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Michael D. Maloney, M.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 242-1430

Fax: (585) 442-8042

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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.

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Faculty Appointments

Field of Clinical Practice

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation


Dr. Maloney's medical practice is broad, including reconstructive surgery of the knee, shoulder, and elbow, and arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, and elbow for patients of all ages in the Rochester, NY region and beyond. He is the Team Physician for the Rochester Red Wings and area college sports teams.

Dr. Maloney earned his medical degree from Georgetown University. He completed his surgical residency at URMC Orthopaedics and the Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. Maloney has authored numerous medical journal articles on topics such as the biomechanics of the injured and uninjured knee and experimental gene therapy for cartilage repair. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Director of URMC Orthopaedics' University Sports Medicine, and a Professor of Orthopaedics at URMC.


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



  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


BS | Georgetown University
Arts and Sciences

MD | Georgetown University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/1997 - 07/31/1998
Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1997
Residency in General surgery/orthopaedics at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1992 - 6/30/1993
Internship in General surgery/orthopaedics at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Robert Duthie-C.MacCollister Evarts Award for Outstanding Excellence in Teaching and Education
Sponsor: URMC Orthopaedic Graduating Chief Residents
Location: URMC Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery

Best Doctors in America for Sports Medicine

Goldstein Award-ACL Reconstruction in Rabbit with PTH
Sponsor: URMC Faculty Grant for Research

Rochester Business Journal Healthcare Achievement Award
Location: Rochester, New York

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation Alumni Research Award

Robert Duthie C. MacCollister Evarts Award for Outstanding Excellence in Teaching and Education
Sponsor: URMC Orthopaedic Graduating Chief Residents
Location: URMC Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery

Traveling Fellow American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine/European Society for Sports Traumatology Knee Arthroscopy
Sponsor: AOSSM/ESSKA Traveling Fellowship Award

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation Alumni Research Award

Carl Harris MD Award for Orthopaedic Chief Resident Committment to Patient Care
Sponsor: URMC Department of Orthopaedics

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Journal Articles

Shields, E; Behrend,C; Beiswenger,T; Strong,B; English,C; Maloney,M; Voloshin,I. "Scapular Dyskinesis Following Displaced Fractures of the Middle Clavicle". Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2015; .

Koehler, Ryan, Goldblatt, John, Maloney, Michael, Voloshin, Ilya, Nicandri, Gregg. "Assessing Diagnostic Arthroscopy Performance in the Operating Room using the Arthroscopic Surgery Skill Evaluation Tool (ASSET)". Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 2015; .

Shields E, Mirabelli M, Amsdell S, Thorsness R, Goldblatt J, Maloney M, Voloshin I. "Functional and imaging outcomes of arthroscopic simultaneous rotator cuff repair and bankart repair after shoulder dislocations." The American journal of sports medicine.. 2014 Nov 0; 42(11):2614-20. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Books & Chapters

Book Title: Chapters Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care
Author List: Maloney, Michael
Published By: 4 Chapters in Knee Section 2001




Michael D. Maloney, MD