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Dr. Rick Jaggi MD, FRCSC Faculty, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Assistant Professor

About Dr. Rick Jaggi

Before joining the Department of Surgery as an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Jaggi did his fellowship in Auckland, New Zealand and his residency in Otolaryngology in Dalhousie University. He has an MD from Dalhousie University and a B.Sc. in Biochemistry (with Distinction) from Bishop’s University.

Current Appointments:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Otoloaryngology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Saskchewan
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Saskatchewan

Academic Background

Postgraduate Training and Appointments:

  • 2012 - 2013   
    Fellowship in Head & Neck Oncology/Endocrine Surgery, Facial Plastics & Microvascular Surgery, Supervisors: Dr. John Chaplin, Dr. Mark Izzard, Dr. Nick McIvor, Dr. Rajan Patel, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2007 - 2012     
    Residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Certifications:

  • 2012        
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2012)

Academic Credentials:

  • 2012 – 2013    
    Fellow of Head & Neck Oncology/Endocrine Surgery, Facial Plastics & Microvascular Reconstruction, Supervisors: Dr. John Chaplin, Dr. Mark Izzard, Dr. Nick McIvor, Dr. Rajan Patel, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2007 – 2012    
    Resident of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck SurgeryQueen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2003 – 2007    
    Doctor of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1999 – 2003    
    Bachelor of Science – Honours Biochemistry, Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec (Academic Honour Roll (1999-2003), Graduated with Distinction)

Teaching

2017     

Endoscopic Dacrocystorhinostomy with transillumination: Workshop
R Jaggi MD, FRCSC
American Academy of Facial Plastics Reconstructive Surgery Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

Brow Lifting
R. Jaggi MD, FRCSC
8th Annual McGill Facial Plastic Surgery Course, Montreal, Quebec

Nasal Reconstruction
R. Jaggi MD, FRCSC
8th Annual McGill Facial Plastic Surgery Course, Montreal, Quebec

Cosmetic Injection Course Instructor
8th Annual McGill Facial Plastic Surgery Course, Montreal, Quebec

Non-Cosmetic Indication for Botulium Toxin A in Otolaryngology: Workshop
R Jaggi MD FRCSC
71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The Use of Antifungal Therapy in the Management of Basidiomycetes Chronic Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in Immunocompetent Patients: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
A. Jamal BscPhm, S. Takaya MD,FRCPC, R. Jaggi MD, FRCSC
71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Dedifferentiating Chondrosarcoma of the Larynx: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
K. Hinther, R. Jaggi
71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Radical Treatment of an Aggressive, Recurrent Benign Inflammatory Lesion of the Tongue: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
R. LeBlanc, A. Sharma MD, FRCSC, P. Spafford MD, FRCSC, B. Wilde MD, FRCSC, R. Jaggi MD, FRCSC
71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan                

Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer in Saskatchewan: An Evaluation of the Presentation and Time Delays Associated with the Disease.
S. Harasymuk, G. Loga, R. Jaggi MD, FRCSC
71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

2016

Tongue-Ties, The Otolaryngologists Perspective
R Jaggi MD, FRCSC
SLCA Education Day, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Non-Cosmetic Indication for Botulium Toxin A in Otolaryngology
R Jaggi MD FRCSC
3rd Annual Prairie Otolaryngology Weekend, Manitoba

Rhinoplasty for the General Otolaryngologist
R Jaggi MD FRCSC

2015

Complications of Parapharyngeal Space Neck Infection in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report and Review of Literature
H St. Denis-Katz, P Isak, L Peeling MD FRCSC, P Spafford MD FRCSC, R Jaggi MD FRCSC
69th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Anterior Craniofacial Surgery
Jaggi R. MD, FRCSC
Provincial Head & Neck Guidelines meeting, Regina, SK

Complex Microvascular Head & Neck Reconstruction
Jaggi R. MD, FRCSC
University of Saskatchewan – College of Dentistry

2014     

Laryngeal Preservation Surgery
Jaggi R. MD, FRCSC
CME event Saint Paul’s Hospital Nurses - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan                

Complex Microvascular Head & Neck Reconstruction
Jaggi R. MD, FRCSC
University of Saskatchewan – College of Dentistry

2013     

Thyroid Nodules & Malignancies Management
Jaggi R. MD, FRCSC, Spafford P. MD, FRCSC
CME event - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Auckland Head & Neck Rehabilitation Program: A Pilot Project
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Annual Research Day
University of Auckland/ Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand
Jaggi R. MD, FRCSC, Patel D. MD, Merano F. RN

2012     

Quality of Swallowing Post Pediatric Mandibular Distraction
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Annual Research Day
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R. MD, Hong P. MD, FRCSC

2011     

Adult Sarcoma of the Head & Neck
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R. MD, Taylor SM., Trites J, Hart R, Bullock M, Massoud E., Bance M.

Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R. MD, Hart R.

2010

Facial Transplantation
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R. MD

Case Report of Chronic Airway Obstruction Secondary to Steroid Resistant Crohn’s Disease of the Larynx. Poster.
64th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Niagra Falls, Ontario.
Jaggi R. MD, Brown T. MD, FRCSC

Donor-Site Morbidity Following Paramedian Forehead Flap Reconstruction
Poster. 10th American Academy of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery Annual Symposium. Miami, Florida.
Jaggi R. MD, Taylor SM. MD FRCSC FACS.

The Impact of Asymmetrical Hearing Loss on Hearing Disability
64th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Niagra Falls, Ontario
Jaggi R. MD, van Wijhe R. Ph.D., Astephen J. Ph.D., Bance MB., MSc. FRCS(C).              

Donor-Site Morbidity Following Paramedian Forehead Flap Reconstruction
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Annual Research Day
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R. MD, Taylor SM. MD FRCSC FACS.

Head & Neck Manifestations of Crohn’s Disease
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R. MD.

2009     

Review of Thromboprophylaxis in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Poster. 112th American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Annual Meeting San Diego, California.
Jaggi R. MD, Trites J. MD FRCSC,Taylor SM. MD FRCSC FACS, MacDougal P. MD FRCPC, Anderson D. MD FRCPC, Hart R. MD FRCSC. 

The Impact of Asymmetrical Hearing Loss on Hearing Disability
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Annual Surgery Research Day
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R. MD, van Wijhe R. Ph.D., Astephen J. Ph.D., Bance MB., MSc, FRCS(C).

Ptyalism
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R. MD.

2008

Blepharoplasty: The Final Closure, Absorbable versus Non-Absorbable Suture
Poster. 62nd Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Jasper, Alberta.
Jaggi R. MD, Taylor S.M. MD FRCS(c), Hart R MD, FRCSC. 

Blepharoplasty: The Final Closure, Absorbable versus Non-Absorbable Suture
Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Annual Research Day
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jaggi R MD, Taylor S.M. MD FRCS(c), Hart R MD FRCSC.

2007     

Sentinel Node Biopsy For Ciliary Body Melanoma
61st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec.
Jaggi R , Taylor S.M. MD FRCS(c), Henry E. MD, Barnes D. MD FRCP(c).

2005

A Case Control Study of the Value of Home Visits
Annual Geriatrics Symposium. Halifax, Nova Scotia
Jaggi R., Rockwood K. MD FRCPC, MacKnight C. MD FRCPC

Selected Publications

Wait Times for Head and Neck Cancer Patients in the Maritime Provinces.
The Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. 2011 Aug;40(4):318-22.
Belyea J, Rigby M, Jaggi R, Hart RD, Trites J, Mark Taylor S.

A Review of Thromboprophylaxis in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.
The Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. 2011 Jun 1;40(3):261-5.
Jaggi R. MD, Trites J. MD FRCSC, Taylor SM. MD FRCSC FACS, MacDougal P. MD FRCPC, Anderson D. MD FRCPC, Hart R. MD FRCSC.                 

Blepharoplasty: The Final Closure, Absorbable versus Non-Absorbable Suture.
Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. September 2009; 11 pp. 349-52.
Jaggi R. MD, Taylor S.M. MD FRCSC, Hart R MD, FRCSC.                 

Sentinel Node Biopsy For Ciliary Body Melanoma.
The Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. August 2008; 37: E116.
Jaggi R, Taylor S.M. MD FRCSC, Henry E. MD, Barnes D. MD FRCP(c)

Rule of Thumb: Update on First Carpometacarpal Joint Arthritis.
Canadian Family Physician. August 2007; 53: pp. 1309-10.
Jaggi R, Morris S MD MSc FRCSC.

A Week of Rain, A Gust of Wind: Narrative Ethics and the Teachable Moment.
Canadian Medical Association Journal. May 9, 2006 Vol. 174(10) pp. 1453-55.
Workman S. MD FRCPC, Hubert J., Byers R., Jaggi R., Lantz A. 

A Case Control Study of the Value of Home Visits in Halifax.
Geriatrics Today.  May 2005 Vol.8 (2) pp. 66.
Jaggi R., Rockwood K. MD FRCPC, MacKnight C. MD FRCPC.

Use of Aldara (Imiquimod 5%) in Head and Neck Skin Lesions
Jaggi R. MD, Wilson L. MD, Taylor SM. MD FRCSC FACS, Ellis A.F.D. MD, FRCSC, FACS. 

The Impact of Asymmetrical Hearing Loss on Hearing Disability.                 
Jaggi R. MD, van Wijhe R. Ph.D., Astephen J. Ph.D., Bance MB. MSc, FRCS(C).

Donor-Site Morbidity Following Paramedian Forehead Flap Reconstruction.
Jaggi R MD, Hart R FRCSC, Trites J FRCSC, Taylor SM, FRCSC, FACS.

A Rare Case of Laryngeal Crohn’s Disease with Airway Obstructive Symptoms: Presentation and Management.
Jaggi R. MD, Massoud E. MD, FRCSC, Bullock M. MD, FRCPC, Brown T. MD, FRCSC.