The James Randi Educational Foundation noted that: "The Media Pigasus Award goes to Dr. Mehmet Oz, who has done such a disservice to his TV viewers by promoting quack medical practices that he is now the first person to win a Pigasus two years in a row. Dr. Oz is a Harvard-educated cardiac physician who, through his syndicated TV show, has promoted faith healing, "energy medicine," and other quack theories that have no scientific basis. Oz has appeared on ABC News to give legitimacy to the claims of Brazilian faith healer “John of God,” who uses old carnival tricks to take money from the seriously ill. He's hosted Ayurvedic guru Yogi Cameron on his show to promote nonsense "tongue examination" as a way of diagnosing health problems. This year, he really went off the deep end. In March 2011, Dr. Oz endorsed "psychic" huckster and past Pigasus winner John Edward, who pretends to talk to dead people. Oz even suggested that bereaved families should visit psychic mediums to receive (faked) messages from their dead relatives as a form of grief counseling."  wiki
- Honored by the New York Open Center 2007
- Advisory Board, Bravewell Collaborative 
- Steven Novella , "Are You Ready For the Oz Manifesto", Science-based Medicine, January 30, 2013.
- Michael Specter, "The Operator: Is the most trusted doctor in America doing more harm than good?", The New Yorker, Febuary 4, 2013.
- Scott Gavura, "A closer look at Dr. Oz’s 15 Superfoods", Science-based Medicine, September 26, 2013.