Dr. Dean Edell Biography
Dean Edell is an American physician and broadcaster who hosted the Dr. Dean Edell radio program, a syndicated radio talk show which aired live from 1979 until December 10, 2010. He was also nationally syndicated on television as a medical news reporter and host of his own television shows including NBC’s Dr. Dean.
Dr. Dean Edell’s Age and Birthday
Dean is 82 years old as of 2023. He was born on 26 March 1941 in Newark, New Jersey. Dean celebrates his birthday on 26 March every year.
Dr. Dean Edell Height and Weight
Details of her actual height and other body measurements have not yet been made public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.
Dr. Dean Edell’s Family, Parents, and Siblings
Dr.Dean was born and raised by his parents in Newark, New Jersey. Dr.Dean has kept a low profile when it comes to her personal life. He has not revealed any details about her parents or siblings. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
Dr. Dean Edell Wife
Edell is happily married to his lovely wife whose name has not been publicly mentioned. We will let you know when we discover helpful information about his love life and the name of his wife.
Dr. Dean Edell’s Education
Edell studied zoology at Cornell University and earned his M.D. from Cornell University Medical School in 1967. Edell later opened a private ophthalmology practice in San Diego, California, and acted as an instructor of Anatomy and a clinical instructor at the University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Dean Edell’s Career
Edell began broadcasting on KGO radio in San Francisco. At that time talk radio had never been successfully syndicated. In 1986 Ed McLaughlin, then president of ABC Radio’s failed attempt to syndicate talk radio quit his job and teamed up with Edel. The show soon reached 350-400 markets with 8.5 million weekly listeners. They also launched Medical Minutes, a 60-second medical news segment in 400 markets.
By 2005, the Dr. Dean Edell radio program was syndicated to over 200 markets by Premiere Radio Networks and aired weekday afternoons on America’s Talk on XM Radio. The program was estimated to have 1.5 million unique listeners a week. From 1979, Edell was the only physician in America employed full-time by a local television news station, until March 2007, Edell did nightly health reports for KGO-TV news, the local ABC station in the San Francisco Bay Area. These television news reports were syndicated nationally to over 100 local television news stations.
Additionally, he also did nightly live segments on KGO-TV news called “House Calls” during which he spontaneously answered live viewer call-in questions. He used his art background to draw explanations while he answered questions. This segment was also done live by satellite for KABC-TV in Los Angeles. He has now retired from these regular television reports.
In June 1992, NBC television network launched Dr.Dean, a half-hour daily television show, the first time an M.D. hosted his own daily network television show. He also hosted a quarterly series of TV specials called “Medical Breakthroughs Presented by HealthCentral”, which are syndicated to local stations via the HealthCentral Company.
Dr. Dean Edell’s Net worth and Salary
Edell has an estimated net worth of $ 10 million-$ 20 million. However, details about Edell’s salary are not disclosed to the public. We will update the information as soon as it is available.
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