Ken Jeong gives medical attention to fan during stand-up show

Sheila Mcguire
May 8, 2018

It was such ideal timing: "Ken just jumped from the stage to help", audience member Heather Holmberg said in an interview with USA Today.

UNC med school grad turned actor Ken Jeong is being praised for jumping off the stage during a live comedy club act Saturday to tend a fan who went into a seizure in the third row. "He thought he was being heckled.He realized there was an issue, and he came over".

While the woman's exact condition isn't known as of this morning, audience members said she was up and walking by the time paramedics arrived.

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"He couldn't see what was going on with the lights".

Once the woman was taken care of, Jeong hopped back on stage and within minutes was able to finish his set and get the tensed-up audience laughing once more.

Jeong was the lead in the ABC sitcom "Dr. Ken", in which he was also the creator, writer and executive producer.

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TMZ reported that Jeong, who obtained his medical degree in the 1990s, cleared the area and provided medical assistance with the help of an emergency medical technician in the crowd until paramedics arrived.

"And he was brilliant", Holmberg says.

"He's a very amusing man but you were able to see a side of him that's very compassionate", Holmberg said.

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He continues to voice Dr. ap in Bob's Burgers and he has seven projects in various stages of production.

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