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Mehmet Öz
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Mehmet Öz (May 2018)
Mehmet Cengiz Öz

(1960-06-11) June 11, 1960 (age 60)
  • United States
  • Turkey
EducationHarvard University (BS)
University of Pennsylvania (MD, MBA)
OccupationTalk show host, surgeon, author
Years active1982–present
OrganizationPresident's Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition (2018-present)
TelevisionThe Dr. Oz Show
(m. 1985)
Children4, including Daphne Oz
WebsiteOfficial website

Mehmet Cengiz Öz (Turkish: [mehˈmet dʒeɲˈɟiz œz]; born June 11, 1960),[1] known professionally as Dr. Oz, is a Turkish-American[2][3] television personality, cardiothoracic surgeon, Columbia University professor,[4] pseudoscience promoter,[5] and author.[6] In 2003, Oprah Winfrey was the first guest on the Discovery Channel series Second Opinion with Dr. Oz,[7] and, from 2004, Oz was a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, making more than sixty appearances.[7] 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.[8]

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. The British Medical Journal published a study that found more than half of the recommendations on medical talk series including The Dr. Oz Show had either no evidence or contradicted medical research.[9] Donald Trump's 2018 appointment of Oz to the President's Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition was criticized as an example of choosing "pundits over experts".[10][11] Trump appointed Oz to a second term on the council in December 2020.[12][13]

Early life[edit]

Oz was born in 1960 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Suna[14] and Mustafa Öz, who had emigrated from Konya Province, Turkey.[15][14] Mustafa, born in Bozkır, a small town in southern Turkey, earned scholarships that allowed him to emigrate to the United States as a medical resident in 1955. Suna (née Atabay), who comes from a wealthy Istanbul family, is the daughter of a pharmacist with Circassian (Shapsug) descent on her mother's side. Oz has two sisters, Seval Öz and Nazlim Öz.[16] Oz grew up in a mixed Muslim environment where his father's family practiced more traditional Islam, while his mother's family were more secular Muslims.[17]

Oz was educated at Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Delaware.[18] In 1982, he received his undergraduate degree in biology at Harvard University.[19] He played safety on Harvard's football team and won an intramural college championship playing water polo.[20] In 1986, he obtained MD and MBA degrees, respectively, at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine[18] and Penn's Wharton School.[21] He was awarded the Captain's Athletic Award for leadership in college[22] and was class president and then student body president during medical school.[23]


Mehmet Oz at ServiceNation in 2008


In 1996, Ottavio Alfieri proposed to Oz that the mitral valve only needed one suture to close a leak. He developed the idea to use a catheter to put one staple in and submitted the patent for MitraClip in 1997.[24] In the late 1990s, Oz began recommending ventricular assist devices as an alternative for patients with heart failure.[25]

In 2010, Oz joined Jeff Arnold as co-founder of Sharecare, Inc.[26][27]

Oz has been a professor at the Department of Surgery at Columbia University since 2001.[28] He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.[29]


Oz appeared as a health expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show for five seasons.[30] In 2009, Winfrey offered to produce a syndicated series hosted by him through her company, Harpo Productions.[31] The Dr. Oz Show debuted September 14, 2009, distributed by Sony Pictures Television.

On the show, Oz addressed issues like Type 2 diabetes[32] and promoted resveratrol supplements, which he stated were anti-aging.[33] His Transplant! television series won both a Freddie[34] and a Silver Telly award.[35] He served as medical director for Denzel Washington's John Q.[36]

In January 2011, Oz premiered as part of a weekly show on OWN called "Oprah's Allstars". In each episode, he, Suze Orman, and Dr. Phil answer various questions about life, health and finance. He also currently does a health segment on 1010 WINS titled "Your Daily Dose".[37]

On October 23, 2014, Surgeon Oz, showing Oz's career as a surgeon, debuted on OWN.[38]

On March 22, 2021, Oz made his debut as a guest host on Jeopardy!, a stint that would last 10 days. The decision was met with some criticism from fans and former contestants.[39][40] He hosted until April 2.[41]


Eight of Oz's books have been New York Times bestsellers, of which seven were co-authored by Michael F. Roizen. He has a regular column in Esquire magazine and O, The Oprah Magazine and his article "Retool, Reboot, and Rebuild" was awarded the 2009 National Magazine Award for Personal Service.[42] Oz and the Hearst Corporation launched the bi-monthly magazine Dr. Oz THE GOOD LIFE on February 4, 2014.[43]


Oz was heavily criticised by Senator Claire McCaskill in a hearing on consumer fraud in diet product advertising.

Oz's image and quotes have been exploited by many weight loss product scammers. While he himself has not been found to be involved in these scams, he has made statements that were exploited by scammers.[44][45] During a Senate hearing on consumer protection, Senator Claire McCaskill stated that "the scientific community is almost monolithic against you" for airing segments on weight loss products that are later cited in advertisements, concluding that Oz plays a role, intentional or not, in perpetuating these scams, and that she is "concerned that you are melding medical advice, news, and entertainment in a way that harms consumers."[46][47] He has been a spokesman and advisor for the website, which The New York Times has criticized for its pharmaceutical marketing practices.[45]

In September 2016, during his presidential campaign, Donald Trump appeared on The Dr. Oz Show.[48] In the lead-up to the show's taping, Oz promoted Trump's appearance with a claim that Oz would assess medical records submitted to the show by Trump and reveal his assessment on the show.[49] Several news outlets speculated that Trump's appearance aimed to appeal to The Dr. Oz Show's large female viewership.[50][51] In 2018, Trump appointed Oz, athletes, and The Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno to his Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. Trump's selections were criticized as choosing "pundits over experts" for the panel.[10]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of media publications reported that Oz's discussion of the 2019 coronavirus strain on television was influencing Trump's decision-making after appearing on The Dr. Oz Show and promoting Oz to an advisory role.[52][53][54][55] Oz had promoted the use of hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug, as a cure for COVID-19 on multiple Fox News broadcasts in March 2020.[56][57][58][59] Trump claimed to be taking the drug in May 2020.[60] In June 2020, the Food and Drug Administration revoked emergency use authorization of hydroxychloroquine, stating that it was "no longer reasonable to believe" that the drug was effective against COVID-19 or that its benefits outweighed "known and potential risks".[61][62][63]

In April 2020, Oz appeared on Fox News with Sean Hannity and stated that reopening schools in the United States might be worth the increased number of deaths it could potentially cause. He received major backlash on social media for the comments and later apologized claiming that he had seen the argument in an editorial on The Lancet.[64][65][66]

In November 2020, Oz was sued by his sister Nazlim Öz. Nazlim alleged that he was withholding her rental income from apartments owned by their late father Mustafa Öz. Oz stated that he was forced to withhold payments from the apartments in escrow, as their mother and other relatives were suing Nazlim in Turkish probate court over the distribution of Mustafa Öz's estate.[67][68][69]



Oz has faced criticism due to his tendency to promote pseudoscience. He has been supportive of homeopathy,[70] and is a proponent of alternative medicine.[47] Popular Science[71] and The New Yorker[31] have published critical articles on Oz for giving "non-scientific" advice.[31]

A 2014 study published in the British Medical Journal found that medical talk shows such as The Dr Oz Show and The Doctors often lack adequate information on the specific benefits or evidence of their claims. 40 episodes of each program from early 2013 were evaluated, determining that evidence supported 46 percent, contradicted 15 percent and was not found for 39 percent of the recommendations on The Dr Oz Show.[11][9]

In April 2015, a group of ten physicians from prestigious institutions called for Columbia University to part ways with Oz, who was the vice chair of the Department of Surgery. More than 1,300 doctors signed a letter sent to the university.[11][72][73]

Oz has been awarded the James Randi Educational Foundation's Pigasus Award from 2009 to 2012 for his promotion of energy therapies, support of faith healing, psychic communication with the dead and "quack medical practices, paranormal belief, and pseudoscience".[74][75][76][77]

Medical marijuana[edit]

Oz denounced the "hypocrisy" in the Drug Enforcement Administration's classification of cannabis as a Schedule I, controlled substance on Fox & Friends.[78] He has advocated for medical marijuana as a solution for the opioid epidemic during an episode of the series featuring Montel Williams.[79]


Oz has spoken in favor of the disputed practice of intermittent fasting. He became involved in a feud with actor Mark Wahlberg over not eating breakfast and took part in a push-up challenge, which Wahlberg won.[80][81]

Personal life[edit]

Oz and his wife Lisa at Time 100 gala (May 2010)

Oz lives in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, with his wife Lisa.[82] They have been married since 1985[83] and have four children and four grandchildren.[84] His eldest daughter is author and television host Daphne Oz. Oz and his wife founded HealthCorps, a non-profit organization for health education and peer mentoring.[85]

Oz is fluent in English and Turkish.[86] He is a holder of Turkish and American citizenship, having served in the Turkish Army to retain his Turkish citizenship.[2]

Oz identifies himself as a Muslim[87][88] and says that he has been influenced by the mysticism of Sufi Muslims from central Turkey,[14] as well as the ideas of Emanuel Swedenborg, the 18th-century Swedish theologian.[89][90]

Oz is a practitioner of transcendental meditation. "When I meditate, I go to that place where truth lives," he said. "I can see what reality really is, and it is so much easier to form good relationships then."[91]

In August 2010, Oz was diagnosed with a pre-cancerous polyp in the colon during a routine colonoscopy[92] which was performed as part of his show. Oz said that the procedure likely saved his life.[93]

In 2019, Oz played for the "Home" roster during the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at the Bojangles' Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina. The roster was made up of celebrities with Carolina roots.[94] He previously played in the 2010 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.[20] Also in 2019, Oz played for Team Cleveland in Major League Baseball's All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Progressive Field in Cleveland.[95]


From 1999 to 2004, Oz was named a "Global Leader of Tomorrow" by the World Economic Forum[14] and was listed on Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People" of 2008.[96] He has been nominated for nine Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Talk Show Host since The Dr. Oz Show premiered in 2009, and won the award in 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2016.[97][98][99][100]


  • Healing from the Heart: A Leading Surgeon Combines Eastern and Western Traditions to Create the Medicine of the Future, by Mehmet Öz, Ron Arias, Dean Ornish, 1999, ISBN 0-452-27955-0.
  • Complementary and Alternative Cardiovascular Medicine: Clinical Handbook, by Richard A. Stein (Editor), Mehmet, M.D. Oz (Editor), 2004, ISBN 1-58829-186-3.
  • YOU: The Owner's Manual: An Insider's Guide to the Body that Will Make You Healthier and Younger, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz, 2005, ISBN 0-06-076531-3.
  • YOU: On a Diet: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz, 2006, ISBN 0-7432-9254-5.
  • YOU: The Smart Patient: An Insider's Handbook for Getting the Best Treatment, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz, 2006, ISBN 0-7432-9301-0.
  • YOU: Staying Young: The Owner's Manual for Extending Your Warranty, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz, 2007, ISBN 0-7432-9256-1.
  • YOU: Being Beautiful: The Owner's Manual to Inner and Outer Beauty, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz, 2008, ISBN 1-4165-7234-1.
  • YOU: Breathing Easy: Meditation and Breathing Techniques to Help You Relax, Refresh, and Revitalize, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz, 2008.
  • YOU: Having a Baby: The Owner's Manual from Conception to Delivery and More, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz, 2009.
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, by Mehmet C. Oz, 2010, ISBN 1-61737-400-8.
  • Oz, Mehmet (September 26, 2017). Food Can Fix It: The Superfood Switch to Fight Fat, Defy Aging, and Eat Your Way Healthy. New York. ISBN 9781501158155.
  • Roizen, Michael F.; Oz, Mehmet (2013). YOU(R) Teen: Losing Weight: The Owner's Manual to Simple and Healthy Weight Management at Any Age (1st Free Press trade paperback ed.). New York, NY: Free Press. ISBN 9781476713571.
  • Roizen, Michael F.; Oz, Mehmet (2011). YOU: The Owner's Manual for Teens: A Guide to a Healthy Body and Happy Life (1st Free Press hardcover ed.). New York: Free Press. ISBN 9780743292580.


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