Pregnancy Discrimination & Proving People Wrong with Dr. Pam Mehta

There are so many times when we are told we cannot do what we set out to do. When someone throws obstacles our way. Or expects we will fail when faced with a difficult journey. And, that’s where being crystal clear on your goals and values is key. Because then you have the drive to overcome these things. I was reminded of all of this when I spoke with one of my BFF earlier this week, Dr. Pamela Mehta. She’s an orthopedic surgeon which is a field dominated by men. Only 6% of orthopedic surgeons are women. During her career, she was faced with gender bias and discrimination, and she overcame it to thrive and succeed

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3 generations of Indian women doctors

Story of an Immigrant Doctor Mom

married for 2 years (they had a “love marriage” different from the stereotypical arranged marriage that most Westerners know about). My dad was working in Kuwait as an electrical engineer and thought that moving to the U.S. was a great next step. My mother had no frame of reference and figured why not. She moved without any immediate family or support.

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It’s Actually Doctor

“It’s actually Dr. Wong.  She’s here for the conference too” my husband corrected the hotel clerk, as the two of us were checking in for

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Dr. Rupa Wong


Hi! I'm Dr. Rupa Wong. Physician. Private Practice Owner. Mama to 3 kids. Managing Partner. Educator. Textbook Author. Conference Co-Founder. Mentor. I am more than just one thing, even as a doctor and I bet you are too. I would love to help you envision the life you want, and then get after it. What are you waiting for?

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