A former Cleveland-area mechanic has completed his lifelong goal of becoming a medical physician nearly 32 years after opening his auto shop.
Carl Allamby, 51, started his job in an emergency room as an attending physician at Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, 16 years after deciding he wanted to return to school.
He enrolled at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, in 2016 at age 34 to attain a business degree, after having been a small business owner for 15 years.
After taking an introductory biology course, Allamby was reminded of ‘childhood ambitions’ to become a doctor.
He then enrolled in pre-med classes at Cleveland’s Cuyahoga Community College in 2010.
‘After my decision to pursue medicine, I started volunteering at a hospital in the Cleveland area,’ Allamby told FOX News.
‘Every exposure I had in medicine further solidified my choice to pursue a medical career.’
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