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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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans qualify for treatment with cholesterol-lowering statins under new guidelines intended to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke, a new study shows.

    Guidelines for the treatment of blood cholesterol released late last year b...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    It’s easy to say that the man in your life should probably be going to the doctor more, but it’s another thing to get him to do it. Here are a few tips for getting even the most stalwart in for a checkup:
    • Express your concern. This might seem simple, but sometimes just letting a man know you’re concerned
    ...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

    We know you’ve already heard about the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, but did you know that they...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    If you don't floss, you're allowing bacteria and plaque to remain in between your teeth, and you're inviting gum disease. At least remember to save up the money to buy the dentures you're eventually going to need -- as well as the coronary artery bypass graft, Viagra, and Botox -- since gum disease...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

    Believe it or not, when Apple released its iOS7 for iPhones the super-zoom function gave many users motion...Full Post
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Injecting beads of gel into the wall of a still-beating heart has the potential to improve the health of patients with severe heart failure, according to a new study.

    Heart patients who received the gel implant had improved blood oxygen levels a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A bad marriage increases an older adult's risk of heart trouble, and that's particularly true for women, a new study contends.

    Researchers examined five years of data from 1,200 married American men and women, aged 57 ...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    There's an easy way to find out if you have a dairy allergy: a simple test at home can give you the answer. In this video, watch as I tell Dr. Oz about his three-week anti-allergy plan, and share my favorite alternative to cow's milk. Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    There are three classic types of smiles that include the following:
    • Mona Lisa (two-thirds of people): The corners of the mouth are pulled up and out, and the upper lip is raised to show the upper teeth. The most attractive show all of their top teeth and about two millimeters of gums (any more and the
    ...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

    Not long ago, seasonal athletics gave kids the option of participating in several different sports over the...Full Post
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with congenital heart disease are at low risk for heart-related complications when they give birth, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 2.7 million women who gave birth in California, including more than 3,200 who ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) can cut the time it takes for heart attack patients to receive treatment, new research suggests.

    A study from Doha, Qatar, examined outcomes among 510 heart attack patients, and found a trans-satellite wirel...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Plastic surgeons have pored over thousands of pictures of beautiful men and women to come up with the perfectly proportioned mouth (tough work, but someone's got to do it), and this is what they've found. Rulers ready?
    • The width of the mouth should be roughly 1.6 times the width of the bottom
    ...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

    When it comes to diagnosing and treating breast cancer, enormous strides have been made in the past two d...Full Post
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Routine screening for heart disease isn't effective for people with diabetes who have no symptoms but are at high risk for a heart attack, according to a new study.

    Researchers found the screenings do not help prevent heart attacks or help patien...Full Article