TV series about doctors

List of the best series about doctors, surgeons, nurses, etc. selected by visitors to our site: A Young Doctor's Notebook, Pure Genius, Lancet, The Knick, Heartbeat, The Good Doctor, The Hot Zone, Safe, New Amsterdam, Liar
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A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:24
CharactersDoctors
PlaceRussia, Village

A young doctor who has graduated at the top of his class from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry is thrust out into an isolated and impoverished country side as the village's only doctor. As he learns to adapt to his new lifestyle, he develops a morphine addiction to stay his sanity while realizing what being a doctor in the real world means.

Pure Genius (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration05:17
CharactersBusinessmen, Doctors, Scientists, Billionaires, Geniuses
PlotTechnology

A young Silicon Valley tech-titan enlists a veteran surgeon with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a cutting-edge, new school approach to medicine.

Lancet (2019)
Mark8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
Duration00:50
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons
PlotMedicine
PlaceHospitals

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The Knick (2014)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons
PlaceHospitals
StyleAtmospheric

Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. John Thackery is a brilliant surgeon pioneering new methods in the field, despite his secret addiction to cocaine. He leads a team of doctors including his protégé Dr. Everett Gallinger; the young Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. and Dr. Algernon Edwards, a promising surgeon who's been recently thrust upon him. The lively cast of characters at the hospital also includes Cornelia Robertson, the daughter of its benefactor, Captain August Robertson; surly ambulance driver Tom Cleary; Lucy Elkins; a fresh-faced nurse from the country; the crooked hospital administrator Herman Barrow; and Sister Harriet, a nun who isn't afraid to speak her mind.

Heartbeat (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersDoctors
StyleExciting, Action

Based on the real life and achievements of Dr. Kathy Magliato, this unique character-driven medical drama follows Dr. Alex Panttiere, an outspoken world-renowned heart-transplant surgeon and one of the few women in her field. Stubborn and fearless, Alex always operates on her own terms. Watch as she revels in a racy personal life, manages the daily demands of skeptical faculty and dutiful interns, and pushes the boundaries of medical science to impressive new heights.

The Good Doctor (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:01
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons

A young surgeon with Savant syndrome is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise: can a person who doesn't have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?

The Hot Zone (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
Duration01:00
CharactersDoctors, Scientists, Military
PlotViruses, Investigation

Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.

Safe (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:18
CharactersDoctors
PlotMissing people, Investigation
StyleFascinating

After his daughter goes missing, a widower begins uncovering the dark secrets of the people closest to him.

New Amsterdam (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama
Duration00:41
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons
PlotRelationship
PlaceHospitals
StyleTo cry, Touching, Fascinating

Dr. Max Goodwin, the hospital's newest medical director, sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.

Liar (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDoctors, Teachers
PlotDates

A teacher and a surgeon are rocked by scandalous accusations after they enjoy a seemingly innocent date.

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The Night Shift (2014)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons
StyleAction

The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.

House (2004)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.7)
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersDoctors

Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.

The Mob Doctor (2012)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersDoctors, Mafia, Surgeons

For most physicians, the Hippocratic oath is sacred. But for one Chicago doctor, who is indebted to the mafia, saving lives isn’t her only concern. The Mob Doctor is a fast-paced medical drama focusing on a young female surgeon caught between two worlds as she juggles her promising medical career with her family’s debt to Chicago’s Southside mob.

Scrubs (2001)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Janitors, Friends
PlotLove
PlaceHospitals, USA

In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.

Harrow (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:30
CharactersDoctors
PlotDeath, Investigation
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

When a dark secret from this past threatens to be exposed, unorthodox and brilliant medical examiner, Doctor Daniel Harrow, must use all his forensic skills to keep it buried forever.

Mary Kills People (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama
CountryCanada
Duration00:30
CharactersDoctors
StyleFascinating, To cry, Makes me think, For men

Dr. Mary Harris, a single mother and emergency doctor by day, also moonlights as an underground angel of death - helping terminally ill patients who want to die and slip away on their own terms. So far Mary has managed to stay under the radar; but business is booming, and her double life is getting complicated. When her world starts to unravel, Mary realizes she's going to have to fight dirty if she's going to stay in the killing game.

Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersDoctors
PlotSupernatural
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.

Emily Owens, M.D (2012)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersDoctors

Emily Owens, M.D. is an American medical drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman. It was picked up by The CW on May 11, 2012, It premiered on The CW on October 16, 2012, and aired on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. On November 28, 2012, the series was canceled by The CW. The 13th and final episode aired on February 5, 2013.

Descendants of the Sun (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:46
CharactersDoctors
PlotWar

A drama about the love of people who get closer as they learn to be considerate of each other in desperate times and sacrifices made by people who throw themselves into natural disasters.

W: Two Worlds (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:02
CharactersDoctors

Han Hyo-joo plays a surgeon whose father is a famous comic book creator. One day Dad goes missing and she rushes to his workshop to look for him, and instead finds a strange man bathed in blood. She gets kidnapped by the bloody man, which is where their story begins. The drama takes place in 2016 Seoul, but in different dimensions that exist in parallel with one another. It’s described as a suspense romance melodrama about “a man and a woman who are living in the same time, but different worlds.”

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