery, National Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery, National Delaware Valley Vascular Society, Local Eastern Vascular Society, Local Henry N. Harkins Surgical Society, Local International Society for Applied Cardiovascular Biology, International International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, International International Society for Endovascular Specialists, International International Society for Surgery/Societe Internationale de Chirurgie, International Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Ravdin/Rhoads Surgical Society, Local Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, National Society for Vascular Surgery, National Society of Brigham Surgical Alumni, Local The John Morgan Society, Local The Society of University Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Golden is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Fairman RM, Velazquez O, Carpenter JP, Baum RA, Golden MA, Mitchell M, Pyeron A, Criado F, Barker CF: The complicated aortic neck is not a contraindication to successful endovascular repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery : 2003.

Fairman RM, Hunt JL, Mohler ER, Mitchell ME, Carpenter JP, Scoll B, Wolfe E, Neschis DG, Velazquez OC, Cusak A, Golden MA: Bone formation and neovascularization in carotid plaques: A clinicopathologic correlation. Journal of Vascular Surgery : 2003.

Golden MA: Detection of arterial bypass graft threatening lesion. [Invited Commentary] Journal of Vascular Surgery : 2003.

Golden MA, Hanna AK: Modification of vein graft adaptation using adenoviral vectors. New Advances in Vascular Biology and Molecular and Cardiovascular Medicine : 2003.

Larson RA, Golden MA: The biology of restenosis and intimal hyperplasia. Vascular Surgery: Principles and Practice, Third Edition : 325-40,2003.

Baum RA, Carpenter JP, Golden MA, Velazquez OC, Clark, TW, Stavropoulous SW, Cope C, Fairman RM: Treatment of type 2 endoleaks after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: Comparison of transarterial and translumbar techniques. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35 (1): 23-29,2002.

Carpenter JP, Baum RA, Barker CF, Golden MA, Velazquez OC, Mitchell ME, Fairman RM: Durability of benefits of endovascular versus conventional abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35 (2): 222-228,2002.

Murciano JC, Harshaw D, Neschis DG, Koniaris L, Bdeir K, Medinilla S, Fisher AB, Golden MA, Cines DB, Nakada MT, Muzykantov VR: Platelets inhibit the lysis of pulmonary microemboli. American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cell Molecular Physiology 282 (3): L529-539,2002.

Fairman RM, Carpenter JP, Baum RA, Larson RA, Golden MA, Barker CF, Mitchell ME, Velazquez OC: Potential impact of therapeutic warfarin treatment on type II endoleaks and sac shrinkage rates on midterm follow-up examination. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35 (4): 679-85,2002.

Meneveau NF, Klugherz BD, Chaqour B, Anand V, Tomaszewski JE, Joullie MM, Macarak E, Golden MA, Weisz PB, Wilensky RL: Beta cyclodextrin tetradecasulfate, a novel cyclic oligo-saccharide, inhibits thrombus and neointimal formation after coronary vascular injury. Coronary Artery Disease 13 (3): 189-97,2002.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Surgery, Silverstein Four,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7831
Fax: (215) 662-7476
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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