Our Staff - The Best Compounding Pharmacists in Los Angeles


Dana Madievsky

Pharmacist  Dana Madievsky, graduated in 1992 from Moldova State University of Medicine and Pharmacy N. Testeunisanu with a Masters degree in Pharmacy. She immigrated to the United States in 1993 and received her California Pharmacist license in 1996. Dana worked as a compounding pharmacist at Panorama Compounding Pharmacy from 1994 to 1996 before moving to Cincinnati, OH where she practiced for 3 years at Kroger, one of the largest grocery retailers in the US. In 1999 Dana returned to Southern California and opened her own pharmacy in Los Angeles which specializes in Pediatrics and Hormone Therapy. In 2009, Dana became a part of Expert Compounding Pharmacy.


Elaine Blieden

Pharmacist Elaine Blieden, graduated from the University of Witwaterstrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1974 with a degree in Pharmacy. She immigrated to the United States in 1979 and attended South Western Oklahoma State University in 1981. She received her California pharmacy license in 1984. Elaine joined Expert Compounding Pharmacy in 1985 and has spent the last 28 years preparing customized medications. Elaine serves as Expert Compounding Pharmacy’s hormone replacement specialist and is the local expert for the Los Angeles metro area within this field.
Elaine was also, named PCCA’s “Pharmacist of the Month”, in February 1998 in addition to be a featured speaker at numerous events.


Carla Blieden

Pharmacist  Dr. Carla Blieden graduated from the Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Public Health programs at the University of Southern California in 2009. Since then, Carla has worked as a clinical pharmacist/researcher at USC in an outpatient clinic dedicated to providing comprehensive medical care to women and children affected by HIV. Carla has also started Travelwise Vaccination Services in conjunction with Expert Compounding Pharmacy in 2011.
Carla’s work at Travelwise Vaccinations and the LAC+USC HIV clinic is evidence of her strong commitment to both the field of pharmacy and public health. She is an integral part of the Expert Compounding Pharmacy family.


Roger G. Salah

Pharmacist  Roger G. Salah graduated from the USC School of Pharmacy in 1964. Professionally, he has a very diverse background and has served as a Pharmacist, Pharmacist in Charge and also VP of operations for McCarthy Drugs from 1964-1974. Later on, he then became the owner of the McCarthy Drugs- Ocean Park store in Santa Monica in 1974. Mr. Salah owned and operated the Ocean Park pharmacy until 2004.
Roger has worked as a staff pharmacist at California Medical Pharmacy since 2004 and joined our team at Expert Compounding Pharmacy in September 2011.

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Pierre Narvades

Pierre Narvades is our newest pharmacist. He graduated from Florida State University in 1988 with a bachelors degree in economics. He went on to Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia and acquired his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1993. Pierre previously owned and operated several pharmacies in the Los Angeles area. Having recently merged with his compounding pharmacy, Expert Compounding Pharmacy welcomes his extensive knowledge and expertise.


Ruth Madievsky

Ruth Madievsky graduated at the top of her class from the Doctor of Pharmacy program at The University of Southern California in 2017. After graduation, she completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, where she gained strong training in the management of chronic diseases and clinical research. Ruth is very passionate about helping others through health care and through art. She is the author of a poetry collection, “Emergency Brake” (Tavern Books, 2016), which was published after winning a nationally recognized book prize. Currently, Ruth also works as a Clinical Pharmacist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.