Dr. David B.K. Golden, MD

Dr. David B.K. Golden, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (410) 931-0405

Contact this Provider:

  • Allergy and Immunology
About the Provider

David Golden, MD, graduated from McGill University School of Medicine where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine. He then pursued a fellowship training program in Allergy-Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Golden has directed a program of research studies on anaphylaxis, insect allergy, and venom immunotherapy and is currently associate professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. He has published dozens of original research manuscripts as well as numerous review articles and book chapters. Dr. Golden has made a major commitment to education in his activities with the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, in published reviews and lectures. Dr. Golden is the chief of the Allergy Division of Internal Medicine at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, where he has implemented an allergy-immunology curriculum for medical residents.

David Golden, MD, was named a 2019 "Top Doc" by Baltimore magazine for Allergy/Immunology.

Philosophy of Care
The office of Drs. Golden and Matz has one goal in mind - to help you prevent symptoms, maintain normal activities, and avoid complications. From newborns to elderly, you can trust in over 25 years of academic-quality expertise. We are thoughtfully committed to working closely with you to develop a specialized treatment program as unique as yourself. We believe that listening is the most important thing we can do when evaluating your situation. We are always familiarizing ourselves with the latest advances in treatment and research, including clinical trials, which will bring new treatments to you in the future. Our aim is to provide you the best care and service by applying state of the art knowledge to completely focus on your needs.

  • Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1980)
  • Residency Program: Jewish General Hospital (1978)
  • Medical School: McGill University (1976)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Allergy and Immunology, Allergy and Immunology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

David Golden, MD, is a world expert on    anaphylaxis, insect allergy, and venom immunotherapy  and has participated in numerous research studies. He has published dozens of original research manuscripts as well as numerous review articles and book chapters, including:

Book Chapters and Monographs

Insect allergy, Middleton's Allergy Essentials, 2015.

Anaphylaxis to Insect Stings, Anaphylaxis, 2015.

Epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of Hymenoptera venom allergy in mastocytosis patients, Mastocytosis, 2014.

Wasp and Vespid Allergy, Encyclopedia of Medical Immunology: Allergic Diseases, 2014.

Insect allergy, Middleton's Allergy: Principles and Practice, 2014.

Original Articles

Sting embedment and avulsion in yellowjackets: A functional equivalent to autotomy. American Entomologist, 2012.

Venom immunotherapy reduces large local reactions to insect stings, Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology, 2009.

Dialyzed venom skin tests for identifying yellow jacket-allergic patients not detected using standard venom, Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 2009.

Expression of activation markers on basophils in a controlled model of anaphylaxis, Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology, 2007.

Clinical and entomological factors influence the outcome of sting challenge studies, Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology, 2006.

Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc, 2014-2019