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List Rules Vote up your favorite medical series that aired in the '90s

These are the best 1990s medical TV shows, ranked from best to worst by your votes. Medical series have ranked among viewers' favorite types of shows for basically forever. Some great 90s medical TV shows were famously heart-wrenching dramas that took a realistic approach to life in a trauma center, while others were distinctly comedic and added levity to even the most serious situations. So, what are the top 1990s medical TV series? Vote up your favorites!

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 1990s medical TV shows list? In 1994, ER premiered, setting the gold standard for medical shows to come. This great show featured an all-star cast that included George Clooney, Julianna Margulies and Anthony Edwards. Northern Exposure was another good medical show that aired in the 1990s.

Dr. Frasier Crane shared his knowledge of mental health on the hilarious sitcom Frasier throughout the 1990s. Other great shows that appear on this top 1990s medical TV shows list include Chicago Hope, Diagnosis: Murder and China Beach.

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ER is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s Medical TV Shows
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ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009. It was produced by Constant c Productions and Amblin Entertainment, in association with Warner Bros. Television. ER follows the inner life of the emergency room of fictional County General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and various critical issues faced by the room's physicians and staff. The show ran for 15 seasons with a total of 331 episodes, becoming the longest-running primetime medical drama in American television history. It won 23 Emmy Awards, including the 1996 Outstanding Drama Series award, and received 124 Emmy nominations, which ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies

Premiered: 1994

Number of Seasons: 15

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#79 on The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

#53 on The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

#58 on The Greatest TV Shows for Women

#25 on The Greatest TV Dramas of All Time

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Chicago Hope is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s Medical TV Shows
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Chicago Hope is an American medical drama television series, created by David E. Kelley. It ran on CBS from September 18, 1994, to May 4, 2000. The series is set in a fictional private charity hospital in Chicago, Illinois. The show is set to return in the fall of 2013 on TVGN in reruns. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Carla Gugino, Mark Harmon, Lauren Holly, Mandy Patinkin, Peter Berg, + more

Premiered: 1994

Number of Seasons: 6

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#42 on The Best '90s TV Dramas

#29 on The Best CBS Dramas of All Time

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Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s Medical TV Shows
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Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American comedy-drama television series that ran for four seasons on ABC from September 19, 1989 to July 28, 1993, totaling 97 episodes. Created by Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley, it stars Neil Patrick Harris in the title role as a teenage physician who also faces the problems of being a normal teenager. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery

Premiered: 1989

Number of Seasons: 4

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#94 on The Most Important TV Sitcoms

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#95 on The Best Shows About Families

#8 on The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed

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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s Medical TV Shows
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Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee in association with Grammnet and Paramount Network Television. A spin-off of Cheers, Frasier starred Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Jane Leeves, Peri Gilpin, and Moose/Enzo. Critically acclaimed, it was one of the most successful spin-off series in television history. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

Premiered: 1993

Number of Seasons: 11

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#97 on The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch

#32 on The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

#34 on The Most Important TV Sitcoms

#51 on The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

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