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Dr. Rick Jaggi MD, FRCSC
Dr. Rick Jaggi

Dr. Rick Jaggi MD, FRCSC

Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon, Facial Plastic Surgeon
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dr. Jaggi completed medical school and residency training in Otolaryngology – Head   Neck Surgery at Dalhousie University. He went on to complete a fellowship in Facial Plastics, Head   Neck oncology, microvascular reconstruction, and endocrine surgery at Auckland City Hospital in New Zealand. Under the guidance of several head and neck surgeons including Dr. John Chaplin, a world renowned Rhinoplasty and endocrine surgeon, he gained skills in the reconstruction of complex defects of the face, jaw, tongue, throat and neck following cancer surgery or trauma.

Spending a year in New Zealand also allowed him the opportunity to hone his skills in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, salivary gland surgery, and management of advanced skin cancer and melanoma of the head and neck.

His subspecialty interests include: Anti-aging, Rhinoplasty, Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Skin Cancer and Head   Neck Oncology.

He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians   Surgeons of Saskatchewan, American Academy of Facial Plastics   Reconstructive Surgery, Canadian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head   Neck Surgery, Canadian Society of Otolaryngology, Saskatchewan Medical Association.


Saskatoon Facial Plastics

Education


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

Resident of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Doctor of Medicine
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Bachelor of Science – Honours Biochemistry
Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec
  • Academic Honour Roll (1999-2003)
  • Graduated with Distinction

Dr. Rick Jaggi MD, FRCSC

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.

Dr. Rick Jaggi MD, FRCSC

Medical Societies / Affiliations


  • 2013 - Present Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Saskatchewan
  • 2013 - Present Saskatchewan Medical Association
  • 2010 - Present AO Member
  • 2009 - Present American Academy of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery
  • 2009 - Present American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • 2007 - Present Canadian Society of Otolaryngology
  • 2007 - Present Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association
  • 2003 - Present Canadian Medical Association
  • 2003 - Present Bishop's University Alumni Association
"I am a woman in my sixties fit and active, my face was starting to show signs of aging. I wanted to improve my looks by having a face lift. Having a face lift was a personal choice I did not tell anyone or ask anyone their opinion it was for me. I felt I could treat myself to some improvements in my life.

I had been looking for a plastic surgeon for about three years without success, so when Dr. Rick Jaggi moved to Saskatoon I booked an appointment, got in very fast, he was what I had been looking for a head and neck specialist. Dr. Jaggi is professional, polite, and took time to explain procedures, and was very easy to talk to, no pressure to do any surgery.

When I found out that he would do more than one procedure in one session I was very pleased. I had a face lift, upper and lower eyes, and a scar revision done in one session. I had complete confidence and trust in his skills, and I never was nervous or worried about the outcome. The surgery went smooth and fast with no complications, I was out in public within a week. Dr. Jaggi made it clear that I could call or come to his office anytime day or night for follow-ups.

I love the results, not overdone, no one noticed the change. I got the results I was looking for plus more. This is the best thing I have ever done, I am so pleased I found the right Doctor, no regrets would recommend him to anyone.

I would like to thank Dr. Jaggi and the skilled team at Prairie View Center, easy in and out professional place. Thanks Carleen always cheerful, helpful, and there for me."



Dr. Jaggi did my rhinoplasty surgery this week. Not an easy task on his part considering the damage done from previously breaking it. He put my mind at ease prior to the operation. I am excited to see the final results....which may take months for the swelling to go down. A wonderful doc, highly recommended.

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