Dr Oz hosts a hugely popular television show which focuses primarily on medical issues and healthy living. He first came to prominence in 2004 with appearances as a health expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show. A cardiothoracic surgeon and a Columbia University professor, he is a proponent of alternative medicine and often draws upon his Turkish heritage when giving advice. He has co-authored, with Michael F. Roizen, six New York Times best sellers, and has a regular column in Esquire magazine amongst others.
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