The Best Medical Drama TV Shows

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List Criteria: The best medical drama TV shows of all time.

The very best medical drama shows on television, ranked from best to worst.  Popular medical drama TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining medical drama show of all time is. Don't let your favorite medical drama television programs in history get to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of medical drama television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator, and premiere date, and even pictures, when available. What are the greatest medical dramas? It's time to vote!

Who doesn't love doctor shows and hospital shows? With TV shows about doctors, there's always plenty of drama because the stakes are so high. Lives are on the line and there is probably a love triangle involved, at least on popular TV shows about hospitals like ER and Grey's Anatomy.

Some of the names of medical dramas that make up this are stellar offerings like Jozi-H, Private Practice, and House. What is the best medical drama show of all time? What are the greatest medical drama shows? Take a look at the many top-rated series on this list of doctor TV shows and cast your votes for the ones you like the most.
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    John Hamm, Daniel Radcliffe, Adam Godley Doctor's Notebook is based on the book with the same title by Mikhail Bulgakov. It tells the story of a young freshly graduated doctor from Moscow who is sent to a village in 1917's Russia and his

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    Code Blue is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Medical Drama TV Shows


    Code Blue Tomohisa Yamashita^! Yui Aragaki^! Erika Toda

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    James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson

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    The Black Box is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Medical Drama TV Shows

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    The Black Box Vanessa Redgrave, Kelly Reilly, Laura Fraser Dr. Catherine Black, world-famous neurologist, is at the top of her game. Each week, this beautiful and brilliant doctor will attempt to unravel the mysteries of the brain while hiding her own secret:

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    Lee Jong-suk, Jin Se Yun, Park Hae Jin When he was a child Park Hoon and his father were tricked into to going into North Korea and wee forced to stay there where he became the best doctor of the North. During high school he fell for Song

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    Heartbeat is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Medical Drama TV Shows

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    Heartbeat Melissa George, Dave Annable, Don Hany American medical drama television series based on the real life of Dr. Kathy Magliato, as described in her book Heart Matters. It stars Melissa George as Alex Panttiere, a world-renowned

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