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James Maloney, MD

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Pediatric Transplant Surgery
James D. Maloney, MD


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.

Languages spoken
  • English

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Medical School
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

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

  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Advanced Lung Disease
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic indwelling pleural catheters (PleurX)
  • Endoscopic Photodynamic Therapy
  • Fluoresence Endoscopic Surveillance
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lung Reduction Therapy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Talc Pleurodesis
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thymectomy
  • VATS Lobectomy
  • VATS Thymectomy