About Us

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires up to 6 additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Haigney manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Haigney practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from cosmetic facial surgery, facial reconstruction, obstructive sleep apnea, head & neck tumor removal, corrective jaw surgery and wisdom tooth removal. He can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial trauma, TMJ disorders, and performs a full range of dental implant procedures.


Meet Dr. Haigney

Dr. Raymond Haigney is one of the most highly trained oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the country. Dr. Haigney graduated from Loyola University, Chicago College of Dental Surgery, and went on to complete a hospital internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He then completed his oral and maxillofacial surgical residency at Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery in Atlanta, GA.

During residency, Dr. Haigney received unsurpassed experience in dental implants, wisdom tooth extraction, corrective jaw surgery, temporomandibular disorders, facial trauma, reconstructive facial surgery, head & neck cancer, as well as specialized training in sleep apnea.

After five years of group practice in the Midwest, Dr. Haigney went back to complete a prestigious accredited Fellowship in Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS. He is credentialed in all areas of facial plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures at Charlotte’s main hospitals. He regularly performs cosmetic surgery for facelifts, rhinoplasty (noses), otoplasty (ears), endoscopic browlifts, necklifts, and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). He also extensively treats facial trauma and reconstructive surgery cases. It is common for other surgeons in the southeast to refer difficult cases and those that have had complications to doctor Haigney because of his unique training and experience.

Dr. Haigney possesses dual board certification. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as well as being a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He has been Chairman of the department of oral & maxillofacial surgery and on several hospital committees’ in the Charlotte region. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Institute of Medicine, a position appointed by Governor Pat McCrory.

He performs the full scope of surgery in a safe and caring environment. He demands excellence and compassion in himself and his staff to treat you and your loved ones as if you were our own family.

Curriculum Vitae
Education
2003 Oral & Facial Surgical Center - Baptist Memorial Golden Triangle Hospital
Columbus, MS
Fellow, Facial Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery


1998 Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Atlanta, Georgia
Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


1994 Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Atlanta, Georgia
Internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


1993 University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa
General Practice Residency


1992 Loyola University, Chicago College of Dental Surgery
Maywood, Illinois


1988 University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado

Hospital Affiliations
•  Carolina's Medical Center
•  Novant Huntersville Medical Center
•  Novant Health Presbyterian Hospital

Academic Appointments
6/2001 -
7/2002
University of Nebraska, Department of Surgery,
Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Adjunct, Assistant Clinical Professor


9/2009 -
3/2012
Emory University, Department of Surgery,
Division of Plastic Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research & Publications
Publications: Haigney RJ, Dodson TB. Do topical antibiotics following third molar extraction decrease postoperative complications? J Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 55(Suppl. 3):55 1997

Papillary synovial metaplasia-like change in oral mucoceles: a rare and previously undescribed histologic variant of a common oral lesion.
Chai AC. Haigney RJ 2nd. Spagnoli DB. Neville BW. Richardson MS.
Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology & Endodontics. 109(2): 268-73, 2010 Feb.

Dermal Fillers and Botulinum Toxin Treatment
Haigney R. King K. Griffin J.
Cosmetic Surgery For The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Wolf PL, Fridrich KL, Haigney RJ, Long Term Follow Up of Sub-Condylar Fractures. J Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 55(Suppl. 3):55 1997

Lectures: Scar Management; 3RD Annual Cosmetic Surgery Symposium; American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. January 2004

Memberships in Professional Organizations
•  American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
•  North Carolina Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
•  American Dental Association
•  North Carolina Dental Society
•  American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Honors
2001 President, Nebraska Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons


2001 Delegate, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons from Nebraska


2001 Delegate, Nebraska Dental Association


2000 Secretary/Treasurer, Nebraska Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons


1991 Loyola University, Chicago College of Dental Surgery, Student Congress Vice-President


1990 Loyola University, Chicago College of Dental Surgery, Student Congress Secretary

Licensure and Certifications
•  Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
•  Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
•  Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
•  Fellow, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
•  Fellow, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
•  Advanced Trauma Life Support
•  Advanced Cardiac Life Support
•  Basic Life Support
•  Pediatric Advanced Life Support
•  Certified in use of CO2, Holmium Yag, Erbium Yag Lasers
•  Certification in Branemark Zygomatic Implants



Meet our Team



Erin Stephens


Erin Stephens graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. After graduation, Erin was the Director of a Personal Training Studio in the Cornelius area for 10 years. Erin joined our team in August of 2015 serving as Director of Patient Relations. In her spare time she likes working out, playing golf and spending time with her two dogs.

Jordan Hulett


Jordan Hulett graduated from Appalachian State University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing. Before coming to our practice Jordan worked for State Farm specializing in home, auto, and life insurance. Jordan joined our team in March of 2016 serving as our Director of Patient Relations. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, being with family, and camping with her husband and their two dogs.

Tera Carter


In March of 2014, after seven years of working in orthodontics, Tera Carter made the move to oral surgery. This transition has been the most rewarding yet! Tera has a passion for both surgery and working with her patients post operatively to ensure they have the best experience.

In her spare time, Tera loves spending time with her husband Jamie and their always energetic son, Jaxson. With two dogs, a cat and a fish there is always something going on in the Carter household.




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LAKE NORMAN ORAL & FACIAL SURGERY
DR. HAIGNEY II


9727 NORTHCROSS CENTER COURT
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078





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