Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

Bio

Michael F. Roizen, MD, a Sharecare Editorial Advisory member, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College, Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, and is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine. In 2007 Dr. Roizen was named the Chief Wellness Officer (the first such position in a major healthcare institution in the United States) for Cleveland Clinic, and Chair of its Wellness Institute. Dr. Roizen co-founded RealAge and chairs its Scientific Advisory Board. He is 68 calendar years of age, but his RealAge is 47.9. He and Dr Oz have authored 8 NY Times bestsellers between them, and three separately, including 4 #1 NY Times Bestsellers, including RealAge, Are You As Young As You Can Be, YOU: The Owner’s Manual, YOU: On A Diet, the Owner’s Manual for Waist Management, and YOU Staying Young, the Owner’s Manual for Extending Your Warranty.

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  • Cleveland Clinic

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Knee replacement surgery can temporarily return the joint to an earlier, better level of function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, new research suggests.

    The surgery "acts like a time machine" for these patients, said study senior author K...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Knee replacement surgery can temporarily return the joint to an earlier, better level of function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, new research suggests.

    The surgery "acts like a time machine" for these patients, said study senior author K...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with back pain that doesn't improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest.

    The infection -- called vertebral osteomyelitis -- could lead to paralysis or death if it's not diagnosed and treated co...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with back pain that doesn't improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest.

    The infection -- called vertebral osteomyelitis -- could lead to paralysis or death if it's not diagnosed and treated co...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

    Triglycerides are a type of blood fat created by the food you eat. At very high levels, they can cause heart problems and pancreatiti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

    Triglycerides are a type of blood fat created by the food you eat. At very high levels, they can cause heart problems and pancreatiti...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of a temporary, implanted balloon device for weight loss may have many wondering how -- and how well -- it works.

    Called the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System, the device consists of two con...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart patients are advised to receive an implanted cardiac defibrillator to keep their heart functioning properly.

    Now, a new study of 1,200 people shows that, in many cases, these devices do their job very well.

    Within a f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart patients are advised to receive an implanted cardiac defibrillator to keep their heart functioning properly.

    Now, a new study of 1,200 people shows that, in many cases, these devices do their job very well.

    Within a f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney stones can quickly cause extreme pain, and passing the stones is the immediate goal for patients.

    Now, a new study finds that the drug tamsulosin (Flomax) can boost the passage of large kidney stones, but not small ones.

    "Small...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney stones can quickly cause extreme pain, and passing the stones is the immediate goal for patients.

    Now, a new study finds that the drug tamsulosin (Flomax) can boost the passage of large kidney stones, but not small ones.

    "Small...Full Article

  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    In a 1984 Gillette commercial, football coach Dan Reeves was asked about the three “nevers” it takes to...Full Post
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
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    “New study finds #omega3 's (get from plants like walnuts or fish like salmon or supps like DHA) may improve treatment 4 cancer patients”

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to combat adult obesity.

    Inflated inside the stomach, the device appears to create a sense of fullness, although how it works isn't completely...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese Americans struggling to shed pounds have a new weight-loss option: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a temporary, implanted balloon device to treat obesity.

    The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (ReShape Dual...Full Article