Mr. Surgeon-Innovator

About Me:

Currently a medical student at the University of Chicago applying for the additional combined MBA at Booth. Work experience includes consulting work for a nanotech start-up run by a family member, specifically working on securing SBIR grants. My goals involve leveraging my experience in healthcare and technology to facilitate clinical innovation.


Undergrad School: Northwestern University

Undergrad Major: Neuroscience

GPA: 3.93

GRE: 332

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: MD (Expected 2022)

School Name: University of Chicago

Extracurriculars: Free Clinic Board Member, Pre-medical Student Mentor

Work History:

Title: Third Year Medical Student

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Medical Student at University of Chicago

Length of Employment: 6 mos

Title: Scientific Consultant (Part-time, Family Business)

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Phi Beta Kappa honors at college graduation, accepted to medical school with significant scholarship.

Post MBA Goal:

Near-term: Pursue surgery residency training and innovation-focused research fellowship, intern/apprenticeship at healthcare/biotech VC. Long-term: Leading innovation strategy and strategic investments for large academic medical center.


Target School: Chicago Booth

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Surgeon Innovator, Melisa here from Stratus Admission. I love that medical school and a medical start up are not enough – so let’s add b school! You have clearly checked the stats perspective with an extremely strong GPA in Neuroscience and and GRE score. Your goals make sense and I logically see where a business degree would help driving strategy and investments at a large academic institution. Another plus is that we do not see a lot of doctors applying to business school. I have only talked with a handful over my years. All this said, I am a little uncertain about how admission would view your lower years of work experience. Most of the doctors I have talked to have been further …

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