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Aleksandr Georgievich FETISOV

Otorhinoaryngologist

Aleksandr FETISOV, USSR Otorhinoaryngologist. Professor 1934; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1938; Head since 1938, Chair of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases, and Deputy Director of Studies, Tomsk Medicine Institute. Member, Communist Party, since 1948.

Background

FETISOV, Aleksandr was born in 1897.

Education

1920 graduated Medical Faculty, Tomsk University.

Career

Board member, All-Union and All-Russia Society of Otorhinolaryngologists. Since 1956 member, Editor Council, journal “Vestnik otorinolaringologii’ (Herald of Otorhinolaryngology). Deputy, Tomsk City Soviet of 2 convocation.

Evolved his own method of surgical removal of fibromata of the nasopharynx, employing medial section of the soft palate and preliminary tracheotomy. Works deal with: otorhinolaryngology. Histogenesis, clinical aspects and principles of surgical treatment of tumors of the nose, sinuses and nasopharynx.

Treatment of brain abscesses of aural and traumatic origin. Development of surgical methods in ear, nose and throat diseases, etc. 1920-1933 intern, Assistant, then lecturer, Chair of Otorhinolaryngology, Tomsk University.

For 9 years was Dean, Tomsk Medicine Institute.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1948.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1948.