Robert Maloney, MD, MA (Oxon), is partner of the Maloney Shamie Vision Institute in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Maloney was the first eye surgeon in western North America to perform LASIK surgery, as part of the original FDA clinical trials. Dr. Maloney has trained more than 1,000 surgeons in the use of the excimer laser and has personally performed more than 68,000 vision correction surgeries. He was voted by his peers one of America’s top ten vision correction specialists in a nationwide survey conducted by Ophthalmology Times.
Dr. Maloney is a former Rhodes scholar and summa cum laude graduate of Harvard University. He is the recipient of the Lans Distinguished Award of the International Society of Refractive Surgery and the Visionary Award of the American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery. Each award is given annually to one surgeon in the world for innovative contributions to the field of vision correction surgery.
Dr. Maloney holds eight patents. He is the author of four books and more than 250 articles, abstracts, and reports in professional journals. He has delivered more than 400 lectures on five continents to professional audiences. He has been a principal investigator for twenty FDA clinical trials.
Dr. Maloney has appeared frequently on television as the LASIK surgeon for the ABC hit series Extreme Makeover. He has appeared on the Discovery Channel, the Learning Channel, NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, and CNN. He has also been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers.
He is married to Nicole Miller Maloney, a photographic artist. They have three children.
Dr. Maloney may be reached by calling the Maloney Shamie Vision Institute at (310) 208-3937, or he may be reached at the website: www.MaloneyShamieVision.com.
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