Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD

Bio

Sharecare co-creator Dr. Oz is Vice-Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is also the Emmy Winning host of the nationally syndicated talk show, "The Dr. Oz Show". He has authored or co-authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books and has received several patents. He performs 100 heart operations annually.

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  • Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital

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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When Cheech and Chong lit up the movie screens with their marijuana-fogged dialogue they probably never i...Full Post
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    Some people describe a surge of romantic passion as your heart “skipping a beat,” but if your doctor tells...Full Post
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When the weather is just right, it’s hard not to fire up the grill. Eating a lot of grilled protein amps-up...Full Post
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Guys, want to keep your sperm healthy and increase your chances of conception if you’re trying to have a...Full Post
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study done from the heights of Mount Everest, Italian researchers found that your blood pressure steadily increases if you ascend to great heights.

    They also found that a drug widely used to treat high blood ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who take part in clinical trials of new heart disease treatments are generally younger and healthier than the typical heart patient, a new study confirms.

    Experts said the findings, which appear in the Aug. 27 Journal of the American Me...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Aspirin may offer an alternative for people who've had blood clots in the deep veins of the legs and can't tolerate long-term use of blood thinners, according to Australian researchers.

    The condition, called deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can be lif...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD posted a photo:
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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Think you’re hitting the gym hard? You might not be doing as much as you thought. Turns out people typically...Full Post
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    2. Rebecca Tripp sadly I'm in a lot of pain due to sciatica nerve but I take pain pills (Al eve) to get through my jantioral job nightly.
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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    With 1.4 billion smartphones floating around, it’s clear techno-intensity is making people drop out of co...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Heart-shaped leaves and a peppery punch make watercress a foodie favorite in salads and sandwiches. And r...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Men’s mental health is often overlooked. Symptoms of depression in men may be different than in women, so may not be as easily recognized. While more women attempt suicide, men are four times as likely to complete it. If you’re noticing or concerned about changes in your or a loved one’s mood, get...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    From taking hard hits on the football field to making marathons look easy, being a world-class athlete takes...Full Post
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiothoracic Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pigs' hearts transplanted into baboons survived for more than a year, which is twice as long as previously achieved, researchers report.

    The work is part of efforts to find ways to use animal organs to shorten transplant waiting lists.

    ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may help older women avoid a condition that causes a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, a new study shows.

    Physically active postmenopausal women had a 10 percent lower risk of developing atrial fibrillation, compared to wom...Full Article