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Igor Brichkov, MD


Lung & Thoracic Cancer Care, Thoracic Surgery



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About Me

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.

Areas of Expertise

  • Lung & Thoracic Cancer Care
  • Outpatient Care - Brighton Beach
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinum Disorders
  • Paraesophageal Hernias
  • Pleural Space Disorders
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Zenker's Diverticulum


  • Advanced Bronchoscopy
  • Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Image-Guided Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (iVATS)
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally-Invasive Esophagectomy
  • Minimally-Invasive Repair of Pectus Deformity
  • Radiofrequency Ablation of Lung Cancer
  • Sublobar Lung Resection
  • Transoral Repair of Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)


Medical Degree

Albany Medical College



Maimonides Medical Center


Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • CCM Centerlight Health
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BCBS
  • Empire BCBS/HealthPlus
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana Tricare
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Freedom/Liberty
  • RR Medicare
  • UHC Community
  • UHC Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare