Wickii Vigneswaran, MD, MBA, FACS | Loyola Medicine

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

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

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Professor
Division Director, Thoracic Surgery,Medical Director, Elmhurst Affiliation

Languages Spoken

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

Clinical Expertise

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

About Dr. Vigneswaran

Interests
Travel, Yoga, Gardening

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Residency
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
Fellowship
  • 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)

Research

  • 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