Dr. Oz saves life after man collapses in airport

TV personality and practicing cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Mehmet Oz, heroically rushed to action at Newark Airport on Monday to help save the life of a man having a medical episode at baggage claim.
2:25 | 03/03/21

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We're going to continue with Dr. Oz's lifesaving rescue at the airport. Rushing this to save a man who collapsed and we'll speak to Dr. Oz live in a moment but first rill we have is at Newark where all went down. Good morning, will. Reporter: Good morning, it certainly did go down here. Right here in fact terminal a where an officer was beginning his night shift where a man collapsed here. The man -- the officer rushed over to the man to help him and out of the chaos appeared a doctor trying to save the man's life as well. It was Dr. Oz in the right place at the perfect time. This morning, Dr. Oz to the rescue helping save a man's life at Newark airport Monday night. The TV personality and practicing heart surgeon had just flown in from Florida with his family when a man in his 60s collapsed face first at baggage claim. Port authority police officer Jeffrey croissant says the man turned blue, starting foaming at the mouth and didn't have a pulse. I was feeling for a pulse and then I look up and, you know, Dr. Oz is basically pumping on his chest. Reporter: Oz performing chest compressions until more help arrived. First, you know, I didn't recognize him. One of the police officers kind of like pointed at him and I said, yeah, that's the doctor. He's helping us. He said, yeah, I know, it's Dr. Reporter: He was resuscitated with a defibrillator taken alert to the hospital. A witness said onlookers stood in shock and Dr. Oz was heroic with no hesitation and no panic trying to bring the patient back. Having Dr. Oz help, you can't get better help than that. Reporter: He's in the right place at the right lifesaving time before assisting a tourist hit by a New York City cab in 2013. That just days after he helped a man who had collapsed next to him while running. And he once jumped offstage at Ang event to help an audience member who had fainted. The patient in this Newark instance is reportedly recovering at a local hospital. Officer croissant told me this was the first time that he had been the first on the scene to a cpr situation and he said that with this result and with this story, he's fine if it's his last. I can imagine so, thank you,

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