Comedian Ken Jeong uses medical training to help audience member in Phoenix

Emmett Rice
May 8, 2018

The star of the late ABC sitcom "Dr. Ken" was on stage and in the middle of a comedy set at Phoenix's Stand Up Live on Saturday (May 5) when a woman in the third row began having seizures, according to TMZ. It was such flawless timing: "Ken just jumped from the stage to help", says Holmberg, noting that the woman appeared to be having a seizure. "He was playing with them from the stage for a second", Holmberg said. "He thought he was being heckled.He realized there was an issue, and he came over".

A representative for Jeong confirmed to EW that he and an emergency medical technician helped the woman until paramedics arrived, as first reported by TMZ. He was assisted by a member of the audience who is an emergency medical technical, Holmberg tweeted. Someone was having a crisis. She was taken to a hospital. "Holmberg added. "[Jeong] is gracious and grateful.AND flipping amusing!" We're told he quickly addressed the situation, saying he was happy to be able to help. and got a round of applause.

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He really is "Dr. Ken". He graduated from Duke University in 1990 and obtained his M.D.at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 1995.

By then, Jeong transitioned to acting full time and stole scenes in "The Hangover" series as the flamboyant gangster Leslie Chow.

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