No matter if a doctor saves hundreds or even thousands of lives during their career, they always remember the very first life they saved. For Antonio Webb, M.D., the first life he saved wasn’t a patient, but his own. The orthopaedic surgeon resident, motivational speaker and now, published author, escaped becoming a statistic of his grim Shreveport, Louisiana upbringing and is using his story to inspire others.
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“Sometimes at work in my office by myself I shake my head; I can’t believe that I’m in the position where I’m at because I know that coming out of Louisiana – coming out of Shreveport – I definitely should not be in the position where I am today,” Webb said in a recent phone interview.