Our staff

We love what we do. Our compounding pharmacists, Elaine Blieden and Dana Madievsky, and the whole Expert Compounding family are dedicated to our practice and proud to serve our customers’ compounding needs. Your health and wellbeing are our top priority.

Dana Madievsky
Pharmacist, Owner

Pharmacist Dana Madievsky graduated in 1992 from Moldova State University of Medicine and Pharmacy N. Testemitanu 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 that specialized 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 34 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 being a featured speaker at numerous events.

Dr. Carla Blieden
Pharmacist, Vaccination Specialist

Pharmacist Dr. Carla Blieden is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Southern California, where she also completed her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Public Health degrees, Carla started Travelwise Vaccination Services in conjunction with Expert Compounding Pharmacy in 2011. She also works as a clinical pharmacist/researcher at USC in an outpatient HIV clinic. 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.