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Readers Respond: Top Reasons Why You Want to Be a Doctor or a Surgeon?

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Updated September 13, 2010

There are many reasons to become a physician, and each year thousands of people enter medical school, despite the long years of education and the grueling working hours facing them. Share your reasons for considering medicine as a career. Share Your Reasons

Fight for others life

I want to be a doctor because I like helping kids and eldery people and because I love it. Helping is the best thank you.
—Guest Somebody

I want to be a doctor

I want to be a doctor because i always dreamt about being a doctor and willing to help people.I want to be a Nephorologist/Neurologist Doctor and i want to save people's life.I hate seeing people die with the illness that can be cured and i know others cant be cured but i can make them feel better.
—Guest Mammy

I Won To Be Doctor

I Won To Be Doctor Because I Help Poor People. I want to save a human life.
—Guest Muhammad Hanzala

My Reason

When I was five years old, I lost someone special to me. At the time I couldn't do anything to prevent it. It all happened so quickly. Thinking back to it, I don't exactly remember if my parents told me that the death was instant or if she died in the O.R., but now I am affirmed on becoming a doctor or more specifically a surgeon. I want to at least prevent other families from losing someone before their time.
—Guest Tim

why I wanna be a doctor

so, I was looking hard to find the reason of my whole life, what would make me proud of myself? What i want to be? Why? took me several years, answer this questions. You should be brave and give yourself time to discover what is really important, what is made for you. You will spend 80% of your daylife working, so u should be sure and proud to do your profession. I had no clue, the only hint is coming from my childhood ..when I was a child my dream was to find the eternal life's pill, of course is something too ambitious, but I was a child, dreams sometimes where unreal. I want to be a doctor because I don't need glory, I don't need money (just to survive) is great earn smiles, from someone who is thanksfull, I need to feel that I'm usefull. I love people, I love the way they decide to trust a doctor, is a special relationship, u have their lives in your hands, is what cares the most, u have to do your best, treating them as u would do with your parents or children.
—Guest snitram

Why Doctor?

Since School, I've loved biology more than any other subject, and my fascination with how our body works was what got me thinking of this career. Not to mention, Having the power to treat people and save their lives. I guess that should be enough to give a meaning to my life!!
—Guest gurbaksh

Why Doctory?

Since School, I've loved biology more than any other subject, and my fascination with how our body works was what got me thinking of this career. Not to mention, Having the power to treat people and save their lives. I guess that should be enough to give a meaning to my life!!
—Guest gurbaksh

I survived death to pursue this ambition

I was born to this earth to pursue one career, and one career only, and that is to be a doctor. The job has already been prepared for me, all I have to do is to go and get it. I have saved lives as a St Johns Ambulance member before becoming a doctor, where my destiny awaits, I will never give up until I become a doctor.
—Guest Megala

a fighter

l want to become a doctor because it is my dream job . l hope one day my dream will be fulfilled.
—Guest john

A Dream

I want to become a doctor because I enjoy the fact that I have the ability to save a life, be the reason a person gets to smile and because I enjoy the thought of it so much that I truly believe it's in my destiny to become the most magnificent doctor I can be. I was born premature and was required to stay at a hospital for three months, I have also gone through stomach and eye surgery and I believe that I have the most amazing life all because of what? Because of the study and care of amazing doctors. I look at doctors with much respect and hope to be one, one day. I have a sick great grandmother who is a breast cancer survivor, has diabetes and eye sight problems but she is still alive and I owe it all to doctors. Sometimes school and life gets tough and sometimes I'm afraid that I won't be able to pursue the career but I truly believe that no matter what I will find a way and I can't wait. I'm only a sophomore but I can't wait on the exciting journey I will go through. BELIEVE :))
—Guest Chels

I want to be a Neurosurgeon.

Before I become a Neurosurgeon, I must first become a doctor. As a Neurosurgeon, I'll be saving countless lives in a struggle between life and death. But it's worth it. Being a Doctor first will help me become familiar with my patients struggles, build a stamina, and sharpen my reasoning skills.
—Guest Reyes

Why Become a Doctor

I want to become a doctor because I want to save people's lives and it's a rewarding job. Work hard from high school to the end and you will be rewarded for your hard work.
—Guest Maabud Rahman

human body

i love the satisfaction of helping people because i was utterly fascinated by human body,how does it works simply awesome and also i have a deep interest to know and operate human body
—Guest lukash adhikari

doctor

i want to be be a doctor because it is a good occupation.a doctor can save peoples life and make them happy.without a doctor nobody cannot live.a doctor can helps us to make us healthy.it's also the aim of my life.
—Guest kohor

I want to become a doctor.

I want to become a doctor to heal people and save their lives. I can do it . We all can do it . Just believe in yourself and we can become the doctors.
—Guest deathberry

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