Dr. Oz is Vice-Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters and medical books, has received several patents, and performs more than 100 heart surgeries per year.
Oz is the founder of HealthCorps, a non-profit organization that pays a small stipend to recent college graduates to spend two years in high schools mentoring students about health, nutrition, and fitness.
He also co-founded Sharecare, an interactive Q&A platform that allows industry experts to answer health-related questions.
Dr. Oz authored seven New York Times Best Sellers, has a regular column in O, The Oprah Magazine, Time and AARP, and recently launched his own magazine called “The Good Life”.
In addition, Dr. Oz has been named in Forbes magazine’s Most Influential Celebrity list (2010-2014), has been honored as one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, Esquire magazine’s 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century, and as a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum.