Mehmet Oz

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Date of Birth June 11, 1960
Place of Birth Cleveland, Ohio
Age 60 years old
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Mehmet Oz

Mehmet Cengiz Öz, known professionally as Dr. Oz, is a Turkish-American television personality, cardiothoracic surgeon, Columbia University professor, pseudoscience promoter, journalist, and author. In 2003, Oprah Winfrey was the first guest on the Discovery Channel series Second Opinion with Dr. Oz, and, since 2004, Oz became a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, making more than sixty appearances. In 2009, The Dr. Oz Show, a daily television program focusing on medical issues and personal health, was launched by Winfrey's Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television. He is a proponent of alternative medicine, and has been criticized by physicians, government officials, and publications, including Popular Science and The New Yorker, for endorsing unproven products and non-scientific advice.

Born: Mehmet Cengiz Öz, June 11, 1960, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Education: Harvard University (BS), University of Pennsylvania (MD, MBA)
Occupation: Talk show host, surgeon, author
Years active: 1982–present
Children: 4, including Daphne Oz
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About Mehmet Oz

Oprah Winfrey introduced this health expert to TV viewers. He began his solo TV career with the Dr. Oz Show in 2009.

Before Fame

He taught in the Department of Surgery at Columbia University.


After the success of his appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, he launched the Dr. Oz Show.

Family Life

He got married to Lisa Oz on July 29, 1985, and they had four children together.


He and Sanjay Gupta became two of the most recognized doctors in the United States.

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