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Lloyd Ian Maliner, MD


Dr. Maliner is board certified by the American Board of Neurosurgery. Dr. Maliner obtained his B.S. in Physics from Union College in Schenectady, NY in 1986 and his M.D. from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, FL in 1990. He then did a surgical internship at the Medical College of Hampton Roads in Norfolk, VA; and started his Neurosurgery training and research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his Neurosurgery residency from 1992 to 1998 at the Hershey Medical Center of the Penn State University in Hershey, PA.

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Dr. Maliner practiced in Winter Haven, Florida for four years before returning to his hometown of South Florida in 2002, where he then worked in the Memorial Healthcare System until 2009 and then shifted his practice to the Plantation area. Dr. Maliner is well known throughout Broward County. He believes in taking time to listen to his patients and provide them with excellent care both in and out of the operating room. Dr. Maliner is particularly proud of his minimally invasive microsurgical techniques that allow for shorter hospital stays and quicker recoveries. He hopes to serve his community for many years, as did his father, who has been in practice in South Florida for over 40 years.

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals Residency, Neurological Surgery
  • Penn State University Residency, Neurological Surgery
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Residency, General Surgery
  • University of South Florida College of Medicine Class



  • American Board of Neurological Surgery 
    Certified in Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2012
  • Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Maliner, L.I. "Successful treatment of cryptococcal osteomyelitis and paraspinous abscess." South Med J
  • Maliner, L. "Iatrogenic pneumocephalus." J Neurosurg
  • Maliner, L. I., Lehman, R. A. "Preservation of reflex movement in a pediatric patient with a complete spinal cord injury: case report." J Trauma
  • Maliner, L. I., Johnson, D. L. "Intervertebral disc space inflammation in children." Childs Nerv Syst
  • Ji, Y., Powers, S. K., Brown, J. T., Walstad, D., Maliner, L. "Toxicity of photodynamic therapy with photofrin in the normal rat brain." Lasers Surg Med