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William J. Maloney, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Elsbach-Richards Professor in Surgery

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Joint Replacement Center 450 Broadway St Pavilion A 1st Fl MC 6110 Redwood City, CA 94063
    Tel Work (650) 723-5643 Fax (650) 721-3404
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Tel (650) 721-7660
    Alternate Contact
    Nancy Bellagamba Executive Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-721-7659
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Primary Total Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Revision Total Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Evaluation of Failed Joint Replacement
  • Unicompartmental Knee Replacement

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Stanford University School of Medicine - Orthopaedic Surgery (2004 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Guest Speaker, Istanbul Orthopaedic Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey (2014)
  • Guest Speaker, 3rd CUHK International Symposium on Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Hong Kong (2013)
  • Guest Speaker, 8th International Congress of Chinese Orthopaedic Association, Beijing, China (2013)
  • Guest Speaker, The AOA 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin, Australia (2013)
  • Guest Speaker, The Great Debate, Raising Standards in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, London, UK (2013)
  • Presidential Guest Speaker, 2012 Annual Fall Congress of the Korean Orthopaedic Association. Seoul, Korea (2012)
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Professional Education

Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons NY (1983)
Residency: Stanford University Medical Center CA (1988)
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1991)
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical MA (1989)
Internship: Stanford University Medical Center CA (1984)
BA: Stanford University, Psychology (1979)



Postdoctoral Advisees

Taishi Sato

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Maloney is nationally and internationally recognized for his contributions to the improved understanding of the causes of failure of surgical joint replacement. For example, he established a critical link between polyethylene wear debris and bony erosion, with resulting significant changes in the materials and design strategies of joint replacement surgery. More recently, he has shown that wear debris particles are coated in vivo with human proteins, such as albumin; this observation has notably improved the validity of in vitro investigation in this area. His research in the area of joint replacement has twice won awards from the Hip Society. Dr. Maloney is a member of the Central Program Committee of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and he chairs multiple additional national committees, including the National Hip and Knee Registry Work Group of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Awards Committee of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, the Awards and Publications Committee of the Hip Society, and the ABC Exchange Fellowship Subcommittee of the American Orthopedic Association. He has been a Visiting Professor to numerous universities and institutions throughout the United States and Asia.


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