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Wickii Vigneswaran

Wickii T. Vigneswaran, M.D., M.B.A., Professor

Loyola University Health System
2160 S First Avenue
Maywood, IL  60153
United States
1 708 327 2488
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Senior House Officer -Surgery 1979-1983, Walsall, Newcastlle on Tyne,&Hull, UK
Registrar - Cardiothoracic Surgery 1983-1988, Glasgow, Edinburgh, UK
Fellow - Thoracic Surgery 1986-87, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center & Denver Childrens
Senior Registrar - Cardiothoracic Surgery 1988-1991, St. Marys Hopital, London & Harefield Hospital,
Advanced Fellow -Thoracic Surgery & Thoracic Organ Transplatation, 1991-1993, Mayo Clinic Rochester,
Assistant Professor -Surgery 1994-1998, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Associate Professor - Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, 1998-2004, Loyola University and Stritch School of Medicine
Professor -Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chief of Thoracic surgery and Director of Lung and Heart-lung Transplant, Associate Director of Thoracic Oncology 2004 - 2005, Loyola University Medical Center and Stritch School of Medicine
Professor of Surgery and Associate Chief, Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. 2005-2015 University of Chicago
Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Director of Thoracic Surgery, 20016-todate, Loyola University Health System
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh -Surgery 1983, Cardiothoracic Surgery 1993
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Cardiothoracic Surgery1993

Other Interests

Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Robotic and Minimal Access Thoracic Surgery
Pulmonary Thromboendarterctomy
Lung Transplantation, and Heart-lung Transplantation
Treatment of Tracheobronchial Strictures, Tumors and Fistulas
Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Benign and Malignant Diseases
Surgery for Hyperhidrosis
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Tracheal and Bronchial Surgery and Stents
Mediastinal and Chest Wall Tumors
Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment


Quality of life and Outcome research

Minimally invasive surgery

Molecular and basic cancer research and Transplantation

Reperfusion Injury and organ preservation

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Robotic
  • Thoracic
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Benign disease
  • Cancer
  • Lung Transplant
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs
  • Medical technology