In September 2017, former White House chief strategist, Steven Bannon, offended celebrities everywhere saying, “they’re all dumb as ticks.” While celebs might not be perceived as the smartest folks out there, some prove they have brains in addition to acting chops.
It’s almost hard to believe that these successful stars have the credentials that make them doctors too. But how and when did they even have the time? Read on to find out which of your favorite celebrities are also doctors.
ABC’s Dr. Ken Can Actually Be Your Doctor
He may play a doctor on television now, but don’t be mistaken, actor Ken Jeong is qualified to actually be a real doctor. Before he was making us laugh on The Hangover and Community, Jeong was a licensed physician in California. He earned his M.D. from the University of North Carolina and was completing his residency in internal medicine at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans when he began performing stand-up on the side.
He was noticed by television producers who urged him to move out West. He followed suit and while he regularly performed stand-up at various Los Angeles comedy clubs, he practiced medicine at a Kaiser Permanente before hitting it big.