Dr. Sanjay Gupta is a triathlete, devoted father, brain surgeon, and dedicated global journalist.
However, millions of loyal viewers follow and know Dr. Gupta as the multiple Emmy-award winning Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN, and as their go-to authority for major developments in medicine, personal health, and health care.
Sanjay Gupta, who is also a practicing neurosurgeon, has covered some of the decade's biggest stories: the attacks of 9/11, Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina, the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia, the 2010 devastating earthquake in Haiti, and Japan in 2011 following the earthquake and tsunami. He has contributed to CNN's Peabody Award-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina, and, during the war in Iraq, reported as an embedded correspondent with the U.S. Navy's medical unit. He even performed brain surgery five times while embedded. Sanjay Gupta’s gonzo journalistic style, combined with his seemingly unlimited medical knowledge, has made him one of the most trusted and respected names in the medical world. Basically, he's a medical rock star.
At CNN, Dr. Gupta delivers segments, hosts House Call with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, produces New You Resolution, and oversees Fit Nation, an ongoing, multi-platform, grassroots initiative against obesity. He also writes a column for TIME, and hosts a weekly podcast, "Paging Dr. Gupta." When not at CNN, Dr. Gupta works at the department of neurosurgery at the Emory University School of Medicine. He also performs surgery weekly at Grady Memorial Hospital, where he is chief of neurosurgery. In 1997, Gupta was chosen as a White House Fellow, one of only 15 appointed, and served as special advisor to The First Lady. He has won both the Humanitarian Award from the National Press Photographers Association. In a nod betraying his growing fame, he has even been named by People as One of The Sexiest Men Alive. His book, Cheating Death, was released in October 2009.
He is a dedicated, global journalist and is passionate about inspiring Americans to lead healthier, more active lives. His devotion to reporting from war zones and natural disasters, as well as on a range of medical and scientific topics, has distinguished him as an integral reporter for audiences worldwide.
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