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Dr.Michael F. Roizen

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: 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.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Dr.Michael F. Roizen on WorldCat:

Selected Titles

  Siz, genç kalın
ISBN: 9789944983518 OCLC: 806275230

Koridor Yayıncılık, İstanbul : 2008.

The RealAge makeover :
ISBN: 0060196823 OCLC: 54006603

HarperCollins, New York : ©2004.

Shares new medical findings, identifying foods and practices that can decrease susceptibility to numerous age-related conditions.

The RealAge workout :
ISBN: 0060009373 OCLC: 63297866

Collins, New York : ©2006.

Dr. Roizen's books reveal simple lifestyle changes that have profound effects on the aging process. This book explains the importance of gradually phasing exercise into your everyday routine, because even the smallest changes in behavior can make you feel, look, and be younger. No matter how busy your schedule, Dr. Roizen shows how to gain the maximum benefits from a minimum amount of time and effort. He offers a series of calculations that factor in age, genetics, and lifestyle so you can determine your overall health and create a program. The workout then begins--just by walking 30 minutes a day, you can significantly improve your overall health and have more energy. After you've adjusted to this, the book will guide you through a series of training phases during which you will steadily develop your foundation muscles and eventually add a stamina-building program to help you maintain improved health.--From publisher description.

Watts and Woodstock;
ISBN: 0060009365 OCLC: 623378

Holt, Rinehart and Winston New York, [1973]

You :
ISBN: 0061473677 OCLC: 191882079

Collins, New York, NY : 2008.

A new edition of a popular health-care primer features new chapters on fitness-bolstering workouts and understanding the liver and pancreas, in a guide that also provides an updated Q & A section and additional recipes.

  You on a diet :
ISBN: 9781933028507 OCLC: 123378052

DPTV Media, [Place of publication not identified] : [2007]

Provides complete and easy to follow action steps on how to diet smart. In depth instruction on how to reorganize your lifestyle to start building a healthier, slimmer you. Learn to: determine your ideal waist size & discover why waist is most important; decode food labels; use food to help you lose waist & weight; eat to energize your body and decrease binging; incorporate exercise into your daily routine; restock your kitchen so it makes you lose inches & pounds; select healthy grains to make you younger and thinner.

You staying young :
ISBN: 0743292561 OCLC: 147987528

Free Press, New York : ©2007.

Most of us believe that once we reach 40 or so, we begin the slow and steady decline of our minds and bodies. But according to Drs. Roizen and Oz, aging isn't a decline of our systems--the very biological processes that age us are actually designed to help us when we're younger. At the core of the book are the Major Agers, fourteen biological processes that control your aging. The doctors explain how to fight their effects, and provide a 14-day plan to help you along your path to staying young.--From publisher description.

You, being beautiful :
ISBN: 1416572341 OCLC: 209701214

Free Press, New York : 2008.

A guide to looking and feeling beautiful counsels readers on the connection between health and beauty while outlining scientifically valid recommendations for skin care, diet, stress management, alleviating pain, and achieving happiness.

You, losing weight :
ISBN: 1451640714 OCLC: 687670302

Free Press, New York : ©2011.

Offers ninety-tine tips and strategies for losing weight intelligently, explaining the limits of the human body and providing nutrition and exercise suggestions to lose weight and keep it off for good.

You, on a diet :
ISBN: 0743292545 OCLC: 70867132

Free Press, New York : ©2006.

Includes material on appetite, digestion, inflammation, health hazards of fat, and metabolism.

You, the smart patient :
ISBN: 0743293010 OCLC: 63205139

A guide to taking charge of one's own health care offers detailed information and advice on hospitals, communicating with doctors, therapeutic options, pain management, and other health care challenges.

You-- the owner's manual :
ISBN: 9780060765323 OCLC: 658168291

William Morrow, New York : 2013, ©2012.

Outlines steps to achieving overall physical health, addressing each area of the body in a series of chapters designed to challenge popular myths while informing readers on a range of dietary, exercise, and therapeutic concerns.

You-- the owner's manual :
ISBN: 0060765313 OCLC: 57422320

HarperResource, New York : ©2005.

Outlines steps to achieving overall physical health, addressing each area of the body in a series of chapters designed to challenge popular myths while informing readers on a range of dietary, exercise, and therapeutic concerns.