Columbia Faculty Members Offer Partial Defense Of Dr. Oz In USA Today

April 23, 2015 8:28 PM

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Columbia Faculty Members Offer Partial Defense Of Dr. Oz In USA Today

Last week a group of 10 top physicians called for Mehmet Oz's dismissal from Columbia University, where the celebrity doctor currently serves as vice chair of the school's surgery department. The doctors, led by Stanford University's Henry Miller, accused Oz of "promoting quack treatments and cures in the interest of personal financial gain."

On Thursday, eight members of Columbia's medical faculty offered a partial defense of Oz in an op-ed published by USA Today. Though the faculty members admitted that "unsubstantiated medicine sullies the reputation of Columbia University and undermines the trust that is essential to physician-patien...

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