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Why I Became a Doctor

Dear Patients and Followers,

If you ask my purpose, the answer is simple: to help you live yours.

Health is not an end, but a foundation for the life experience. It allows us to learn, experience, love, taste, enjoy, dance, create, teach, listen, build, discover, help and dream.

My fate was sealed as a doctor when I was probably 7 or 8 and developed an infection in my lungs. I remember riding to the ER in the back of the car, hunched over a pillow, each short breath sending searing pain through my chest. I wondered if I might die, and in that m