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Dr. Rick Jaggi Hon. BSc, MD, FRCSC Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Address
The Face Institute 340 3rd Ave N Saskatoon Saskatchewan S7N 0W8 Canada

About

Dr. Rick Jaggi is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Otoloaryngology and an Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Saskatchewan. Originally from Halifax, 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. His clinical work focuses on the reconstruction of complex defects of the face, jaw, tongue, throat and neck following cancer surgery or trauma. He has practiced since 2013 at St. Paul's Hospital in Saskatoon, SK and The Face Institute, where he is also the Chief Surgeon. He is an active member of various medical association both at national and international levels. He is interested in research areas involving General Otolaryngology and Cancers of Head and Neck.

Education

Degrees

  • Residency - Otolaryngology, 2012, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
  • Doctor in Medicine, 2007, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
  • Bachelor’s in Biochemistry (Hons), 2003, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Canada

Credentials

  • Fellowship - Head & Neck Oncology/Endocrine Surgery, Facial Plastics & Microvascular Reconstruction 2013, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons - Otolaryngology, 2012, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

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

Journal Articles

  1. Hinther, KC, Jaggi, R. (2018). Dedifferentiated Chondrosarcoma of the Larynx: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. International Journal of Cell Science & Molecular Biology. 4(2): 555631.
  2. LeBlanc, R, Sharma, A, Spafford, P, Wilde, B, Jaggi R. (2017). Radical Treatment of an Aggressive, Recurrent Benign Inflammatory Lesion of the Tongue: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Austin Journal of Otolaryngology. 4(1): 1089.
  3. Jaggi R, Trites J, Taylor SM, MacDougal P, Anderson D, Hart R. (2011). A Review of Thromboprophylaxis in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. The Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. 40(3):261-5.
  4. Belyea J, Rigby M, Jaggi R, Hart RD, Trites J, Taylor SM. (2011). Wait Times for Head and Neck Cancer Patients in the Maritime Provinces. The Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. 40(4): 318-22.
  5. Jaggi R, MD, Taylor SM, Hart R. (2009). Blepharoplasty: The Final Closure, Absorbable versus Non-Absorbable Suture. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. 11: 349-52.
  6. Jaggi R, Taylor SM, Henry E, Barnes D. (2008). Sentinel Node Biopsy For Ciliary Body Melanoma. The Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. 37: E116.
  7. Jaggi R, Morris S. (2007). Rule of Thumb: Update on First Carpometacarpal Joint Arthritis. Canadian Family Physician. 53: 1309-10.
  8. Workman S, Hubert J, Byers R, Jaggi R, Lantz A. (2006). A Week of Rain, A Gust of Wind: Narrative Ethics and the Teachable Moment. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 174(10): 1453-55.
  9. Jaggi R, Rockwood K, MacKnight C. (2005). A Case Control Study of the Value of Home Visitsin Halifax. Geriatrics Today. 8(2): 66.

Conference Publications

  1. Jaggi R. Endoscopic Dacrocystorhinostomy with transillumination. American Academy of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Meeting 2017, Phoenix, United States
  2. LeBlanc R, Sharma A, Spafford P, Wilde B, Jaggi R. Radical Treatment of an Aggressive, Recurrent Benign Inflammatory Lesion of the Tongue:A Case Report and Review of the Literature. 71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2017, Saskatoon, Canada
  3. Harasymuk S, Loga G, Jaggi R. Oraland Pharyngeal Cancer in Saskatchewan: An Evaluation of the Presentation and Time Delays Associated with the Disease. 71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2017, Saskatoon, Canada
  4. Hinther K, Jaggi R. Dedifferentiating Chondrosarcoma of the Larynx: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. 71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2017, Saskatoon, Canada
  5. Jamal A, Takaya S, Jaggi R. 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. 71st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2017, Saskatoon, Canada
  6. Jaggi R. Non-Cosmetic Indication for Botulinum Toxin A in Otolaryngology. 3rd Annual Prairie Otolaryngology Weekend 2016, Winnipeg, Canada
  7. Denis-Katz HS, Isak P, Peeling L, Spafford P, Jaggi R. Complications of Parapharyngeal Space Neck Infection in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report and Review of Literature. 69th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2016, Winnipeg, Canada
  8. Jaggi R, Taylor SM. Donor-Site Morbidity Following Paramedian Forehead Flap Reconstruction. 10th American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Annual Symposium 2010, Miami, United States
  9. Jaggi R, Brown T. Case Report of Chronic Airway Obstruction Secondary to Steroid Resistant Crohn’s Disease of the Larynx. 64th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2010, Niagra Falls, Canada
  10. Jaggi R, van Wijhe R, Astephen J, Bance MB. The Impact of Asymmetrical Hearing Loss on Hearing Disability. 64th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2010, Niagra Falls, Canada
  11. Jaggi R, Trites J,Taylor SM, MacDougal P, Anderson D, Hart R. Review of Thromboprophylaxis in Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery. 112th American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Annual Meeting 2009, San Diego, United States
  12. Jaggi R, Taylor SM, Hart R. Blepharoplasty: The Final Closure, Absorbable versus Non-Absorbable Suture. 62nd Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2008, Jasper, Canada
  13. Jaggi R, Taylor SM, Henry E, Barnes D. Sentinel Node Biopsy for Ciliary Body Melanoma. 61st Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting 2007, Montreal, Canada
  14. Jaggi R, Rockwood K, MacKnight C. A Case Control Study of the Value of Home Visits. Annual Geriatrics Symposium 2005, Halifax, Canada