Dr. Oz is a vice-chair of surgery and professor of cardiac surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and is a founder and director of the Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Columbia. Dr. Oz's research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and health care policy. Dr. Oz has appeared on Second Opinion with Dr. Oz on the Discovery Channel. He is the author of over 350 original publications, book chapters, abstracts and books. He has received several patents.
Dr. Michael Roizen
Dr. Roizen, or "Dr. Mike," is Chair of the Division of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Pain Management at the Cleveland Clinic, where he practices both internal medicine and anesthesiology. "Dr. Mike" also developed a program in Partnership medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital aimed at helping its members reverse biological aging and live longer, more vibrant lives.
Dr. Roizen is also the founder and chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of RealAge, Inc., a San Diego-based company, which includes an interactive website located at www.RealAge.com.
Dr Roizen has given more than 1,200 lectures on medical topics to professional medical groups. He continues to use the RealAge metric to motivate his patients. "Dr. Mike" is 59 calendar years of age, but lives his RealAge paradigm—his RealAge of 41.2!
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