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Name:  Dr.Michael F. Roizen  

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Genre: Non-Fiction

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Roizen lived in Chicago and was Professor of Medicine and Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Michael F. Roizen is an internist and anesthesiologist. He has been continuously listed as one of the 1,000 Best Doctors in the United States. He is a Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude graduate of Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts), and an Alpha Omega graduate of the University of California Medical School in San Francisco. Dr. Roizen completed a residency in internal medicine at Harvard's Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, a tour of duty in the Yellow Beret of the Public Health Service at The National Institutes of Health in the lab of Irv Kopin and Nobel Prize Winner Julius Axelrod and an anesthesiology residency at UCSF. After 9 years on the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco, Roizen started and served as medical director of the Chicago Program for Executive Health. He also chaired the top-10-rated department of anesthesia and critical care at the University of Chicago. He then became dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for biomedical sciences at SUNY Upstate. After serving as CEO of the Biotechnology Research Corporation of Central New York, Dr. Michael Roizen accepted positions as chief wellness officer of the Cleveland Clinic and as chair of the Division of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Comprehensive Pain Management at the Cleveland Clinic.Roizen continues to practice internal medicine and uses the RealAge measurement routinely to motivate patients in both his medical and preoperative practices to healthier behaviors. He has received numerous awards, including over 10 named lectureships or professorships, on over 5 continents.Roizen is a past President of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, has chaired an FDA advisory committee, is an editor or associate editor of 6 medical journals, has edited the University of Chicago's Better Health Newsletter, a top ranked squash player, and is married to another physician listed as one of the 1,000 best physicians in the Midwest, Dr. Nancy Roizen.Dr. Roizen has given lectures to medical groups in over 47 states and 18 foreign countries. He regularly teaches in the University of Chicago program that provides medical school training to lay audiences (MINI-MED), and has recently served as "Dean" of that program.Roizen has published over 120 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 100 chapters, 25 editorials, 2 books (one of which is a "Medical Best Seller"). His work is quoted in Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, and he has been interviewed on CBS, NBC, The Fox Network, and CNN about various medical topics, including estrogen or hormone replacement therapy, DHEA, and the value of strength training in reducing your RealAge.


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