Brichkov, Igor MD

Igor  Brichkov, MD
Thoracic Surgeon
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948 48th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Igor  Brichkov, MD


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Dr. Igor Brichkov is a thoracic surgeon in the Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Dr. Brichkov completed a general surgical residency at Maimonides and a residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  His fellowship was at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Heart Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute.

Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated
Dr. Brichkov treats a wide variety of conditions including:

  • Benign and malignant tumors and disorders of the lungs and pleural spaces
  • Benign and malignant tumors and disorders of the esophagus
  • Benign and malignant tumors and disorders of the mediastinum (thymus gland, trachea and airways, etc.)
  • Benign and malignant tumors and disorders of the chest wall
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux disease
  • Para-esophageal hernias
  • Hyperhidrosis (“sweaty palm disease”)

Treatments and Procedures
Dr. Brichkov offers a number of treatments and procedures such as:
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
  • Antireflux surgery
  • VATS sublobar Lung Resection
  • Radiofrequency Ablation of Lung Cancer
  • Transoral repair of Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Minimally invasive repair of Pectus Deformity

Dr. Igor Brichkov has published several articles in his field.  Dr. Brichkov is interested in many aspects of thoracic surgery, including hyperhidrosis and the radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer. He believes in pursuing minimally invasive means, with the goal that patients will recover faster and have the best outcome possible.

Medical Education:
Medical School:
Albany Medical College
Maimonides Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Ceneter, Heart Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute

Board Certification:
SURGERY - General

Department and Division:
  • Surgery
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Primary Address:
948 48th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11219


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