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Dr. Mehmet Oz

(Television Host/Heart Surgeon)

oz_hpthumbDr. Mehmet Oz, host of The Dr. Oz Show, is Vice-Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University and directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is the author of five New York Times Best Sellers (including “YOU: The Owner’s Manual,” “YOU: The Smart Patient,” and “YOU: On a Diet”), hosts a daily talk show on Sirius XM Radio’s “Oprah Radio,” pens a National Magazine Award-winning column in Esquire Magazine, is a regular columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine, and performs over 200 heart operations annually. Among his many accolades, Dr. Oz has been honored as one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” (2008), Esquire’s 75 “Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” and a “Global Leader of Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum (1999-2004).

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised outside of Philadelphia, PA, Oz received his undergraduate degree from Harvard and a joint MD and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Wharton Business School. His medical philosophy combines traditional Western techniques for treating disease with alternative ideas about healthy lifestyle choices. Oz attributes this philosophy in part to his background, a Turkish heritage which “allows [him] to see the world from different perspectives.” Mehmet’s father, Mustafa, was born in Bozkir, a small town in the Konya Province of central Turkey. The child of a rather poor family, Mustafa excelled in school and earned scholarships that would eventually allow him passage to the United States as a resident in a Cleveland hospital in 1955. Dr. Oz’s mother, Suna, came from a wealthier lineage. Her ancestors include civil engineers, writers, and businessmen. Several of Suna’s great-grandparents were originally from the Caucasus mountain range but fled the area after its take-over in the 1860s by the Russian Empire. Dr. Oz now lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife and their four children.

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    Looking at these in terms of challenge and strategy, Monopoly has to be #1 for me as well, but I’d put Risk up there at #2 for popularity and fun, because it rocked. Either game could be drawn out for days, but Monopoly at least had a short game, and fast-paced shortcuts to quicker games. Scrabble is hugely popular still, with clubs and tournaments, so I’d put that at #3. I’m glad to see someone else liked Mastermind I found that it wasn’t too hard to set up unlikely codes, and the challenge of breaking the other person’s code was fantastic. It was mostly a game of elimination of possible codes, but the mental exercise was always rewarding. I could break anyone’s code in less than ten moves. Likewise, Battleship was both challenging and aggravating, because no matter how good you were at eliminating where your opponents ships were or weren’t, you could still have all your ships sunk before you could finish your attacks, just through your opponent’s random choices.
    I also liked Connect Four, for the exercise it provided in being observant of more than one direction at once. With a little work, this one could be expanded to three dimensions, and make a challenging adult game.

  • fatima

    umm….i want a question for dr.oz is he a sunnii muslim or soffi?
    i love u doctor oz i am a muslim and im from UAE , u are one of the best docs ive ever seen on tv .

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