Mr Vladimir Anikin

Cardiothoracic surgery


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Mr Anikin specialises in a range of general thoracic surgical procedures (excluding transplantation), thoracoscopy, diagnostic and interventional endoscopy.

He also specialises in reconstructive lung surgery, advanced VATS, complex endobronchial interventions.

Mr Vladimir Anikin received thoracic surgical training in Moscow at the P A Hertzen Cancer Research Institute and at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. He worked as a consultant thoracic surgeon in Bradford Royal Infirmary and St James’s University Hospital, Leeds before joining the Department of Thoracic Surgery at Harefield Hospital in 2007.

His areas of expertise include surgery for locally advanced tumours of the chest, reconstructive lung surgery, cryosurgery, surgical treatment of lung metastases, oesophageal surgery and complications of oesophageal surgery, and chest trauma surgery.

Mr Anikin is co-author of a number of papers in peer reviewed journals including the European Journal of Surgical Oncology, International Journal of Radiation, Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Journal of the American College of Surgeons, amongst many others.

Mr Anikin was invited as a visiting surgeon to Benghazi, Libya. He was also an invited speaker at a number of major international professional events.

Areas of interest

Thoracic surgery; surgery for locally advanced tumours of the chest; complex chest wall surgery; video-assited thoracic surgery, cryosurgery; complex endobronchial interventions; surgery for postoperative complications

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Procedures completed

  • E5180

    Diagnostic bronchoscopy +/- biopsy - (5-50)

    Harefield Hospital (1-5)

  • T1030

    VATS pleurodesis/pleurectomy - (1-5)

    Harefield Hospital (1-5)

  • XR180

    Ultrasound guided drainage of fluid collection - (1-5)

    Harefield Hospital (1-5)

  • T0710

    Decortication of pleura of lung - (1-5)

  • T0133

    Excision of chest wall tumour - without chest wall reconstruction - (1-5)

    Harefield Hospital (1-5)

  • E6300

    Diagnostic mediastinoscopy - (1-5)

  • E5430

    Pulmonary lobectomy (including segmental resection) - (1-5)

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