About Brian Madden, MD
Originally from the East Coast, Brian D. Madden, MD, is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Palliative Care program at Providence Saint John’s Health Center. He provides palliative and supportive care for patients with serious illnesses as part of the Doctors of Saint John’s Health Center.
His clinical interests revolve around improving quality of life in complicated or progressive disease, whether the goal is continued treatment or symptom management. He is adept at helping patients align goals with medical care, cope with illness in themselves or their families, and develop a customized, comprehensive treatment plan. He listens.
Dr. Madden received his undergraduate degree in neuroscience Magna Cum Laude from Brown University and his medical degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed his Family Medicine residency at the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica and was in private practice for over a decade on the Westside before joining The Doctors of Saint John’s.
Along with his wife and two daughters, Dr. Madden enjoys traveling, especially to Mexico’s beaches and California’s deserts. He also enjoys computer programming and sports. He hopes someday to be launched into space (followed by a safe return to Earth).