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An Evening with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, MD

presented by Englewood Health

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, is the multiple Emmy® award-winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. He plays an integral role in CNN's reporting on health and medical news for all its shows domestically and internationally and contributes to CNN.com. His medical training and public health policy experience distinguishes his reporting from war zones and natural disasters, as well as on a range of medical and scientific topics, including the recent Ebola outbreak, brain injury, disaster recovery, health care reform, fitness, military medicine, and HIV/AIDS.

Gupta joined CNN in the summer of 2001 and reported from New York following the attacks on the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001. In 2003, he embedded with the U.S. Navy’s “Devil Docs” medical unit, reporting from Iraq and Kuwait as the unit traveled to Baghdad. He provided live coverage of the first operation performed during the war and performed life-saving brain surgery five times himself in a desert operating room. He embedded with the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne in 2009 and accompanied them on life-saving rescue missions in Afghanistan.

Other highlights of his coverage include his reporting from earthquake- and tsunami-ravaged Japan in 2011, as he added clarity and context to the human impact and radiation concerns. The year before he reported on the devastating earthquake in Haiti and the unprecedented flooding in Pakistan.

Gupta is a member of the staff and faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine. He is associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital and performs surgery at Emory University and Grady hospitals. He holds memberships in the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Council on Foreign Relations. He serves as a diplomate of the American Board of Neurosurgery and a certified medical investigator.

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  • September 21, 2018 7:30 PM Add