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Dr. James Driscoll Maloney II, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI
 

Dr. James Maloney's specialties are thoracic surgery and transplant surgery. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Clinical interests for Dr. Maloney include lung transplant, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Maloney's distinctions include: Madison Magazine Top Docs and Physician Excellence Award Madison Magazine Top Docs Madison Magazine Top Docs. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health, ProHealth Care, and Madison VA Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Lobectomy, Bronchoscopy, Lung Transplant, Thymectomy, Muscle-Sparing Mini-Thoracotomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 46
  • Charge (avg.): $1,506
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $202
Dr. Ryan Andrew Macke, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery
600 Highland Avenue; H4/3 3236
Madison, WI
 

Dr. Ryan Macke is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery and transplant surgery. Dr. Macke is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. For his professional training, Dr. Macke completed residency programs at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS). He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Macke has received include Madison Magazine Top Docs and UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health and the University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic lymphadenectomy

All Interests: Lobectomy, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Bronchoscopy, Thymectomy, Muscle-Sparing Mini-Thoracotomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aaron Michael Wieland, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
600 Highland Avenue; K4/7 7375
Madison, WI
 

Dr. Aaron Wieland specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Wieland's clinical interests: modified radical neck dissection, skull base surgery, and facial nerve graft. He is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health, Madison VA Hospital, and the University Hospital. He attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Patient ratings for Dr. Wieland average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , modified radical neck dissection

All Interests: Tinnitus, Vocal Cord Injection, Ossiculoplasty, Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Cancer, Skull Base ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy M McCulloch, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI
 

Dr. Timothy McCulloch is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. McCulloch include facial problems, skull base surgery, and skull base tumors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health and the University Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington, Dr. McCulloch attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. McCulloch has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors in America.

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Relevant Interests: , modified radical neck dissection

All Interests: Tinnitus, Septoplasty, Nose Surgery, Vocal Cord Injection, Ossiculoplasty, Voice Disorders, Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul A Staskowski, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
1 S Park Street
Madison, WI
 

Dr. Paul Staskowski's specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Staskowski include endoscopic sinus surgery, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and facial nerve graft. He is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health. After attending Mayo Medical School, he completed his residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , modified radical neck dissection

All Interests: Fine Needle Aspiration, Tinnitus, Septoplasty, Nose Surgery, Vocal Cord Injection, Ossiculoplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. David C Upton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
1 S Park Street
Madison, WI
 

Dr. David Upton is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Madison, WI. These areas are among his clinical interests: modified radical neck dissection, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and sleep apnea. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Upton is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His medical residency was performed at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Upton is professionally affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health.

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Relevant Interests: , modified radical neck dissection

All Interests: Fine Needle Aspiration, Tinnitus, Vocal Cord Injection, Ossiculoplasty, Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

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What is a Lymphadenectomy?

Lymph node dissection, or lymphadenectomy, is the removal of lymph nodes and sometimes the surrounding tissue, almost always as part of cancer treatment. Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped nodules found throughout the body that filter lymph fluid and fight infection. When a nearby cancer tumor is present, cancer cells can break free and spread through the lymphatic system, ending up caught in the lymph nodes. Unless removed or destroyed, these cells can spread cancer throughout the body. Lymphadenectomy removes the affected lymph nodes and any stray cells.

Lymphadenectomy is often performed after a biopsy, or test of the lymph nodes, to see if cancer cells are present. If surgery is necessary, it is most often done through a single incision. In the case of lymph nodes located deep within the body, the surgeon will sometimes use minimally invasive surgery, such as video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) or laparoscopy, using a lighted probe and camera along with tiny instruments that can be passed through small openings. VATS is used for lymphadenectomy procedures in the chest while laparoscopy is used for lymphadenectomy procedures in the abdomen. The lymph nodes that are removed will be examined by a pathologist to check for cancer.

Recovery from the actual surgery does not take long. The incisions are fairly small and often heal quickly. However, lymphadenectomy can sometimes cause swelling in the affected arm or leg, caused by a buildup of lymph fluid. This is called lymphedema. If you experience swelling, pain, or tingling after a lymphadenectomy, talk to your doctor about ways you can reduce these symptoms.

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