Q: How do you find the time to write, give seminars, perform standup comedy, write books, teach dentists, publish dental articles and take acting classes?
A: Easy. I am not a golfer and have all that “golf time” available for my fun stuff! These guys below actually changed careers; I WILL NOT BE QUITTING MY DAY JOB; SO DON’T WORRY!
“Dr. Ken” has had a gangbusters career playing such cult favorites as Mr. Chow in the Hangover series, Señor Chang on the television show Community, and Wye Mun Goh (Awkwafina’s dad) in Crazy Rich Asians. Dr. Jeong was an internist.
You’ve likely heard of The Kite Runner, a coming-of-age novel based in war-torn Afghanistan.. It was also adapted into a well-received movie.
Michael Crichton was the bestselling author of various impeccably researched technothrillers, many of which were made into blockbuster movies, such as Jurassic Park, Congo, and Rising Sun. He was also a filmmaker and director. While a medical student at Harvard, Crichton sold the film rights to The Andromeda Strainand
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dr. Doyle, who is best known as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, graduated from the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, with a medical degree in 1881. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Doyle practiced for a time, but writing turned out to be his true calling..
Did you know that the Emmy-nominated host of American Ninja Warriors is a physician? Yup. Dr. Iseman did his undergrad at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, went to medical school at Columbia University, New York, NY
George Miller based the hit movie Mad Max on his experience with car crash patients while a resident at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New South Wales, Australia.
Founding Monty Python member Graham Chapman may be best remembered for dying from cancer at the young age of 48.