Sanjay Gupta (/ˈsɑːndʒeɪ ˈɡuːptə/ SAHN-jay GOOP-tə; born October 23, 1969) is an American neurosurgeon and medical reporter. He serves as associate chief of the neurosurgery service at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and as assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Emory University School of Medicine.Gupta is known for his many TV appearances on health-related issues. He is the chief medical correspondent and the host of CNN show Sanjay Gupta MD for which he has won multiple Emmy Awards. He is a frequent contributor to other CNN programs such as American Morning, Larry King Live and Anderson Cooper 360°. His reports from Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina led to him winning a 2006 Emmy Award for Outstanding Feature Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast. He is also a special correspondent for CBS News.In September 2019, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Marc Hodosh (Co-Creator of TEDMED) announced a new event called Life Itself, set to launch in 2020 in partnership with CNN. Both Gupta and Hodosh will serve as hosts and organizers.