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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Affiliation:

  • Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital

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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    Tendonitis due to computer use is increasing. I will discuss in this video what tendonitis is and how it can be easily treated and prevented. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three leading groups of heart experts have issued updated guidelines that set blood pressure goals for people with heart disease.

    Specifically, the guidelines reinforce a target blood pressure of less than 140/90 mm Hg for those at risk for hear...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that use of the CoreValve "valve-in-valve" aortic replacement has been expanded to include people at extreme risk for serious complications of traditional open-heart surgery.

    The CoreValve Syst...Full Article

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    Dork. Nerd. Geek. Some labels can hurt. Others -- high voltage, thin ice, wet paint -- can help. But when...Full Post
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    According to researchers in Canada, if you’re obese, you may be giving yourself a devastating life-shortening...Full Post
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    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Assuming you're at a healthy body weight before your pregnancy, you should steadily gain 5-7 pounds in the first trimester, 18-22 in the second trimester and 12-15 in the third, for a total of 35-44 pounds gained. Read More
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    Death Valley gets less than two inches of rain a year and summer temperatures can soar to 120°F or higher....Full Post
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Halting the use of cholesterol-lowering statins in terminally ill patients may improve their quality of life, a new study indicates.

    These findings suggest that care for terminally ill patients can be improved by taking them off medication prim...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    Dr. Mike was walking through his Wellness Center one afternoon when he heard someone comment, “I love ex...Full Post
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially life-threatening slowing of the heart can occur when the common heart drug amiodarone is taken with new hepatitis C medications, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

    The dangerous slowing of the heart -- called symptomati...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overall death rate from high blood pressure in the United States has increased 23 percent since 2000, even as the death rate from all other causes has dropped 21 percent, health officials reported Thursday.

    That spike was seen in both gend...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    To help prevent a misstep in your medical diagnosis you need to be an active and persistent participant in your care. Follow this advice the next time you are heading to the doctor.
    • Do your homework. Although there is a risk you may get more confused if you do too much research before you see your doct
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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


    Rheumatiz Gulch, Oregon: Hearing the name makes your bones ache, doesn’t it? And if you’re one of the 1.5...Full Post