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List Rules Vote up your favorite medical series that aired in the '80s

These are the best 1980s medical TV shows, ranked from best to worst by your votes. From great 80s medical TV shows that were dramas, to others that were hysterical comedies, this list has a little something for everyone. What are the top 1980s medical TV series? That's up to you! Vote up your favorites!

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 1980s medical TV shows list? In the 80s, young viewers finally had a medical show of their own with Doogie Howser, M.D., starring an adolescent Neil Patrick Harris. After premiering in 1989, this show went on to run for four great seasons. Chicago Story is another good medical show that aired in the 1980s.

M*A*S*H was such a good medical show that its 1983 finale remains the most watched TV show in history. Other great shows that appear on this top 1980s medical TV shows list include St. Elsewhere, Kay O'Brien and China Beach.

Which 80s medical show is the best? Vote up your favorites!
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M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
M*A*S*H Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi

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Quincy, M.E. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
Quincy, M.E. Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito

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Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
Doogie Howser, M.D. Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery

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St. Elsewhere is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
St. Elsewhere Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel

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China Beach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
China Beach Dana Delany, Michael Boatman, Robert Picardo

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Nightingales (US) is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
Nightingales (US) Kristy Swanson, Suzanne Pleshette, Roxann Dawson

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HeartBeat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows

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Island Son is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
Island Son Richard Chamberlain, Ariana Richards, Alberta Watson

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Trapper John, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
Trapper John, M.D. Brian Stokes Mitchell, Pernell Roberts, Timothy Busfield

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Kay O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
Kay O'Brien Lane Smith, Patrick O'Neal, Priscilla Lopez

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Chicago Story is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1980s Medical TV Shows
Chicago Story Craig T. Nelson, Dennis Franz, Maud Adams