Last Name: Rtail
First Name: Raed
Date of Birth: Feb 3, 1976
Nationality: Lebanese
Specialty: Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
Sub-specialty: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Cochlear Implant.
Personal address:
– Beirut-kouraytem- fakhani bilding ,1FL
– Nabatieh – Mahmoud Fakih street, City Center, 3FL.
– 4 Rue Paul Doumer, 38100, Grenoble, France.

Mobile phone number: (961) 3 663549, (961) 7 762707
Spoken, read, written Languages : French, Russian, English, and Lebanese Arabic

Scholar Studies: Habbouche international school, Nabatieh, Liban (1995).

Medical Studies: Doctorate in general medicine at Kharkov State Medical University, Kharkov Ukraine

Residency program
– 3 years of Otolaryngology-HNS at Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kharkov, Ukraine
– 4 years of otolaryngology-HNS at University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France.
– One year clinical fellowship in ENT & Facial plastic Surgery at Medical Arts Unlimited Corp. with Hospital Obesrvership at Saint Francis Hospital & Advocate Condell Medical Center .

– Board certified in Aesthetic Medicine, AAAM, April 2016
– Diploma in Aesthetic medicine, AAAM. Dec. 2013 Dubai
– Certificate in Aesthetic medicine, AAAM, June 2013 Dubai.
– University degree in plastic surgery of the face, after a defense of a thesis about Method of reconstruction of the lips after a partial resection. Four cases were presented at the University of Claude Bernard Lyon1- France 2011

– « Attestation de Formation Spécialisée Approfondie » (AFSA) [Advanced Specialized Training Attestation in ENT and Head & Neck Surgery] in 2010 after oral defense of a thesis about Sphenoid fungal ball at the School of Medicine of Grenoble, Grenoble, France

– « Attestation de Formation Spécialisée » (AFS) [Specialized Training Attestation in ENT and Head & Neck Surgery] in 2009 after oral defense of a thesis about Endoscopic treatment of nasal tumors at the School of Medicine of Grenoble, Grenoble, France

– Doctor in Otolaryngology-head & neck surgery in 2008 after validation of 1 year of training in French and validation of AFS. The doctorate was obtained at the Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kharkov, Ukraine.

– Doctor of Medicine( MD) 2004 at Kharkov State Medical University, Kharkov Ukraine

Surgical skills
– Rhinoplasty
– Middle ear surgeries: cholesteatoma, stapes surgery, tympanoplasties, ossiculoplasties,
– Cochlear implant surgery
– Endoscopic sinus surgeries: ethmoidectomy, frontal sinusotomy (Draf I and II), middle meatal antrostomy, sphenoidotomy, sphenopalatine artery ligation, etc.
– Open sinus approaches: Caldwell-Luc, frontal osteoplastic flap, lateral rhinotomy, anterior ethmoid artery ligation, Rouge-Denker, etc.
– More advanced endoscopic sinus surgery: dacryocystorhinostomy, endoscopic access to the orbit.
– Head & neck surgeries: neck dissection, laryngectomy, parotidectomy, submandibular gland removal, drainage and debridement in cervical necrotizing fasciitis with supracarinal descending necrotizing mediastinitis, etc.
– Plastic surgery of the face
– Endoscopy of upper aero-digestive tract

Attendance of Instructional Surgical Course
– 22ND International Course in Modern Rhinoplasty Techniques
Amesterdam- Netherlands. Oct. 28-30, 2015
– Third Endoscopic Ear Surgery & Cartilage Tympanoplasty Workshop
Talegoan-Pune-india. 10-12 july 2015
– Course in Aesthetic Medicine ( Level 1)
Dubai 13-15 June 2013
– 1 Day Instuctors Course (P.T.C-M.S.F)
Beirut-Lebanon 6 April 2013

– Primary Trauma Care Course (M.S.F)
Nabatieh Lebanon, 2-3 March, 2013
– Oto-HNS Scientific Conference
Dbayeh-Lebanon. 15 Dec. 2012
– 1 International Live Surgical Workshop on Rhinoplasty & Otoplasty
Talegoan -Pune- India. Sept. 2012

– Training course in Botox, Dermafillers& Autologous Fat Transfer on face.
Mumbai- India, 27 – 31 Aug.

– Advanced Surgical Cochlear Implant Course,
Mechelene- Belgique, Dec. 2010
– Cours Avancé de Chirurgie de l’Oreille
[Advanced Surgical Course of Ear]
Toulouse – France, Dec. 2009
– Cours interactif de chirurgie et de dissection en Oto-rhino-laryngologie
[Interactive Surgical and Dissection Course of Otorhinolaryngology]
Saint Etienne – France, Nov. 2009
– Cours de Dissection en chirurgie cervico-faciale
[Surgical and Dissection Course of Head and Neck]
Montpellier –France, Jun 2009
– Advanced Hearing Implants Course
Innsbruck-Austria, May 2009
– Cours de Chirurgie interactif de l’Oreille et du Rocher
[Interactive surgical course of the Ear and the Temporal bones]
Lyon – France, Feb. 2009

– Atelier de fraisage de l’os temporal.
[Temporal Bone Dissection Course]
CHU de Bordeaux, Bordeaux – France, Mar 2008
– Cours de toxine botulique et mésothérapie.
[Botox and Facial Filler Courses]
Kiev – Ukraine, Sept. 2007
– Course in Functional Reconstructive Nasal Surgery
Kiev – Ukraine, Sept 2007

Attendance of national conferences
– 18 ° Annual meeting of the Lebanese OTO-HNS Society
Beirut-Lebanon, 16-19 May 2013

– 117° Congrès Français d’ORL.
[117 ° Otolaryngology French Congress]
Paris – France, Oct.2010
– Symposium transdisciplinaire de l’éclat de visage
[Transdisciplinary Brightness Symposium of the Face]
Lyon – France , May 2010
– Congres SIFORL- Société Internationale Francophone d’ORL & CCF
[SIFORL Congress – International Francophone Society of Otolaryngology and HNS]
Beyrouth – Lebanon, May 2010

– Cours international d’ophtalmologie et d’oculoplastique
[International Course of Ophthalmology and Oculoplasty]
Nice – France, Mar. 2010
– 116° Congrès Français d’ORL,
[116 ° Otolaryngology French Congress]
Paris – France, Oct. 2009
– Congrès Rhône-Alpes d’ORL et CCF,
[Rhone-Alpes Congress of Otolaryngology and HNS]
Clermont Ferrand- France, Nov. 2009
– 42ème Congrès de la Société de Carcinologie Cervico- Faciale (SFCCF)
[42° Congress of the Society of Head and Neck Oncology (SFCCF)]
Marseille – France, Nov. 2009

– VII Congrès Rhinoforum
[VII Rhino Forum Congress]
Poitiers – France, Jul. 2009
– Groupe Etude Montagne et Otologie (GEMO)
[Study Group Mountain of Otology (GEMO)]
Meribel- France, Jan. 2009
– Congrès Rhône-Alpes d’ORL et CCF ,
[Rhone-Alpes Congress of Otolaryngology and HNS]
Grenoble- France, Dec. 2008

– 115° Congrès Français d’ORL,
[115 ° Otolaryngology French Congress]
Paris – France, Oct. 2008

1- Fellowship course in Midle Ear Surgery & cartilage tympanoplasty –Pune, India from 1 Aug. – 5 Sept. 2012
2- As Surgical Assistant In Medical arts corp., for ENT-HNS, Facial Plastic Surgery- Chicago, IL, from Sept. 2011 –Jul 2012.
3- Surgical assistant in plastic surgery department lyon-1 France for one week April. 2011

International member
1- Société Française d’Oto-Rhino-Laryngologie et de Chirurgie de la Face et du Cou.
2- American Rhinology society.

Administrator of Lebanese group of ENT-HNS, Jordan group of ENT-HNS, and Union group of ENT- HNS

Article Reviewer
1- Karkas A, Rtail R, Reyt E, Timi N, Righini CA.
Sphenoid sinus fungus ball., Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Aug 1.
2- Righini CA, Nadour K, Faure C, Rtail R, Morel N, Beneyton V, Reyt E.
Salvage surgery after radiotherapy for oropharyngeal cancer. Treatment complications and oncological results. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2011 Nov 18.
3- Tourniaire R, Rtail R, Timi N, Righini CA.
A syndrome first described in 1936, still relevant today. European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases. Volume 128, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 44-46.
4- F. Hoareau-Gruchet , R. Rtail , H. Sulaj , A. Khirnetkina , E. Reyt , C.A. Righini
Complication after insertion of a totally implantable venous acces port in patients treated with chemotherapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, Ann Otolaryngol Chir cervico facial 2009 Apr;126(2) : 43-52
5- K. Nadour , R. Rtail , K. Chahine , C.A. Righini
Traitement of voluminous Rhinophyma. Ann Otolaryngol Chir cervico facial 2008 Dec ;125(6) :313-7.


Dr. M. Shapiro ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon at Medical Arts Unlimited
Libertyville, IL
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Pr. E. Reyt. Chef de service ORL & CCF au CHU de Grenoble.
Grenoble, France.
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Pr S. Schmerber. Responsable d’unité d’otologie et otoneurologie.
CHU de Grenoble, France.
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Pr. C. Righini. Responsable d’unité de cancérologie et chirurgie
CHU de Grenoble, France.
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