Mehmet Oz

Mehmet Oz

Speaker: Mehmet Oz

TV Host, Doctor and Author of “Healing from the Heart”


  • Health Care Policy
  • Benefits of Innovation
  • Integrated Care
  • Inspiration

Dr. Oz received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University (1982) and obtained a joint MD and MBA (1986) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Wharton Business School. He was awarded the Captain’s Athletic Award for leadership in college and was president of the student body during medical school.

Memberships include the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Surgery, American Association of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, American College of Cardiology, and American Society for Artificial Internal Organs

Awards include election as a Global Leaders of Tomorrow (1999) by the World Economic Forum, the prestigious American Association for Thoracic Surgery Robert E. Gross Research Scholarship (1994-6), the Blakemore Research Awards (1988, 89, 90, 91) from the College of Physician & Surgeons, Columbia University, the research award from the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (1991), the clinical research award and grant from the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (1993). He was voted Turkish-American of the Year in 1996 and was elected one of the Doctors of the Year by Hippocrates magazine and Healers of the Millennium by Healthy Living. His books, Healing from the Heart, won the prestigious “Books for a Better America” award (1999) and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery was elected as a Best Health Science Book by Doody’s Review Journal (2000).

Dr. Oz has appeared numerous times on the NBC Evening News with Tom Brokaw, ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings, and CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, and on 48 Hours, Turning Point, Dateline, Good Morning America, the Today Show, CNN, McNeil-Lehrer, Discovery, PBS documentaries, Oprah, and more than two dozen other shows.

He has been featured in lead stories in the New York Times Magazine, Fortune, Life, Self, Good Housekeeping, Elle, W, Interview, New York Magazine, Men’s Journal, Heart & Soul, and Reader’s Digest. He has also appeared in Sport Illustrated, People, Psychology Today, Stern, El Mundo, and numerous others.

Health Care Policy

Benefits of Innovation

Integrated Care



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