SEASON 4, EPISODE 405 | AIRED ON 12/02/12

Oprah and Neurosurgeon Eben Alexander: Proof of Heaven

Oprah Winfrey sits down with neurosurgeon Dr. Eben Alexander, whose remarkable near-death experience radically shifted his faith. At age 54, he was forced into a coma by a life-threatening strain of bacterial meningitis. Dr. Alexander claims this near-death experience propelled him to heaven and back. During his conversation with Oprah, he discusses the details of his journey and his New York Times best-selling book, Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife. Find out how Dr. Alexander's closest peers reacted to his spiritual experience and what it meant to his faith, family and career.