Education

  • July 2019 - June 2020    University of Toronto, Div. of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Toronto, ON
    AAFPRS Fellowship – Director, Dr. Jamil Asaria
  • July 2014 - June 2019    Tulane University, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery | New Orleans, LA
    Resident Physician | Chief Resident 2019
  • July 2010 - May 2014    Louisiana State University School of Medicine | New Orleans, LA
    Doctor of Medicine (MD), May 2014
  • Aug 2006 - May 2010    Louisiana State University A&M | Baton Rouge, LA
    Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences | Minor in Chemistry 
    Overall GPA: 3.96 | Summa cum laude
  • Aug 2001 – May 2006    Jesuit High School | New Orleans, LA
    Diploma of Merit, May 2006 | Summa cum laude

Medical Licensure

  • 2020 – present    Alabama Board of Medical Examiners (ALBME)—Full physician license #MD.40981
  • 2020 – present     Texas Medical Board (TMB)—Full Physician License: #S5742
  • 2019 – 2020    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)—Physician License #119625
  • 2017 – present     Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME)—Full Physician License #306657

Board Certification

  • 2021    Board Eligible—Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)
  • 2021    Board Certified—Fellow of the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ABOTO) #24376

Honors & Awards

  • 2018-2019    Chief Resident, Tulane Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2018        2nd Place, Best Research Presentation—27th Ochsner-LeJeune Symposium and Resident Research Day
  • 2017, 2018    Resident Leadership Grant, AAO-HNS Leadership Forum
  • 2008-2010    Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society (Louisiana State University Chapter)
  • 2006-2010    TOPS Academic Performance Award—State of Louisiana Undergraduate Tuition, Full Scholarship 

Career Development

  • 2018-present    Journal Reviewer, Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2018        Stryker Surgical Approaches & Techniques: CMF Trauma Surgery | Chicago, IL
  • 2017        AOCMF Principles of Facial Trauma Course | Quebec City, Canada
  • 2017        Emory University Temporal Bone Anatomy and Dissection Course | Atlanta, GA
  • 2017        Olympus Advanced Rhinology Course | Tampa, Florida
  • 2016-present    Journal Reviewer, The Ochsner Journal        
  • 2014-present    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification | TC ID#LA20761; Inst. ID#04130163729

Leadership

  • 2017-2019    Resident Mentor—Tulane University Medical School Surgery Interest Group
  • 2017-2018    Resident Representative—Tulane Resident Medical Education Committee (RMEC)
  • 2012-2014    Treasurer, Class of 2014—LSU Health Sciences Student Government Association
  • 2011-2012    Intramural Sports Chairman—LSU Health Sciences Student Government Association
  • 2008-2009    Scholastic/Education Chairman—Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity (LSU Baton Rouge Chapter)

Activities & Service

  • 2020 – present    Clinical Adjunct Professor, Faulkner University
  • 2020 – present    Facial Plastic Surgeon, Huntingdon College Athletic Department
  • 2020 – present    Facial Plastic Surgeon, Faulkner Athletic Department\
  • 2020 – present    Facial Plastic Surgeon, Alabama State University (ASU) Athletic Department
  • 2020 – present    Facial Plastic Surgeon, Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) Athletic Department
  • 2011-2014    Volunteer, LSU Student-Run Homeless Clinics | New Orleans, LA
  • 2011-2014    Service-Learning Elective (SLE), LSU School of Medicine (completed > 250 hours of community service)
  • 2011        Summer Internship, Student Experience and Rotation in Community Health (SEARCH) | New Orleans, LA
  • 2008-2010    Peer Tutoring Program at Louisiana State University | Baton Rouge, LA
  • 2008-2010    Volunteer Counselor, Camp Quality | Monroe, LA

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 2020 – present    Member, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Inc. (ASLMS)
  • 2016-present    Member, American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgeons (AAFPRS)
  • 2014-present    Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS)
  • 2014-present    Member, Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS)
  • 2010-2014    Member, American Medical Association (AMA)

Hobbies & Interests

Time with Family, World Travel, Golf, Golden-Retrievers, Southern Food & Culture

Career Interests

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: 
Rhinoplasty: Cosmetic & Functional Rhinoplasty, Revision Rhinoplasty, Ethnic Rhinoplasty, Non-surgical Rhinoplasty

Surgical Facial Rejuvenation: Facelift, Neck lift, Browlift, Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), Surgical Lip lift, Dimple creation, Buccal Fat removal, Chin augmentation, Jawline contouring, Liposuction (face & neck), Facial fat grafting 

Non-surgical Facial Rejuvenation: Injectables (dermal fillers and botulinum toxin); Skin resurfacing (ablative and non-ablative laser, chemical peels, dermabrasion); PRF (Platelet-rich fibrin); Kybella (deoxycholic acid)

Reconstructive: Skin Cancer Reconstruction (Mohs defect repair); Scar revision; Earlobe repair; Otoplasty; Facial Trauma 

Hair Restoration: Hair Transplant (FUT-strip and FUE-punch techniques); Hairline lowering/advancement; PRP treatment

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Adult/Pediatric: Nasal Obstruction, Snoring, Sinus Disease, Facial Trauma (fractures and lacerations), Skin Cancer 

Research & Scholarly Activity

Book Chapters

Terry B, Raggio B, Hetzler L. Aging Face: Fillers. A Color Handbook Otolaryngology. LS Rosenthal, MO Patadia, JA Stankiewicz. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2017. 284-88. Print.
https://www.routledge.com/Otolaryngology-A-Color-Handbook/Rosenthal-Patadia-Stankiewicz/p/book/9781482253764.

Publications

Bartow M, Raggio B. Liposuction. StatPearls. 2020 September 25.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK563135/.

Mayer S, Raggio B, Master A, Lygizos N. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Temporal Bone. Ochsner J. 2020 Fall; 20:315-318. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33071667/.

Jawad B, Raggio B. Direct Brow Lift. StatPearls. 2020 June 12.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK559261/.

Raggio B, Brody-Camp, S, Jawad B, et al. Complications Associated with Medical Tourism for Facial Rejuvenation: A Systematic Review. Aesth Plast Surg. 2020 June;44(3):1058–1065.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32040602/.

Souza S, Raggio B, Bareiss A, Friedlander P. Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) of the Cervical Spine: A Risk for Acute Airway Obstruction. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 May 29. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32469245/.

Verma N, Raggio B. Ablative Laser Resurfacing. StatPearls. 2020 May 24.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK557474/.

Flowers TC, Raggio B, Hasney, C. Rosai-Dorfman Disease in the Parapharyngeal Space: The First Reported Case. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 May 22.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32438847/.

Vasavada A, Raggio B. Autologous Fat Grafting for Facial Rejuvenation. StatPearls. 2020 May 17.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK557860/.

Raggio B, Friedlander P. Laryngeal Melanosis: A Worrisome Finding? Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 May; 99(4):227-228.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30961386/.

Jawad BA, Raggio B. Temporoparietal Fascia Flaps. StatPearls. 2020 April 1.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32310365/.

Cottrell J, Raggio B. Facial Reconstruction for Mohs Defect Repairs. StatPearls. 2020 Feb 18.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK553099/.

Harris W, Raggio B. Facial Chin Augmentation (Chin Implants). StatPearls. 2020 Feb 14.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32119393/.

Raggio B, Asaria J. Filler Rhinoplasty (Liquid Rhinoplasty, Rapid Rhinoplasty). StatPearls. 2020 Jan 22.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32119468/.

Mankowski N, Raggio B. Otoscope Exam. StatPearls. 2019 Dec 30.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31985956/.

Bergeron J, Raggio B. Zygomatic Arch Fracture. StatPearls. 2019 Dec 28.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK549898/.

Zito P, Raggio B. Hair Transplantation. StatPearls. 2019 Oct 3.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK547740/.

Souza S, Raggio B. Anatomy of the Sphenopalatine Foramen. StatPearls. 2019 Oct 18.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31751101/.

Samargandy S, Raggio B. Skin Resurfacing with Chemical Peels. StatPearls. 2019 Sep 19; 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31613532/.

Brody-Camp S, Raggio B. Lip Implants. StatPearls. 2019 Sep 13.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK546691/.

Raggio B, Asaria J. Open Rhinoplasty. StatPearls. 2019 Sep 10.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK546628/?report=classic.

Raggio B, Patel BC. Deep Plane Facelift. StatPearls. 2019 Aug 11.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31424861/.

Raggio B, Winters R. Endoscopic Brow Lift. StatPearls. 2019 Aug 5.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK545220/.

Raggio B, Winters R. Lower Lid Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty. StatPearls. 2019 Aug 5. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31424763/.

Raggio B, Harris W, Winters R, Graham III, HD. Analysis of Factors Associated with Malpractice Litigation in Rhinoplasty. Am J Cosmet Surg. 2019 Aug;36(3), 151–157.
https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0748806819827408.

Raggio B, Barr J, Ghandour Z, Friedlander P. Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Thyroid. Ochsner J. 2019 Fall;19(3):290-292. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31528145/.

Raggio B, Mayer S, Friedlander P. Laryngeal Actinomycosis: A Rare Cause of Dysphonia. Ear Nose Throat J. 2019 April 4; [Epub ahead of print]
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30943809/.

Raggio B, Winters R. Role of Steroids in Preventing Osteoradionecrosis of the Head and Neck: A Systematic Review. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2019 May;128(5):441-446.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30688080/.

Raggio B. Primary Cutaneous Histoplasmosis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2018 Oct-Nov;97(10-11):346-348.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30481842/.

Grant M, Barton B, Raggio B, Guarisco JL. Establishing the Need for an Evidence-Based Treatment Algorithm for Peritonsillar Abscess in Children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Oct;57(12):1385-1390.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29808740/.

Raggio B, Winters R. Modern Management of Osteoradionecrosis. Curr Opinion Otol. 2018 Aug;26(4):254-259.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29727306/.

Raggio B, Chheda N. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Epiglottis Excised with Carbon Dioxide Laser: Case Report and Literature Review. Ear Nose Throat J. 2018 Aug;97(8):31-33.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30138523/.

Raggio B, Barton B, Grant M, McCoul E. Intraoperative Cryoanalgesia for Reducing Post-Tonsillectomy Pain: A Systematic Review. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2018 Jun;127(6):395-401. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29776324/.

Raggio B, Barton BM, Kandil E, Friedlander PL. Association of Continued Preoperative Aspirin Use and Bleeding Complications in Patients Undergoing Thyroid Surgery. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Apr 1;144(4):335-341. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29494736/.

Raggio B, Ficenec S, Flowers TC, Lawlor C, Rodriguez K. Osteochondroma of the Hyoid: First Pediatric Case and Literature Review. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Mar;57(3):307-310. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28728426/.

Raggio B, Grant M, Rodriguez K, Cripe PJ. Neonatal Lemierre's: Youngest Reported Case and Literature Review. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Mar; 57(3):294-299. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28719983/.

Raggio B, Ficenec S, Pou J, Moore B. Acute Calcific Tendonitis of the Longus Colli: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Ochsner J. 2018 Spring;18(1):98–100.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5855435/.

Raggio B, Graham III, HD. Fracture of the Anterior Nasal Spine: A Systematic Review. J Oral Maxillofac Surg Med Path. 2017; 30(2):81-85. 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajoms.2017.09.008.

Raggio B, Barton B, Grant M, Fornadley J, Marino J. Invasive Insular Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting as Nonparalytic Dysphonia; Ochsner J. 2017 Winter;17(4):438-441.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29230133/.
                
Harper LK, Pflug K, Raggio B, April D, Milburn JM. Clinical Images: Lemierre Syndrome: The Forgotten Disease? Ochsner J. 2016 Spring;16(1):7-9.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4795507/.

Lasker GF, Raggio B, Kandil E. An Expansile Mass Following Central Lymph Node Dissection. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Dec;142(12):1237-1238.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27832266/.

Oral/Podium Presentations

Raggio B, Winters R, Aslam R. Medical Tourism for Facial Rejuvenation. Podium Presentation: AAFPRS Annual Meeting. 2019 Oct 2-5. San Diego, Ca.

Souza S, Raggio B, Ferrin P, Hoof M, Yusin T, Shalaby H, Abdelgawad M, Kandil E. Continued Preoperative Aspirin Use and Bleeding Complications in Patients Undergoing Thyroid Surgery: An Update. Podium Presentation: ACS Clinical Congress. 2019 October 29. San Francisco, CA. 

Raggio B, Harris W, Winters R, Graham III, HD. Analysis of Factors Associated with Malpractice Litigation in Rhinoplasty. Podium Presentation: Gulf States Regional Otolaryngology Conference. 2019 May 25-26. Point Clear, AL.

Raggio B, Winters R, Aslam R. Medical Tourism for Facial Rejuvenation. Podium Presentation: AAFPRS Spring Meeting at COSM. 2019 May 1-2. Austin, TX.

Raggio B, Harris W, Winters R, Graham III, HD. Rhinoplasty Litigation. Podium Presentation: AAFPRS Advances in Rhinoplasty Annual Meeting. 2019 April 4-7. Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Raggio B, Barton B, Kandil E, Friedlander P. Aspirin and Bleeding Complications in Thyroid Surgery. Podium Presentation: Ochsner 27th Annual Lejeune Symposium and Resident Research Day. 2018 June 15. New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Barton B, Grant M, McCoul E. Cryoanalgesia for Reducing Post-Tonsillectomy Pain. Podium Presentation: AAOHNS Foundation Annual Meeting; 2017 Sept 10-13; Chicago, IL. 

Grant MC, Valovska T, Barton B, Raggio B, Guarisco, JL. The Association Between Hearing Loss and Antidepressants: A Review. Podium Presentation: ASPO Summer Meeting; 2017 July 26; Vail, CO. 

Grant MC, Raggio B, Guarisco L. Establishing the Need for an Evidence Based Treatment Algorithm for Peritonsillar Abscess in Children. Podium Presentation: ASPO Annual Meeting; 2017 May 19-21; Austin, TX.

Poster Presentations

Flowers TC, Raggio B, Hasney C. Rosai-Dorfman Disease in the Parapharyngeal Space: The First Reported Case. Poster presentation. AAOHNSF Annual Meeting. 2020 Sept 13-16; Boston, MA.

Raggio B, Harris W, Winters R, Graham III, HD. Analysis of Factors Associated with Malpractice Litigation in Rhinoplasty. Poster Presentation: AAFPRS Annual Meeting. 2019 Oct 2-5. San Diego, Ca.

Souza S, Raggio B, Ferrin P, Hoof M, Yusin T, Shalaby H, Abdelgawad M, Kandil E. Continued Preoperative Aspirin Use and Bleeding Complications in Patients Undergoing Thyroid Surgery: An Update. Poster Presentation: American Thyroid Association Annual meeting. 2019 Oct 30-Nov 3; Chicago, Illinois.

Mayer S, Raggio B, Master A, Lygizos N. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Temporal Bone. Poster presentation. AAOHNSF Annual Meeting. 2019 Sept 15-18; New Orleans, LA.

Souza S, Raggio B, Bareiss A, Friedlander P. Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis: A Rare Cause of Airway Obstruction. Poster presentation. AAOHNSF Annual Meeting. 2019 Sept 15-18; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Winters R, Graham III, HD. Role of Steroids in Preventing Osteoradionecrosis: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation: Ochsner Research Day. 2019 May 24; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Harris W, Winters R, Graham III, HD. Analysis of Factors Associated with Malpractice Litigation in Rhinoplasty. Ochsner Research Day. 2019 May 24; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Winters R, Aslam R. Medical Tourism for Facial Rejuvenation: A Systematic Review. Ochsner Research Day. 2019 May 24; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Winters R. Updates in Osteoradionecrosis of the Mandible: Focus on Treatment. Poster Presentation: AAOHNSF Annual Meeting. 2018 Oct 7-10; Atlanta, GA.

Raggio B, Barr J, Ghandour Z, Friedlander P. Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Thyroid: Rare Entity. Poster Presentation: AAOHNSF Annual Meeting. 2018 Oct 7-10; Atlanta, GA.

Raggio B, Winters R, Graham III, HD. Role of Steroids in Preventing Osteoradionecrosis: Systematic Review. Poster Presentation: AAOHNSF Annual Meeting. 2018 Oct 7-10. Atlanta, GA.

Raggio B, Friedlander P. Laryngeal Melanosis: A Worrisome Finding? Poster Presentation: AAOHNSF Annual Meeting. 2018 Oct 7-10; Atlanta, GA.

Raggio B, Barton B, Grant M, McCoul E. Cryoanalgesia for Reducing Post-Tonsillectomy Pain: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation: Ochsner Research Day. 2018 May 22; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Graham III, HD. Fracture of the Anterior Nasal Spine: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation: Ochsner Research Day. 2018 May 22; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B. Friedlander, P. Laryngeal Actinomycosis: A Rare Cause of Dysphonia. Poster Presentation: Fall Voice Conference; 2017 Oct 12-14; Washington, DC.

Raggio B. Primary Cutaneous Histoplasmosis with Oral Propagation. Poster Presentation: AAOHNSF Annual Meeting; 2017 Sept 10-13; Chicago, IL. 

Raggio, B. Graham III, HD. Fracture of the Anterior Nasal Spine: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation: ARS Annual Meeting; 2017 Sept 8-9; Chicago, IL.

Barton B, Flowers T, Grant M, Raggio B, Hasney C, Moore B. Quality Improvement in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery: The Closing Set. Poster Presentation: ACS Quality and Safety Conference. 2017 July 21-24; New York, NY.

Raggio B, Grant M, Rodriguez K, Cripe PJ. Lemierre Syndrome in a Neonate: The Youngest Reported Case. Poster Presentation: ASPO Annual Meeting; 2017 May 18-21. Austin, TX. 

Raggio B, Ficenec S, Flowers TC, Lawlor C, Rodriguez K. Osteochondroma of the Hyoid Bone: Case Report and Literature Review. Poster Presentation: TRIO Combined Sections Meeting; 2017 Jan 19-21; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Ficenec S, Pou J, Moore B. Acute Calcific Tendonitis of the Longus Colli: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Poster Presentation: TRIO Combined Sections Meeting; 2017 Jan 19-21; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Chheda N. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Epiglottis. Poster Presentation: TRIO Combined Sections Meeting; 2017 Jan 19-21; New Orleans, LA.

Raggio B, Barton B, Grant M, Fornadley J, Marino J. Invasive Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting as Nonparalytic Dysphonia; Poster Presentation: Fall Voice Conference; 2016 Oct 13-15; Scottsdale, AZ.

Raggio B, Barton B, Hassoon T, Al-Qurayshi Z, Kandil E, Friedlander P. Aspirin and Bleeding Complications in Thyroid Surgery. Poster Presentation: AHNS 9th International Conference on Head & Neck Cancer. 2016 July 16-20. Seattle, WA.

Grand Rounds

Raggio B. Rhinoplasty Litigation. Tulane Otol. New Orleans, LA. March 26, 2019.

Raggio B. Short-Scar Facelift Versus Full Facelift. Tulane Otol. New Orleans, LA. May 29, 2018.

Raggio B. Botulinum Toxin: Applications for the Aging Face. Tulane Otol. New Orleans, LA. Oct 31, 2017.

Raggio B. Principles and Management of Facial Trauma. Tulane Otol. New Orleans, LA. July 4, 2017.

Raggio B. Scar Revision and Camouflage. Tulane Otol. New Orleans, LA. May 9, 2017.

Raggio B. Pediatric Head and Neck Masses. Tulane Otol. New Orleans, LA. Feb 11, 2016. 

Raggio B. Fungal Sinusitis: An Overview. Tulane Otol. New Orleans, LA. Aug 8, 2015. 

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