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The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite medical series that aired on TV in the 2000s

These are the best 2000s medical TV shows, ranked from best to worst by your votes. Since television became popular in American homes, medical series have ranked among viewers' favorite types of shows. Some great 2000s medical TV shows are dramas while others, quite obviously, were comedies. So, what are the top 2000s medical TV series? Vote up your favorites!

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 2000s medical TV shows list? In the 2000s, funny medical shows like Scrubs and Childrens Hospital were some of the most watched series. Scrubs proved to be so popular that it was even picked-up by ABC after NBC let it go. House is another good medical show that aired in the 2000s.

In 2005, the medical drama Grey's Anatomy started Shonda Rhimes' domination of quality primetime content. Other great shows that appear on this top 2000s medical TV shows list include Nip/Tuck, House and Private Practice.

How will we ever decide which 2000s medical show deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving your favorites a thumbs up!

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House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard
House is an American television medical drama that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons, from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012. The show's main character is Dr. Gregory House, a ...more
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Scrubs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke
Scrubs is an American medical comedy television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001 to March 17, 2010 on NBC and later ABC. The series follows the lives of employees ...more
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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson
Grey's Anatomy is an American medical soap opera television series that premiered on American Broadcasting Company as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005. The series has aired eleven ...more
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ER is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies
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 ...more
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Chicago Hope is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Carla Gugino, Mark Harmon, Lauren Holly
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 ...more
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Private Practice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Kate Walsh, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland
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 ...more
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Third Watch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Coby Bell, Skipp Sudduth, Jason Wiles
Third Watch is an American drama series which first aired on NBC from 1999 to 2005, for a total of 132 episodes, broadcast in six seasons of 22 episodes each. The show was set and filmed in New ...more
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Nip/Tuck is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon, Joely Richardson
Nip/Tuck is an American television drama series created by Ryan Murphy; it aired on FX in the United States from July 18, 2003 to March 3, 2010. The series focuses on "McNamara/Troy", ...more
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Crossing Jordan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Jill Hennessy, Miguel Ferrer, Ravi Kapoor
Crossing Jordan is an American television drama series that aired on NBC from September 24, 2001 to May 16, 2007. It stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a forensic pathologist ...more
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Nurse Jackie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze
Nurse Jackie is an American medical dark satirical comedy-drama series. It premiered on Showtime on June 8, 2009. The show's seventh and final season will premiere April 12, 2015. The show stars ...more
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Providence is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Melina Kanakaredes, Mike Farrell, Seth Peterson
Providence is an American television drama series that aired on NBC starring Melina Kanakaredes. The show ran for five seasons from January 8, 1999 until December 20, 2002.
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Becker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Ted Danson, Hattie Winston, Terry Farrell
Becker is an American television sitcom that ran from 1998 to 2004 on CBS. Set in the New York City borough of The Bronx, the show starred Ted Danson as John Becker, a misanthropic doctor who ...more
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Gideon's Crossing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Rhona Mitra, Eric Dane, Andre Braugher
Gideon's Crossing is an American medical drama series starring Andre Braugher. The series was loosely based on the experience of real-life physician Jerome Groopman and his book The Measure of ...more
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Childrens Hospital is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino
Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that parodies the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on ...more
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MDs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Jane Lynch, Rainn Wilson, Michaela Conlin
MDs is an American television medical drama that aired on ABC in 2002. It starred William Fichtner as Dr. Bruce Kellerman, Jane Lynch as Aileen Poole, and John Hannah as Dr. Robert Dalgety. The ...more
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Strong Medicine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Rosa Blasi, Janine Turner, Tamera Mowry
Strong Medicine is a medical drama with a focus on feminist politics, health issues and class conflict, that aired on the Lifetime network from 2000 to 2006. The series was created and produced ...more
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Medical Investigation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Neal McDonough, Kelli Williams, Christopher Gorham
Medical Investigation is an American medical drama television series that began September 9, 2004, on NBC. It ran for 20 one-hour episodes before being cancelled in 2005. The series was ...more
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Presidio Med is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Dana Delany, Sasha Alexander, Blythe Danner
Presidio Med is an American medical drama that aired on CBS from September 2002, to January 2003. The series centers on a San Francisco hospital. It was created by John Wells and Lydia Woodward, ...more
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Doc is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Billy Ray Cyrus, Derek McGrath, Richard Leacock
Doc is an American sitcom which aired on CBS from September 1975 to October 1976.
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City of Angels is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Gabrielle Union, Maya Rudolph, Vivica A. Fox
City of Angels is an American medical drama television series which ran for two seasons on CBS during the 2000 calendar year. It was network television's first medical drama with a predominantly ...more
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In Treatment is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Forbes
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial In Treatment is an American HBO drama, produced and developed by Rodrigo Garcia, about a psychologist, 50-something Dr. Paul Weston, and his weekly sessions with patients, as well as those with ...more
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Doc Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Shawn Chappelle added Doc Martin
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Everwood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Treat Williams, Gregory Smith, Emily VanCamp
Everwood is an American drama television series that initially aired in the United States on The WB. The series is set in the fictional small town of Everwood, Colorado, and was filmed in Ogden, ...more
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Dr. Vegas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Amy Adams, Rob Lowe, Tom Sizemore
Dr. Vegas is a television drama starring Rob Lowe and Joe Pantoliano that ran on CBS in 2004. It aired in Ireland on TG4, and on Challenge in the UK as part of its "Player" gambling ...more
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The Royal Today is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Medical TV Shows
Holliday Grainger, Kirsty Mitchell, Paul Nicholas
The Royal Today is a British medical soap opera, a spin-off of the similarly themed drama, The Royal. The concept is that whilst The Royal is set in the late 1960s, The Royal Today featured the ...more