Michael D. Maloney, M.D.

Michael D. Maloney, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 242-1430
Fax: (585) 442-8042

Lab Information

The Center for Musculoskeletal Research houses nearly 70 MD and PhD researchers and graduate and post-doctoral students. This team has been the top orthopaedics lab in the United States since 2006.

Visit Lab Website »

View Research Network »

Research Bio

Dr. Maloney's research interests overlie his clinical practice treating orthopaedic injuries sustained by juvenile to senior and casual to master athletes.

Ongoing research includes:

1) treatment of muscle, tendon, ligament, and cartilage injuries through novel stem cell and tissue engineering techniques

2) evaluation of the cellular link between meniscal injuries and progressive arthritis

3) rotator cuff healing models relative to treatment modalities

Awards & Honors (National)

Center of Research Translation Grant: Meniscal Tears and the Progression of Osteoarthriitis | National Institutes of Health 2007 - 2012

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Doctors in America for Sports Medicine 2009
Rochester Business Journal Healthcare Achievement Award 2008
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation Alumni Research Award 2007
Prevention of ACL Tears in Teenaged Female Athletes | Greater Rochester Health Foundation | Monroe County, NY High Schools 2007 - 2009
Robert Duthie C. MacCollister Evarts Award | given to faculty by graduating chief residents | Dept of Orthopaedics, URMC 2007
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine – European Socienty for Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy | Traveling Fellow 2006
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation Alumni Research Award 2003
Harris Award | Department of Orthopaedics 1997

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 21 available »

2014 Jun
Papuga MO, Beck CA, Kates SL, Schwarz EM, Maloney MD. "Validation of GAITRite and PROMIS as high-throughput physical function outcome measures following ACL reconstruction." Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society.. 2014 Jun; 32(6):793-801. Epub 2014 Feb 14.
Chen, C., Behrend, C., Shields, E; English, C; Maloney, M.D., Voloshin, I. "Effects of Varying Locations for Biceps Tendon Tenotomy and Superior Labral Integrity on Shoulder Stability in a Cadaveric Concavity-Compression Model". Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery No. ARTH-13-776R2. 2014; .
Maloney, M; Olsen, J; Shields, E. Williams,R, Miller, R; Voloshin,I. "A Comparison of Cortical Button with Ineterference Screw versus Suture Anchor Techniques for Distal Biceps Brachii Tendon Repairs". Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery JES-D-14-00282R2. 2014; .
Maloney,M; Shields,E; Voloshin,I; Mirabelli,M; Amsdell,S; Thorsness,R; Goldblatt,J;. "Functional and Ultrasonography Imaging Outcomes o Arthroscopic Simultaneous Rotator Cuff and Bankart Repair after Shoulder Dislocation". American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014; .
2013 Jun
Lafrance R, Madsen W, Yaseen Z, Giordano B, Maloney M, Voloshin I. "Relevant anatomic landmarks and measurements for biceps tenodesis." The American journal of sports medicine. 2013 Jun; 41(6):1395-9. Epub 2013 Apr 05.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary


Sports Medicine - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


MD | Georgetown University School of Medicine1992
BS | Arts and Sciences | Georgetown University1988

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic08/01/1997 - 07/31/1998
Residency in General surgery/orthopaedics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1993 - 06/30/1997
Internship in General surgery/orthopaedics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1992 - 6/30/1993