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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Benign Soft Tissue Tumor Surgery
  • Benign Tumor Surgery
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Cancer Center
  • Clinical Breast Examination
  • Debridement of Skin and Wound
  • Mediport Placement
  • Oncoplastic Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Second Opinion Breast Cancer
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Surgery
  • Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Surgery for Diseases Of The Breast
View all 17 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Sebaceous Cysts
View all 10 Specialties +
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Biography

About James Malgieri, MD

Dr. Malgieri earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.  He completed a surgery internship and a general surgery residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland through Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.  His specialty interests include the treatment of breast cancer as well as benign diseases of the breast.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2004

Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1984

Internship - Univ Hospitals of Cleveland

1980

Medical Education - Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC USA
1979

Medical Education - Brown University
Biochemistry
Providence, RI USA
1975

Undergraduate - Brown University
Biochemistry
Providence, RI USA
1974

Certifications

  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

breast, breast cancer, breast diagnostics, breast diseases, breast surgery, breast surgical oncology.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/5/2022, Dr. Malgieri has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

65 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

11 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Excellent Doctor!!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Dr. Malgieri was one of the best doctors I have seen. He explained things clearly and was very kind throughout my entire appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Dr. Malgieri is wonderful. His overall calming demeanor and ability to explain things helped to make my visit better. I was having a terrible day when I saw him, and he was very reassuring.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

The communication between the nursing staff and Dr. Malgieri is refreshing. It's a nice surprise in such a large healthcare system to have a department where everyone knows what is happening with a patient.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Went above and beyond. Very caring dr.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

He's the best!!

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr provided clear explanation and made me feel confident in him.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

So far, so good. I always have liked all my "team physicians," as the care I have received has been superior. Now, I am faced with a breast surgery, that shall test my endurance and the expertise of the medical staff at Hillcrest Hospital of the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

Dr. Malgieri was very patient, compassionate with situation I was in. He was very good at explaining what I had and the process that I would be going through to treat me. I went in scared and left feeling better about the care I would get.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

I was sooooooo happy with the time, expertise, and care Doctor Malgieri put in my appointment and surgery. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

I find everyone in the Breast Cancer Center extremely warm and caring. The Dr. Is amazing and a pleasure to see!!

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