Physician’s Profile

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Mehmet C. Oz, MD, FACS

Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Affiliations: 
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Board Certificates: 
Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular
Surgery, General
Thoracic Surgery
Expertise: 
Heart Surgery
Cardiac Surgery
Bloodless Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Repair
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
Mitral/Aortic Valve Replacement
Coronary Artery Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Aneurysm Repair
Arterial Insufficiency
Aortic Disease
Thoracic Aneurysm Surgery
Aortic Aneurysm
Atrial Fibrillation
Heart Failure
Heart Valve Repair
Off Pump Coronary Bypass Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Surgery
Mechanical Assist Device
Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery
Heart Transplantation
Coronary Artery Bypass
Marfan's Syndrome
Pericardial Disease
Open Heart Surgery
Thoracic Aneurysm
Valve Reconstruction/Repair
Valve Replacement
Honors: 

Emmy Awards for Best Daytime Television Host

Emmy Awards for Best Daytime TV show (informative)

Emmy Awarding winning host of "The Dr Oz Show"

Listed in Castle Connolly Guide

Listed in Healers of the Millennium Healthy Living Magazine

Listed in Doctors of the Year, Hippocrates Magazine

Listed in Best Doctors of the Year, New York Magazine

American Legacy Foundation Honors: Humanitarian in Medicine and Public Health Award, 2009

44th Annual National Magazine Awards (April 30, 2009): Personal Service Category Esquire Magazine: "Retool, Reboot, Rebuild", 2009 

Books for a Better Life Hall of Fame (February 23, 2009)

Time 100. The World's 100 Most Influential People, 2008

Urbantech Honoree, 2008

Ellis Island Medals of Honor, May 10, 2008

The Harvard 100, 02138 Magazine, The Most Influential Alumni, 2006

FREDDIE Award, Discovery Health Channel's "Transplant!" series, Host, 2006

Quills Awards, YOU: The Smart Patient, Co-author, Finalist in Health and Self Improvement category, 2006

Silver TELLY Award, Discovery Health Channel's "Transplant!" series, Host, 2006

Department of Health & Human Services - CDC, James S. Marks Pioneer in Prevention Guest Lecturer, 2005

Bastyr University, 25th Anniversary Silver Award, 2004

Books for a Better America Award (for Healing from the Heart), 1999

Named Global Leader of Tomorrow, World Economic Forum, 1999

Robert E. Gross Research Scholarship, AATS, 1994-96

Named Turkish American of the Year, 1996

Research Award, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, 1991

Blakemore Research Awards, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1988-91

Interests: 
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Complementary medicine
Healthcare outcomes analysis
Heart replacement
Publications: 
Cawley, J. Cisek-Gillman, L. Roberts, Rob. Cocotas, C. Smith-Cook, T. Bouchard, M. Oz, M. Effect of HealthCorps, a High School Peer Mentoring Program, on Youth Diet and Physical Activity. Childhood Obesity 2011; 7 (5)1-8.
Mezzacappa, ES. Arumugam, U. Chen, S. Stein, TR. Oz M., Buckle, J. Coconut Fragrance and Cardiovascular Response to Laboratory Stress. Holistic Nursing Practice 2010; 24(6): 1-11.
Oz MC. How Surgery Taught Me about Media. World Journal of Surgery 2010 34; 635-636.
Iribarne A, Karpenko A, Russo MJ, Cheema F, Umann T, Oz MC, Smith CR, Argenziano M. Eight-Year Experience with Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery. World Journal of Surgery 2010; 34: 611-615.
Garrido M.J., Cheema F.H., William M.R., Kherani A.R., Vigilance D.W., Oz M.C., Argenziano M. BEAMS: Epicardial Measurements using a benchtop mock-loop system. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 2009 (in press).