Dr. Wickii Vigneswaran, MD

Dr. Wickii Vigneswaran, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Wickii Vigneswaran, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Sri Lanka in 1978 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

2160 S 1st Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

Contact Information

(888) 584-7888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vigneswaran's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vigneswaran performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Vigneswaran performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vigneswaran performs Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Vigneswaran performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vigneswaran performs Lung Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Vigneswaran performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Vigneswaran's conditions and procedures:

Achalasia
Adenocarcinoma
Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Atrial Fibrillation
Benign Tumor
Breathing Disorders
Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Cancer
Carcinoma
Chest Wall Deformity
Chest Wall Mass
Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cystic Fibrosis
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Emphysema
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excessive Sweating
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Treatment
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mesothelioma
Myasthenia Gravis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Respiratory Diseases
Segmentectomy, Open
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Upper Airway Obstruction
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

To promote health of my patients and improve their quality of life.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2014
    Concordia University, Chicago
    2014
  • 1993
    Mayo Clinic And Graduate School
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1990
    St. Marys Hspital & Harefield Hospital, Imperial College
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1988
    Royal Infirmary & City Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1984
    Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Western Infirmary And Royal Hospital For Sick Children
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Hull Health Authority
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1979
    Kingston General Hospital & Darlington Memeorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1978
    University Of Sri Lanka
    Medical School
    1978

Languages

  • Tamil
  • English

Awards

Dr. Vigneswaran's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vigneswaran

4.2

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr.V is an amazing doctor found him through a family doctor friend for my mom. First time meeting him and we felt so comfortable he made sure our questions were all answered before we left. Excellent doctor!!
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This doctor treated with me with so much respect and care.They informed me about the procedure after I had a bad experience with another hospital.They treated my family with respect and compassion.The interns were great and gave me good advice.All I have to say is thanks doc and his team.I will...Read More
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I am a retired RN. I was referred to Dr Vigneswaran for surgery. The surgery was done on a Wednesday and I went home on a Friday. I have worked with all kinds of doctors over 30 years he is the best thoracic guy around. I would referred anyone and everyone who needed lung surgery. My...Read More
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Dr. V saved my son's life,double lung transplant at UCHOSPITAL,kept him alive 2 months on chest pumps with his rare disease,which was a feat by itself...only seen Dr. In hospital..everyday 2 months..never had to schedule appointments with him.He is our savior !
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It was a pleasure and a privilege.
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Sagamore Health Network
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UnitedHealthCare
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