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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    Millions of people take drugs to reduce their cholesterol or blood pressure -- but natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola thinks that's the wrong approach. In this video, he and Dr. Oz discuss the best ways to improve these common health problems. Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Until recently, only 10 to 20% of people diagnosed with advanced melanoma, the deadliest of skin cancers,...Full Post
    1. Michael A. Gleiber , MD I had the privilege of learning from Mehmet Oz, MD as a surgical intern on the Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Service at NYP/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Oz is one of the most gifted surgeons -- responsible for training countless surgeons in practice now. - Michael A. Gleiber, MD
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    It’s said that new habits die easily, but old habits die hard, and that seems to be especially true when...Full Post
    1. Ruth Stalker I have PAC and three valves that regurgitate. I take one81mg aspirin a day. If I have continous chest pain, I chew up four 81mg and head to the ER.
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    2. David Wilson Jr I'm Allergic to Aspirin and penicillan.
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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    Everyone likes their home to smell clean and fresh but synthetic fragrances such as air fresheners and fragrance candles that waft through the air can negatively affect the quality of indoor air, damage lung tissue and airways, and irritate the eyes. Keep it real. If your house is clean, it shouldn't...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Go with the grain -- whole grain that is! That’s a slogan everyone could live by, because whole grains are...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    There are simple tips that can help everyone fend off blue moods and prevent depressive symptoms. Ensuring adequate sleep, getting enough exercise, reaching out to social supports, getting exposure to sunlight, and taking in omega-3 fatty acids all are great first-line strategies to fight depression....Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    Although chest pain is the most common symptom in both men and women, the location of the pain will depend on which part of the heart is affected. It most often is described as a tightness or pressure across the chest. But the pain can feel like something else, such as a stomach cramp, indigestion,...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When This is Where I Leave You hit theaters, 76-year-old Jane Fonda was fit as ever -- and that’s after a...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    Alcohol is a double-edged sword. In its favor, it decreases inflammation, for reasons not fully understood. But too much of it can cause aging of the immune system, perhaps by inactivating the cells that defend you.

    Anything more than about two and a half drinks daily for men and one and a half drinks...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Around 4 million babies will be born in the US and Canada this year and if you’re one of the new parents...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

    It’s like adding insult to injury, receiving a one-two punch, or kicking someone when they’re down: If you’re...Full Post
    1. Frank Romano Hello Dr. Oz, thank you for informing the public about the misinformation on GM food and vaccine. After reading: "Malpractice on Dr. Oz: Pop health expert hosts anti-GM foods rant; Scientists respond Jon Entine October 19, 2012 Genetic Literacy Project " I know now they are scared of you. Please, keep up the true about food and alternative treatments, in your show.
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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

    If you’re among the 59% of Americans who regularly sip diet drinks, it’s time for a change. A ground-breaking,...Full Post
    1. Frank Romano ingHello Dr. Oz, thank you for inform the public about the misinformation on GM food and vaccine. After reading: Malpractice on Dr. Oz: Pop health expert hosts anti-GM foods rant; Scientists respond Jon Entine October 19, 2012 Genetic Literacy Project, I know now they are scared of you. Please, keep up the true information about foods and alternative tratments, in your show.
      On Dec 11
    2. Ruth Stalker I NEVER drink diet soda of any kind and use no sugar. I use only Truvia from the Stevia plant which,as you know is a natural plant,
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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

    The idea that, “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem,” has been around since biblical...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
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    Over 50 million American adults have high blood pressure, also called hypertension. The scariest part is that 1 out of every 3 isn't even aware they have this serious medical condition. High blood pressure can cause a host medical problems including cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and...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

    Hey, Mom and Dad, the axiom, “Do as I say, not as I do,” turns out to be a pretty inadequate way to teach...Full Post