Published: Tue, May 08, 2018
Culture | By Margie Dunn

Ken Jeong's Medical Training Comes in Handy During Show

Ken Jeong's Medical Training Comes in Handy During Show

According to TMZ, which first reported the incident, a woman began having a seizure in the third row.

"A woman had a medical emergency during the show". "It was such flawless timing: Ken just jumped from the stage to help".

Apparently he first thought it was a heckler causing a commotion, but the audience quickly made it clear she needed help.

"He couldn't see what was going on with the lights. He was playing with them from the stage for a second", Holmberg says. We need you!' He realized there was an issue, and he came over. An audience member who was also an EMT assisted as well. Someone was having a crisis. Before leaving with paramedics, the woman in question was reportedly back on her feet and able to walk. The actor's representative, Michelle Margolis, confirmed reports that the 48-year-old Jeong and an emergency medical technician in the audience helped the woman until paramedics arrived. After starring on the ABC show "Dr. Ken", he gave up his medical career to pursue acting.

ET Online reports Jeong is now licensed as a physician and surgeon in California, although he longer practices medicine.

Comedian Ken Jeong didn't just play a doctor on TV.

The comedian who is well-known for his roles in "The Hangover", "Dr. Ken", and "Community" is also a licensed physician in the state of California.

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