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A 27-year-old male asked:

Is age 27 too old to decide you want to become a doctor? i only have a 2 year degree. should i just forget about it? i love cardiology. opinions?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Passion: I agree with the numbers provided. You would be older than many when you finished but younger than some. It really comes down to your passion and what makes you happy. You are by no means too old. However i would make sure you explore what being a doctor is all about before beginning your journey.
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Dr. Aaron Ament
59 years experience
AGE: Many people much older than you have been successful in earning their md. You have to have the intellectual skills and determination necessary to go through several years of study after you get a college degree. If you can manage it and have a solution to your financial needs during that time, follow your star.
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