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Residency Program

GME Faculty

Eric Fong

Thomas Golden, MD

Dr. Golden is currently the Co-Program Director for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Community Memorial Hospital. He studied engineering at the U.S. Naval Academy and Molecular Biology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Golden earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and did an internship in Family Practice at UCLA Harbor General Hospital in California. He attended a two year Family Practice Residency at the Ventura County Medical Center and subsequently completed 4 years of specialty training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program. He is certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also an active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
He possesses expertise in a wide range of Orthopaedic procedures specializing in shoulder, knee and hip surgery. These include joint replacements and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgeries.

Dr. Golden has served the medical community and his patients for more than 30 years. He has held several leadership positions at Community Memorial Hospital, including Chief of Surgery and Director of the Same Day Surgery Unit. In 2013, the Medical Staff elected Dr. Golden as Chief of Staff for a two year term.

Finally, Dr. Golden is an active participant in our Ventura community, contributing to several charities benefiting medical research and public education. In his free time, he is an avid runner and enjoys boating, fishing, backpacking and spending time with his wife, 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren.  

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