Dr Moloney trained in ophthalmology at Sydney Eye Hospital. He completed fellowship training in both corneal and oculoplastic surgery at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. At the completion of his training he joined faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor at the UBC Department of Visual Sciences. Since returning to Australia he continues to conduct research and teaching in his role as clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney, and corneal and oculoplastic staff specialist at Sydney Eye Hospital.

Dr Moloney’s fields of interest include eyelid and lacrimal surgery, lamellar corneal transplantation and refractive surgery in the aberrated cornea. In 2012 he was awarded a Canadian national research award for his work on new techniques in corneal transplantation. In 2014, 15 and 16 he won first prize in the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery film festival (corneal and refractive section). He is part of a multi-disciplinary team at Sydney Eye Hospital offering keratoprosthesis or artificial corneal transplantation for patients with severe corneal blindness.