Nothing beats shows about doctors when it comes to popular TV show, If there is one thing television loves, it’s putting a group of attractive people in a hospital where they can simultaneously save lives and fall in love.
We have put together a list of must-watch medical shows one shouldn’t miss whether for learning, laughs or for actual entertainment.
1. Grey’s Anatomy
Grey’s Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on March 27, 2005, on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement. The fictional series focuses on the lives of surgical interns, residents, and attending physicians, as they develop into seasoned doctors while trying to maintain personal lives and relationships
2. The Night Shift
The Night Shift is an American medical drama series that ran from 2014, to 2017, for four seasons and 45 episodes, on NBC. The series was created by Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, and follows the lives of the staff who work the late night shift in the emergency room at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. On November 17, 2016, NBC renewed the series for a fourth season, which premiered on June 22, 2017. but the series was canceled after four seasons.
3. The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor is an American medical drama television series based on the 2013 award-winning South Korean series of the same name. The series follows Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome from the mid-size city of Casper, Wyoming, where he had a troubled childhood. He relocates to San Jose, California, to work at the prestigious San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital.
4. The Resident
The Resident is an American medical drama television series aired by Fox Broadcasting Company that premiered on January 21, 2018, as a mid-season replacement entry in the 2017–18 television season. The fictional series focuses on the lives and duties of staff members at Chastain Park Memorial Hospital, while delving into the bureaucratic practices of the hospital industry. The series revolves around the lives and actions of staff members at Chastain Park Memorial Hospital located in Atlanta, Georgia, primarily those of third-year resident internist, Conrad Hawkins; first-year medical intern, Devon Pravesh, who is assigned to Hawkins; as well as Nicolette “Nic” Nevin, a nurse practitioner and Hawkins’ love interest.
5. Chicago Med
Chicago Med is an American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead, and is the third installment of Dick Wolf’s Chicago franchise. The series premiered on NBC on November 17, 2015. Chicago Med follows the emergency department doctors and nurses of the fictional Gaffney Chicago Medical Center.
6. Royal Pains
Royal Pains is an American television drama series that ran on the USA Network from 2009 to 2016. The series is based in part on actual concierge medicine practices of independent doctors and companies. The series follows Hank Lawson, a young emergency room doctor, who after being wrongly blamed for an important patient’s death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes a reluctant “doctor for hire” to the rich and famous. When the administrator of the local hospital asks him to treat the town’s less fortunate, he finds himself walking the line between doing well for himself and doing good for others.
7. Code Black
Code Black is an American medical drama television series created by Michael Seitzman which premiered on CBS on September 30, 2015. It takes place in an overcrowded and understaffed emergency room in Los Angeles, California, and is based on a documentary by Ryan McGarry
The show centers on the fictional Angels Memorial Hospital, where four first-year residents and their colleagues must tend to patients in an understaffed, busy emergency room that lacks sufficient resources.
Rush is an American medical drama series created by Jonathan Levine and written by Levine, Gina Matthews and Grant Scharbo. It premiered on USA Network on July 17, 2014. The series is the story of a hard-partying Los Angeles doctor serving a very specific clientele, the kind with a lot of cash and a lot of secrets. After Dr. William Rush was dismissed from a major L.A. hospital, he entered “concierge” medicine, making personal visits to the homes and workplaces of wealthy clients and Hollywood celebrities who need his care, often with no questions asked.
9. A Gifted Man
A Gifted Man is an American television series, which premiered on CBS on September 23, 2011. The series is about a talented but self-absorbed surgeon (Patrick Wilson) who starts questioning his purpose in life when he is visited by the spirit of his deceased ex-wife (Jennifer Ehle).
10. Private Practice
Private Practice is an American medical drama television series which aired on ABC from September 26, 2007, to January 22, 2013. A spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy, the series takes place at Seaside Wellness Center (formerly Oceanside Health & Wellness Group) and chronicles the life of Dr. Addison Montgomery, played by Kate Walsh, as she leaves Seattle Grace Hospital in order to join a private practice, located in Los Angeles. Private Practice also revolves around Addison’s co-workers at Seaside Wellness Center, and how they deal with patients and the practice while still finding time to live their everyday lives.