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. 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.