Ken Jeong Halts Stand-Up Show to Aid Audience Member Having a Seizure

Ken Jeong
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 Ken Jeong photographed at the Village at the Lift Presented by McDonald's McCafe during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 27, 2015 in Park City, Utah. 

Ken Jeong lived up to the name of his old starring role of Dr. Ken. During a comedy routine at the Stand Up Live Comedy Club in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday night (May 5), Jeong jumped offstage to help a woman who had suffered a seizure.

Jeong -- a former physician who obtained his MD back in the ‘90s -- was initially under the impression the woman was a heckler, according to TMZ. But once the audience made clear she was suffering a medical emergency, Jeong hopped off stage to attend to her.

With the fortuitous help of an EMT in the audience, the woman eventually recovered and was taken away by ambulance, and Jeong finished his set without incident. All in all, it would seem that paging Dr. Ken did some real-life good this weekend.

Check out Jeong's tweet:


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