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Wickii Vigneswaran, MD, MBA, FACS,FRCSC,FRCS

Wickii Vigneswaran, MD, MBA, FACS,FRCSC,FRCS

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Medical Director, Elmhurst Affiliation

Languages Spoken

English, Tamil
Patient Ratings
4.9 / 5 (43 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Bronchial Stenting
  • Chest Wall Tumors And Defects
  • Emphysema Surgery
  • Esophageal Reflux Disease
  • Esophagus Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery For Hyperhydrosis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Tumors Of The Mediastinum
  • Video-Assisted Surgery

About Dr. Vigneswaran

Travel, Yoga, Gardening

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Wallsall General Hospital
United Kingdom - Emergency Medicine
Royal Victoria Infirmary
United Kingdom - Anesthesiology
Freeman Hospital
United Kingdom - Surgery: General Surgery
Royal Infirmary of Glasgow
United Kingdom - Thoracic Surgery
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
United Kingdom - Thoracic Surgery
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine - Thoracic Surgery
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, United Kingdom - Thoracic Surgery
  • St. Mary's Hospital, United Kingdom - Thoracic Surgery
  • Harefield Hospital, United Kingdom - Thoracic Surgery
  • Mayo Clinic/Mayo Graduate School of Medicine - Thoracic Surgery

Board Certification

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)


  • Influence of Pleurectomy and Decortication in Health-Related Quality of Life Among Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Vigneswaran, W. T.; Kircheva, D. Y.; Rodrigues, A. E.; Watson, S.; Celauro, A. D.; Rose, B.; Kindler, H. L.; Husain, A. N., World journal of surgery
  • Nuclear grade and necrosis predict prognosis in malignant epithelioid pleural mesothelioma: a multi-institutional study Rosen, L. E.; Karrison, T.; Ananthanarayanan, V.; Gallan, A. J.; Adusumilli, P. S.; Alchami, F. S.; Attanoos, R.; Brcic, L.; Butnor, K. J.; Galateau-Salle, F.; Hiroshima, K.; Kadota, K.; Klampatsa, A.; Stang, N. L.; Lindenmann, J.; Litzky, L. A.; Marchevsky, A.; Medeiros, F.; Montero, M. A.; Moore, D. A.; Nabeshima, K.; Pavlisko, E. N.; Roggli, V. L.; Sauter, J. L.; Sharma, A.; Sheaff, M.; Travis, W. D.; Vigneswaran, W. T.; Vrugt, B.; Walts, A. E.; Tjota, M. Y.; Krausz, T.; Husain, A. N., Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc
  • BAP1 immunohistochemistry has limited prognostic utility as a complement of CDKN2A (p16) fluorescence in situ hybridization in malignant pleural mesothelioma M McGregor, S.; McElherne, J.; Minor, A.; Keller-Ramey, J.; Dunning, R.; Husain, A. N.; Vigneswaran, W.; Fitzpatrick, C.; Krausz, T., Human pathology
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  • Integrated analysis of somatic mutations and immune microenvironment in malignant pleural mesothelioma Kiyotani, K.; Park, J. H.; Inoue, H.; Husain, A.; Olugbile, S.; Zewde, M.; Nakamura, Y.; Vigneswaran, W. T., Oncoimmunology
  • Pleurectomy and decortication Vlahu, T.; Vigneswaran, W. T., Annals of translational medicine
  • Comprehensive genetic testing identifies targetable genomic alterations in most patients with non-small cell lung cancer specifically adenocarcinoma, single institute investigation, Vigneswaran, J.; Tan, Y. H.; Murgu, S. D.; Won, B. M.; Patton, K. A.; Villaflor, V. M.; Hoffman, P. C.; Hensing, T.; Hogarth, D. K.; Malik, R.; MacMahon, H.; Mueller, J.; Simon, C. A.; Vigneswaran, W. T.; Wigfield, C. H.; Ferguson, M. K.; Husain, A. N.; Vokes, E. E.; Salgia, R., Oncotarget
  • Distribution of donor lungs in the United States: a case for broader geographic sharing Iribarne, A.; Meltzer, D. O.; Chauhan, D.; Sonett, J. R.; Gibbons, R. D.; Vigneswaran, W.; Russo, M. J., Clinical transplantation
  • Limitations of PET/CT in the Detection of Occult N1 Metastasis in Clinical Stage I(T1-2aN0) Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer for Staging Prior to Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Akthar, A. S.; Ferguson, M. K.; Koshy, M.; Vigneswaran, W. T.; Malik, R., Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment
  • Specimen weight and volume: important predictors of survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma Kircheva, D. Y.; Husain, A. N.; Watson, S.; Kindler, H. L.; Durkin, A.; Vigneswaran, W. T., European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • The Next Generation of Mesothelioma Surgeons Roundtable Discussion Pass, H.; Rice, D.; Wolf, A.; Friedberg, J.; Vigneswaran, W., Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
  • Unique fractal evaluation and therapeutic implications of mitochondrial morphology in malignant mesothelioma Lennon, F. E.; Cianci, G. C.; Kanteti, R.; Riehm, J. J.; Arif, Q.; Poroyko, V. A.; Lupovitch, E.; Vigneswaran, W.; Husain, A.; Chen, P.; Liao, J. K.; Sattler, M.; Kindler, H. L.; Salgia, R., Scientific reports
  • BAP1 facilitates diagnostic objectivity classification, and prognostication in malignant pleural mesothelioma, McGregor, S. M.; Dunning, R.; Hyjek, E.; Vigneswaran, W.; Husain, A. N.; Krausz, T., Human pathology
  • Effects of extended pleurectomy and decortication on quality of life and pulmonary function in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma Burkholder, D.; Hadi, D.; Kunnavakkam, R.; Kindler, H.; Todd, K.; Celauro, A. D.; Vigneswaran, W. T., The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Extended Pleurectomy and Decortication for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Is an Effective and Safe Cytoreductive Surgery in the Elderly Williams, T.; Duraid, H.; Watson, S.; Durkin, A.; Todd, K.; Kindler, H. L.; Vigneswaran, W. T., The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Radiologic-pathologic correlation of mesothelioma tumor volume Armato, S. G., 3rd; Li, P.; Husain, A. N.; Straus, C.; Khanwalkar, A.; Kindler, H. L.; Vigneswaran, W. T., Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Successful Primary Repair of a Colopericardial Fistula: A Late Complication of Esophageal Replacement Stack, M. E.; Salgia, N.; Vigneswaran, W. T., The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Revised Cardiac Risk Index Is Associated With Prognosis After Resection for Stage I Lung Cancer Brunelli, A.; Ferguson, M. K.; Salati, M.; Vigneswaran, W. T.; Jimenez, M. F.; Varela, G., The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Tumor volume is an independent predictor of survival in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma Kircheva, D. Y.; Husain, A.; Watso, S.; Armato, S.; Kindler, H.; Vigneswaran, W. T., Journal Of Cardiothoracic Surgery