Nancy Snyderman

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Nancy L. Synderman is the name of an American physician, author, and broadcast journalist. She is a medical correspondent for the ABC News for 15 years and has been the chief medical editor for NBC News since 2006. She also frequently appears in the Today Show, NBC Nightly News and MSNBC discussing the medical related issues. 

Early Life And Career Of Nancy Synderman

Nancy was born in the year 1952 at St. Louis, Missouri from parents Joy Synderman, a housewife and Sanford Synderman, a physician. She is a Jewish and follows Christianity religion. Her younger brother is a physician.

She was raised in Ft. Wayne, Indiana where she graduated from Southside high school in the year 1970. She had attended Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in microbiology. Later, she went to medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center located in Omaha, Nebraska.

She has earned the Doctor of Medicine degree from its College of Medicine in 1977. She always wanted to be a physician since her early age thus she always has been curious to work in this field. Nancy stated that she was raped at gunpoint when she was attending college but did not have the courage to come front and tell about it.

Nancy completed her training with medical residencies in pediatrics and otolaryngology from the University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre located in Pennsylvania. Later on, she moved to the Little Rock, Arkansas where she joined at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as its staff in 1983 where she specialized in throat and neck cancers.

Since 1984, Nancy debut in the broadcasting arena from KATV, the ABC affiliate based in Little Rock. She worked in the ABC News for 15 years and has also contributed to 20/20, Primetime and Good Morning America.

She also served at Johnson & Johnson as its vice president of consumer education. In 1988, she began to practice head and neck surgery at the University of California San Francisco and California Pacific Medical Center as she moved to San Francisco, California.

In the 1990s, she joined at KPIX-TV in San Francisco as a medical correspondent. In 2006, she joined NBC News as its chief medical editor. Her reports appeared in Today, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Dateline NBC, MSNBC and

She has her own website where she takes the questions of her readers and audiences solving their health-related problems. In 2014, she along with her queue has been the voluntary 21-day quarantine observer to minimize the risk of Ebola outbreak in the United States after returning from Liberia.

Nancy is a very talented and renowned medical person who is in demand personality in the news television as its medical correspondent. Nancy has a very good net worth and enjoys a very good salary. She is a very talented and dedicated person toward her job. Her contributions and accomplishments do not need any introduction. She has been a successful one.

Nancy has been in the age of early sixties. Even in her early sixties, she has a much-maintained body weight and has tight skin. This seems that she has gone through the plastic surgery. It is unlikely to happen to have such a beautiful skin in this age as well.

Nancy also serves as the staff in the otolaryngology-head and neck surgery department at the University of Pennsylvania based in Philadelphia. Nancy is the receiver of the numerous awards for her medical broadcasting reports including several Emmy Awards, Alfred I. DuPont Award, Edward R. Murrow Awards, and Gracie Award.

She has received the “Distinguished Service Award” from the American Academy of Otolaryngology’s Head and Neck Surgery Foundation in the year 1998. She is also the receiver of the Athena Award from the Partnership for Women’s Health at Columbia University for her work in the field of women’s health. From the American Women in Radio and Television, she has been the winner of Trailblazer Award.

She is a co-founder of CarePlanners. Besides, she has also been author publishing five books related to the medical work. One is “Girl in the Mirror: Mothers and Daughters in the years of Adolescence”, “Necessary Journeys: Letting Ourselves Learn from life”, “Medical Myths That can kill you: And the 101 truths that will save, Extend and Improve your life”, “Dr. Synderman’s Guide to Good Health: What Every forty-Plus woman should know about her changing body” and Diet Myths that keep us at And the 101 truths that will save your waistline and maybe even your life.”

Nancy Synderman's Personal Life 

Talking about her personal life, she is a married woman. She was married to her husband Doug Myers in the year 1993. She has three children from him named Kate, Rachel and Charlie. She has not openly spoken about her personal life. This is not clear that is she is still living with her husband or has gone through a divorce. Whatever the case is, she is determined on her career and she is living a happy life.

There are a lot of her fans following and a lot of people loves her and admires her for what she is and her work. She can be followed in the different social networking sites Facebook and Twitter. Her biography can be found in the Wikipedia, IMDb and also in different internet sites. Her pictures, videos, and articles can also be found all over the site.

by sahra, 21 Oct, 2014

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