Michael Roizen

  • Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic
  • Chair, Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute
  • Co-Founder, RealAge

Dr. Michael Roizen is Chief Wellness Officer at the Cleveland Clinic and J. Gorman and Family Chair of the Wellness Institute. Dr. Roizen has founded twelve companies, co-invented a drug approved by the FDA, and published a series of highly popular #1 New York Times bestsellers: YOU: The Owner's Manual, YOU: On A Diet, and YOU: Staying Young, as well as the #2 bestselling YOU: The Smart Patient, all co-authored with Dr. Mehmet Oz.  He has given over 1,500 lectures to professional medical groups and has been recognized with over 25 professional lectureships. 

 
  

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A wonderful, engaging speaker who provided information many had never received from their personal physician. Upper management not only wants him back but wants his web information made available to all employees.

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Michael Roizen
  • GUM
  • Abbot Laboratories
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RealAge: Are You As Young as You Can Be?

In this speech, Dr. Roize tackles how to ward off the aging process so you look and feel younger. ...

In this speech, Dr. Roize tackles how to ward off the aging process so you look and feel younger. 

YOU: On a Diet

Diet smart not hard. The only way to make dieting really work is to make eating so easy and automatic that you are not suffering in any way when you are dieting. Roizen will teach you about your body and give you the plan and formulas that will help you lose two inches from your waist in two weeks ...

Diet smart not hard. The only way to make dieting really work is to make eating so easy and automatic that you are not suffering in any way when you are dieting. Roizen will teach you about your body and give you the plan and formulas that will help you lose two inches from your waist in two weeks on your way to your ideal size. 

YOU: Smart Patient

100,000 people a year die from hospital mistakes. This speech shows how to navigate your way through the hospital system and doctor visits to avoid being one of these casualties and to maximize your benefits from the doctor/hospital relationship by getting the best treatment possible because you kn ...

100,000 people a year die from hospital mistakes. This speech shows how to navigate your way through the hospital system and doctor visits to avoid being one of these casualties and to maximize your benefits from the doctor/hospital relationship by getting the best treatment possible because you know what to do and what questions to ask.

YOU: Being Beautiful

In this speech, the categories explored are physical, emotional, and relational beauty. Dr. Roizen will emphasize how little changes in your routine can help you become happier and healthier and help you separate truth from fiction amid the bombardment of claims from the billion dollar beauty indust ...

In this speech, the categories explored are physical, emotional, and relational beauty. Dr. Roizen will emphasize how little changes in your routine can help you become happier and healthier and help you separate truth from fiction amid the bombardment of claims from the billion dollar beauty industry.

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How to Prevent Diabetes (or stop it once it starts; yes, stop it in its tracks) YOU: Raising a Child YOU: The Owner’s Manual YOU: Staying Young: A fourteen day plan to start looking and feeling younger. Corporate Wellness: best practices for corporate wellness ...

  • How to Prevent Diabetes (or stop it once it starts; yes, stop it in its tracks)
  • YOU: Raising a Child
  • YOU: The Owner’s Manual
  • YOU: Staying Young: A fourteen day plan to start looking and feeling younger.
  • Corporate Wellness: best practices for corporate wellness 

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Dr. Michael Roizen is Chief Wellness Officer at the Cleveland Clinic and J. Gorman and Family Chair of the Wellness Institute.  The Wellness Institute’s programs have helped Cleveland Clinic employees lose more than 444,000 pounds; reduce blood pressures and smoking rates; increase engagement by 45 percent; as well as flatten the cost curve for employee health.  The Institute and its Enterprise work with more than 40 corporations to share the wellness practices that have been developed at the Clinic with employees of these industries. 

Dr. Roizen is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College and Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.  He performed his residency in internal medicine at Harvard's Beth Israel Hospital and completed a tour of duty in the Public Health Service at the National Institutes of Health.  He is certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Anesthesiology.  He has authored over 175 peer reviewed publications as well as four medical textbooks, served 16 years on FDA advisory committees (including as a chair) and served as an editor for six medical journals.

Dr. Roizen has founded twelve companies, co-invented a drug approved by the FDA, and published a series of highly popular #1 New York Times bestsellers:YOU: The Owner's Manual, YOU: On A Diet, and YOU: Staying Young, as well as the #2bestsellingYOU: The Smart Patient, all co-authored with Dr. Mehmet Oz.  He has authored a new book, titled: This Is Your Do-Over: The Seven Secrets to Losing Weight, Living Longer, and Getting A Second Chance at the Life You Want (Scribner).

Dr. Roizen co-founded RealAge Inc. and his first general-audience book, RealAge: Are You as Young as You Can Be? became a New York Times #1 bestseller and was awarded the Best Wellness Book of 1999 by the Books for a Better Life Awards.  His RealAge and YOU books have been translated into more than 44 languages and ranked #1 in five other countries, in addition to resulting in four #1 New York Times bestsellers, the most of any physician.

He chaired the United Way Fund Raising effort at the Clinic in 2006, and served on the boards of five non-profit foundations. He served as President of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists in 1997-8, and has won over 75 trophies in class A squash competition.  His wife is a developmental pediatrician also listed in the Best Doctors in America. The Roizens have two children: Jenny, a PhD graduate of the California Institute of Technology, post-doc in organic chemistry at Stanford, now a faculty member at Duke, and Jeffrey, an MD/PhD graduate of Washington University, and faculty member in pediatric endocrinology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Roizen has given over 1,500 lectures to professional medical groups and has been recognized with over 25 professional lectureships. He has appeared more than 18 times each on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The TODAY Show, Good Morning America, Canada AM, the 700 Club, and The Dr. Oz show.  He and Dr. Oz write a column syndicated to 134 newspapers worldwide.  He hosts a two-hour radio on RadioMD.com, and 18 terrestrial stations.  He has shared a daytime Emmy for his work on the Dr. Oz show.  He and Dr. Oz shared an Elle in 2008, a lifetime achievement award from Books for Better Health, and the Paul Rodgers award for best medical communicators by the National Library of Medicine.