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Felix Robert Nager

Born  1877
Died  1959

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Swiss otorhinolaryngologist, born December 9, 1877, Luzern; died September 7, 1959, Zürich.

Biography of Felix Robert Nager

Felix Robert Nager was the son of Dr. Med Gustav Nager. He attended the universities of Basel, Zürich, and Heidelberg. He graduated from the University of Heidelberg on September 2, 1901, and received his doctorate from the University of Basel in 1904. Following postgraduate training at the university oto-rhino-laryngological clinic in Basel under Friedrich Siebenmann (1852-1928), he was habilitated for diseases of the throat, nose, and ear in Zürich in 1908. He became ausserordentlicher professor in 1927.


  • Beitrag zur Kenntnis seltener Abdominaltumoren.
    Doctoral dissertation, 1904.
  • Eine statistische Studie über die scarlatinöse Erkrankung des Gehörorgans.
    Habilitationsschrift, 1908.
  • Die Taubstummheit im Lichte der neuen Forschung und Anschauung. Zürich, 1909.
  • Die Beziehungen des endemischen Kretinismus zum Gehörorgan.
    In: Handbuch der Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenheilkunde, volume 6. Berlin and Munich, 1926.
  • Die Mitbeteiligung des Gehörorgans bei allgemeinen Skeletterkrankungen.
    In: Handbuch der Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenheilkunde, volume 6. Berlin and Munich, 1926.
  • Die Seelennot der Schwerhörigen. Zürich, 1928.

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