James D. Maloney
MD

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

About

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
University affiliation
  • Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Practice locations

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  • University Hospital - Lung Transplant Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 265-5658
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  • University Hospital - Thoracic Surgery
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7502
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  • UW Carbone Cancer Center - Esophageal Cancer Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 265-1700
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  • UW Carbone Cancer Center - Lung Cancer Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 265-1700
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  • UW Cancer Center at ProHealth Care - Thoracic Surgery
    • N16 W24131 Riverwood Drive / Waukesha, WI
    • (262) 696-0909
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  • University Hospital - Esophageal Surgery Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7502
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Education & credentials

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

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

Residencies
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internships
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Specialties

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

Research and publications

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.