He’s earned millions of Instagram followers — but can he earn millions of dollars?
Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, a.k.a. Dr. Mike, a.k.a. PEOPLE’s Sexiest Doctor Alive of 2015, is competing on Friday’s episode of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
This week, the series has honored “Hometown Heroes” — including the three American men who stopped the terrorist attack on a train to Paris last year — and Dr. Mike is being singled out for his charity work and ‘healthspiration.’ Making him even more lovable: He plans to donate his winnings to the Susan G. Komen foundation for breast cancer.
Dr. Mike caught PEOPLE’s eye last year with his Instagram account, which he uses to promote healthy living. “By showing myself being out with my dog or playing sports, it motivates people to get active,” the Russian-born, New Jersey-based medical resident said. “I was always into helping people, but now I can do it on such a larger scale.” To date, he has 2.1 million followers.
Varshavski’s episode of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire airs Friday; check MillionaireTV.com for time and network.