Sabu George, MD, is the Medical Director of Columbus’ Cath Lab and an expert in minimally invasive heart disease treatments. He helps people avoid surgery by advocating lifestyle changes and medication improvements to enhance their overall wellness.
He earned his medical degree from the University of Jos in Nigeria and then pursued residency and fellowships in geriatrics, nuclear cardiology research, and interventional cardiology. Board certified in these fields as well.
Early Life and Education
Sabu George was raised in Mysore, India as the son of an elephant mahout (rider). From an early age he developed an affinity for caring for and riding elephants, eventually becoming their caretaker and master.
He later achieved fame as an actor, with his first film being Alexander Korda’s 1937 production of Elephant Boy based on Rudyard Kipling’s novel Toomai of the Elephants.
He achieved fame for many years and had a wildly successful career. His films transported viewers into an intriguing fantasy realm.
After training with his legendary uncle The Sheik and receiving a major break in Japan, Sabu set about creating an entirely new “hardcore wrestling style” on American television. His daring moves included breaking tables and jumping off chairs as well as working highly-acrobatic moves into every match. Fans were in awe of this incredible athlete!
He was also a voice actor and pastor for many years. After earning his Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity International University and Master of Divinity with an emphasis in spiritual formation and discipleship from Moody Theological Seminary, he served the church faithfully.
He had a distinguished career as a percussionist, featured on several classic Art Blakey albums such as Orgy in Rhythm. His exotic rhythms and haunting jazz soloing remain among the most influential recordings of their kind.
Achievements and Honors
Sabu is not only the proud holder of the title of chief cardiologist, but an engaging and entertaining medical expert. He’s also a dedicated family man with a knack for having fun. Born in Nigeria but raised in America, Sabu brings with him some West African sensibility that he brings with him wherever life takes him. When not working, Sabu likes to sample some of Florida’s culinary offerings – best part being that he gets to share it with those at his hospital!
Sabu George is a cardiologist at Columbus Community Hospital. He holds board certification in interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology.
He is a member of the American Society for Nuclear Cardiology and has held hospital leadership positions. Additionally, he founded Medical Aid for Africa – Restore.
He is married twice and has two children. In his free time he enjoys cooking Mediterranean and West African cuisine.
Sabu George is an actor and composer with a net worth of over $1.5 million. Born on 27 January, 1924 in British India, his height is 5′ 6″, his weight 158 pounds; he has been married and father to one child. He’s best known for his roles on Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and So NoTORIous.
He was an accomplished natural performer who had mastered the art of engaging with nature and wildlife. Cast in several films directed by Alexander Korda (The Jungle Book, 1938), he quickly gained notoriety for Universal Pictures and enjoyed lucrative contracts. Unfortunately, his boyish image proved unsuitable for modern hero roles due to lack of maturity.