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Greenfield Sluder

Born  1865
Died  1928

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American ear, nose, and throat surgeon, born August 30, 1865, St. Louis; died October 9, 1928, St. Louis.

Biography of Greenfield Sluder

Greenfield Sluder studied at St. Louis and Washington University, where he obtained his doctorate in 1888. He received further education at Vienna, Berlin, and London. 1891-1896 instructor of clinical medicine, 1896-1906 lecturer of laryngology at his alma mater, and from 1906 worked as clinical professor and head of the department of laryngology and rhinology at Washington University Medical School.

Sluder died from an infection in 1927. He wrote nearly seventy papers and two books.


  • Concerning some headaches and eye disorders of nasal origin. St. Louis 1918.
    In this well- illustrated book, Sluder presents his research and clinical experience with headaches and disorders of the eye that have their origin in the nasal region.
  • Tonsillectomy. St. Louis, 1923.
  • Nasal neurology, headaches, and eye disorders. St. Louis, 1927.

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