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Irfan Agha, MD, MRCP (UK)

Irfan Agha, MD, MRCP (UK)

For me, the field of medicine was the most sublime intersection of science, discovery, wonder and compassion for humanity. It is the most noble and exalted of human pursuits with the most consequential effects directly affecting the lives of people...

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Cristina Arce, MD MS

Cristina Arce, MD MS

As an adolescent, I had romantic notions of the life of a physician. The self-fulfillment and gratification that comes with being a healer appealed to me in an instinctual way. I thought that the profession was filled with glory and honor. The motivating factors...

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Paul Cespedes, MD

Paul Cespedes, MD

My dad is a nephrologist.  In the 4th grade, I wanted to learn more about his job, so I did a school project on the kidneys. I was amazed at the amount of information my dad knew. I could not believe he...

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Muhammad Chaudhry, MD

Muhammad Chaudhry, MD

I really wasn't thinking of becoming a physician. I was following a path I was called to at a very young age. To this day, I cannot explain it outside of direction from God. There was never an allure of...

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Yogi Chimata, MD

Yogi Chimata, MD

Medicine is my second career. I have always enjoyed understanding people and their abilities, concerns, challenges, as well as their goals in life. My objective was to empower them to harness their abilities to overcome the challenges they face and achieve...

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Ratna S. Danda, MD

Ratna S. Danda, MD

Ever since I was a young girl, helping and caring for others has always been a strong part of my personality. And growing up in a household with parents as physicians, I was able to witness the life-changing impact they...

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Ammar Haque, MD

Ammar Haque, MD

As a physician, there is no greater joy than the joy I feel when I help a patient or when I am part of a team that collaborates to advance a patient’s healing process. I love the relationships I have...

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Apurva Lapsiwala, MD

Apurva Lapsiwala, MD

Since my childhood days, I always dreamed of doing something where I could help people. Caring for people is at the heart of medicine. I think that my passion for science, craving constant learning in a complex, ever-changing landscape, and...

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Piyush Lohiya, MD

Piyush Lohiya, MD

I always loved studying science and math, and with the encouragement of several physician mentors in my family, I decided in my junior year of high school to pursue medicine. It’s been incredibly rewarding to apply science in a career that...

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Shehpar Khan, MD

Shehpar Khan, MD

I chose a convoluted route to medicine. The myriad of career options intrigued me because doctors faced the challenging and interesting task of successfully mending hay-wired organs, which garnered my early interests in medicine. Now, I really enjoy the prospects...

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Mahboob Khan, MD

Mahboob Khan, MD

Medicine, which means the science and art of healing, has always attracted me while growing up. With an uncle and a brother being in health professions, I had an opportunity to visit places and see the smiles and happiness of families...

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Madhavi Mallareddy, MD

Madhavi Mallareddy, MD

My mother always had a great influence on my interests and aspirations. It was her unfulfilled dream to be a doctor that sparked my initial interest in medicine. From there, I participated in medical volunteering programs. This opportunity to connect...

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Suresh Margassery, MD

Suresh Margassery, MD

In school, I always enjoyed learning about biology and the human body and I knew that I wanted to be able to help others in my future career. The thing that I love about my patients most is learning about...

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Parin Makadia, MD

Parin Makadia, MD

Despite having an MBA degree that could allow me to be both financially and personally fulfilled, I felt that I wasn’t working to my potential and had more to offer. I was in search for more long-term intellectual challenges and...

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Rama Nadella, MD

Rama Nadella, MD

To my knowledge, medicine is the only profession where I can make a difference every single day in someone's life in person. I am especially focused on reducing morbidity and mortality rates through proper counselling and timely intervention. What I...

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Hoang-Lan Nguyen, DO

Hoang-Lan Nguyen, DO

I know it sounds cliché, but I got into medicine because I really wanted to help people. Even if I only help one person lead a healthier and longer life, it makes my career choice all worthwhile. Because that one...

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Samir Nangia, MD, FASN, CPE

Samir Nangia, MD, FASN, CPE

I enjoy helping others!  As a patient with a chronic illness myself, I was motivated in my younger years to help others with their chronic medical conditions, which then inspired me to enter a career in medicine. I also have...

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Smitha R. Pamulaparthy, MD

Smitha R. Pamulaparthy, MD

Getting into medicine was my childhood dream. I grew up with an uncle who was a pediatrician, and from a very young age I got to see the kind of impact he had on our family and friends, and I...

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Vik Prakash, MD

Vik Prakash, MD

My grandfather was a general practitioner, and I saw first-hand how great an impact he had on his local community. That early interest was only encouraged further through studying science. I knew in 7th grade I wanted to become a...

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Mamatha Racheruvu, MD

Mamatha Racheruvu, MD

During high school, my grandmother was seriously ill, and for one year I observed her unsuccessful battle against stroke with paralysis. I learned that providing preventive care could have prolonged her life. I decided to join this profession to help...

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Nimra Sarfaraz, DO

Nimra Sarfaraz, DO

I've always been somewhat of a bookworm. I like figuring out why things happen and have found the human body a fascinating challenge. I can't recall a day where I've gone without reading something new. One of the other reasons...

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Silvi Simon, MD

Silvi Simon, MD

Growing up, both my parents were in the medical field, so I was exposed to the world of medicine. I quickly discovered it was my passion as I would constantly play “pretend doctor” and being in the hospital excited me....

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Hanna Thomas, MD

Hanna Thomas, MD

I fell in love with biology and the intricacies of the science involved in the human body while in high school. However, it was also the opportunity to use this knowledge to serve people that led me to pursue medicine...

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Jennifer Truong, MD

Jennifer Truong, MD

I love being a doctor because I enjoy connecting with new people from all backgrounds and earning their trust to help them with their medical issues.  Medicine allows me the opportunity to help them achieve the goals they set for...

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Taryn Turner, DO

Taryn Turner, DO

I went into medicine as a childhood dream-I was injured many times as a child and always wanted to discover the how and why of the systems of the body. I wanted to be able to use that knowledge to...

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Latha Velusamy, MD

Latha Velusamy, MD

As a child whenever I saw my doctor, I felt a sense of comfort knowing everything will be alright. I resolved to be a doctor myself to comfort people in the same way. I feel happy to be able to...

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Sri Venkataraman, MD

Sri Venkataraman, MD

I chose the field of medicine because I felt it was a profession in which one can have the highest level of job satisfaction. You can see the rewards of your hard work when you see the patients you care...

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Suneet Verma, MD

Suneet Verma, MD

I grew up in a family of doctors who made a positive impact. So from my early formative years, I was exposed to not only the care aspect that a doctor provides but also the role of a doctor as a...

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