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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Maloney’s clinical interests include general thoracic and oncologic surgery, including treatment of lung cancer. His practice includes minimally invasive surgery, including treatment of mediastinal disease, thoracoscopic lobectomy, lung volume reductions surgery (LVRS), minimally-invasive esophagectomy and endoscopic sympathectomy. Dr. Maloney is a nationally recognized leader in VATS lobectomy procedures, and offers training in VATS to surgeons from across the country at UW Health.



University Hospital
(608) 265-5658 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
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1 S. Park Clinic
(608) 287-2100 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
UW Carbone Cancer Center
(608) 265-1700 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Carbone Cancer Center
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UW Cancer Center at ProHealth Care
(262) 696-0909 | | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Thoracic Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Maloney's recent research investigates the role of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in lung disease and remote virtual assessment of pulmonary nodules to expedite lung cancer care.

PubMed Articles
Taylor LJ Xu K Maloney JD Voils CI Weber SM Funk LM Abbott DE Deficiencies in postoperative surveillance for veterans with gastrointestinal cancer. J Surg Oncol . 2019 Mar;119(3):273-277
[PubMed ID: 30554412]
Taylor LJ Julliard WA Maloney JD Predictive value of pulmonary function measures for short-term outcomes following lung resection: analysis of a single high-volume institution. J Thorac Dis . 2018 Feb;10(2):1072-1076
[PubMed ID: 29607183]
Abbott DE Macke RA Kurtz J Safdar N Greenberg CC Weber SM Voils CI Fisher DA Maloney JD Financial and Temporal Advantages of Virtual Consultation in Veterans Requiring Specialty Care. Mil Med . 2018 Jan 1;183(1-2):e71-e76
[PubMed ID: 29401334]
Taylor LJ Greenberg CC Lidor AO Leverson GE Maloney JD Macke RA Utilization of surgical treatment for local and locoregional esophageal cancer: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. Cancer . 2017 Feb 1;123(3):410-419
[PubMed ID: 27680893]
Thomas MJ Bartlett HL Bassetti MF Lubner SJ Kirvassilis G Anagnostopoulos PV Maloney JD Macke RA Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot and Right-Sided Aortic Arch. Ann Thorac Surg . 2017 Jan;103(1):e77-e79
[PubMed ID: 28007281]
Corey AB Sonetti D Maloney JD Montgomery SP Rademacher BL Taylor LJ Smith JA Striker R Transmission of Donor-Derived <i>Trypanosoma cruzi</i> and Subsequent Development of Chagas Disease in a Lung Transplant Recipient. Case Rep Infect Dis . 2017;2017:5381072
[PubMed ID: 28912986]
Taylor LJ Maloney JD Moving beyond disease-focused decision making: understanding competing risks to personalize lung cancer treatment for older adults. J Thorac Dis . 2017 Jan;9(1):8-12
[PubMed ID: 28203399]
Blasberg JD Seder CW Leverson G Shan Y Maloney JD Macke RA Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer: Current Practice Patterns and Predictors of Adoption. Ann Thorac Surg . 2016 Dec;102(6):1854-1862
[PubMed ID: 27592603]
Schmocker RK Vanness DJ Macke RA Akhter SA Maloney JD Blasberg JD Outpatient air leak management after lobectomy: a CMS cost analysis. J Surg Res . 2016 Jun 15;203(2):390-7
[PubMed ID: 27363648]
Julliard WA Meyer KC De Oliveira NC Osaki S Cornwell RC Sonetti DA Maloney JD The presence or severity of pulmonary hypertension does not affect outcomes for single-lung transplantation. Thorax . 2016 May;71(5):478-80
[PubMed ID: 26621135]
Chen JT Bonneau LA Weigel TL Maloney JD Castro F Shulzhenko N Bentz ML A Twelve-Year Consecutive Case Experience in Thoracic Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2016 Mar;4(3):e638
[PubMed ID: 27257568]
Taylor LJ Adesoye T Maloney JD Video-assisted thoracic surgery for cancer after thoracic aortic aneurysm repair. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann . 2016 Feb;24(2):201-3
[PubMed ID: 26430132]
Abi Jaoude W Tiu B Strieter N Maloney JD Thoracoscopic native lung pneumonectomy after single lung transplant: initial experience with 2 cases†. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg . 2016 Jan;49(1):352-4
[PubMed ID: 25732976]
Janowak CF Blasberg JD Taylor L Maloney JD Macke RA The Surgical Apgar Score in esophagectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2015 Oct;150(4):806-12
[PubMed ID: 26234458]
Julliard W Niles SD Maloney JD Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with atrial septal defects. Perfusion . 2015 Jul;30(5):400-2
[PubMed ID: 25249517]
Maloney JD Outcomes for LVRS: finding the correct lemonade recipe. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2015 Apr;149(4):1226-7
[PubMed ID: 25906735]
Decker MR Leverson GE Jaoude WA Maloney JD Lung volume reduction surgery since the National Emphysema Treatment Trial: study of Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2014 Dec;148(6):2651-8.e1
[PubMed ID: 24631312]
Meyer KC Francois ML Thomas HK Radford KL Hawes DS Mack TL Cornwell RD Maloney JD De Oliveira NC Colon cancer in lung transplant recipients with CF: increased risk and results of screening. J Cyst Fibros . 2011 Sep;10(5):366-9
[PubMed ID: 21664882]
Hennon MW Kothari A Maloney JD Weigel T Implementation of an Acuity Adaptable Patient Care Unit is associated with improved outcomes after major pulmonary resections. J Surg Res . 2011 Sep;170(1):e17-21
[PubMed ID: 21696762]
Bobadilla JL Jankowska-Gan E Xu Q Haynes LD Munoz del Rio A Meyer K Greenspan DS De Oliveira N Burlingham WJ Maloney JD Reflux-induced collagen type v sensitization: potential mediator of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. Chest . 2010 Aug;138(2):363-70
[PubMed ID: 20418369]