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The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows 

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List Rules Vote up your favorite medical series that aired in the 2010s

These are the best 2010s medical TV shows, ranked from best to worst by your votes. Medical series have ranked among viewers' favorite types of shows for quite some time now. Some great 2010s medical TV shows rely heavily on heart-pounding drama, like The Good Doctor, while others have found a way to bring some levity to often serious medical situations, like House. When it comes to the top 2010s medical TV series there is a little bit of something for everyone, from the procedural (Chicago Med) to the prestige (The Knick). 

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 2010s medical TV shows listPrivate Practice spun off from one of the longest running medical series of all time, Grey's Anatomy, while The Resident is just getting started and should last well into the 2020s.

In Hart of Dixie, Rachel Bilson adapts to small town life after she transitions from being a doctor in New York to practicing medicine in Alabama. Other great shows that appear on this top 2010s medical TV shows list include Royal Pains, Nurse Jackie and A Gifted Man.

Which 2010s medical show is your favorite? Give the best shows a thumbs up!

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House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s 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 2010s 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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The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
The Good Doctor
Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez
The Good Doctor (ABC, 2017) is an American medical-drama television series based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) is a young pediatric surgeon ...more
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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson
Grey's Anatomy (ABC, 2005) is an American medical soap opera television series. The series focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually evolve into seasoned ...more

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The Resident is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Matt Czuchry, Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood
The Resident (Fox, 2017) is an American medical drama television series created by Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore, and Roshan Sethi. Idealistic young Dr. Devon Pravesh (Manish Dayal) begins his ...more
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Royal Pains is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty
Royal Pains is a USA Network television series that premiered on June 4, 2009, starring Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Jill Flint, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D'Orsay, Ben Shenkman, and Campbell ...more

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Chicago Med is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto
Chicago Med (NBC, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. Set in Chicago, the show focuses on the emergency department at Gaffney Chicago ...more

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New Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery
New Amsterdam (NBC, 2018) is an American medical drama television series developed by David Schulner. A new medical director (Ryan Eggold) is hired to run one of the most prominent hospitals in ...more

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The Night Shift is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Daniella Alonso, Jill Flint, Ken Leung
The Night Shift is an American medical drama series that premiered on May 27, 2014, on NBC. The series was created by Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, and follows the lives of the staff who work the ...more
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Code Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Marcia Gay Harden, Raza Jaffrey, Bonnie Somerville
Code Black (CBS, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Michael Seitzman. The show centers on the fictional Angels Memorial Hospital, where four first-year residents and ...more

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Nurse Jackie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s 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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Call The Midwife is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Vanessa Redgrave, Helen George, Laura Main
Call the Midwife is a BBC period drama series about a group of nurse midwives working in the East End of London in the 1950s and 1960s. It stars Jessica Raine, Miranda Hart, Helen George, Bryony ...more

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Hart of Dixie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Cress Williams
Hart of Dixie is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on The CW from September 26, 2011 to March 27, 2015. The series, created by Leila Gerstein, stars Rachel Bilson as Dr. Zoe ...more

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Doc Martin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Doc Martin
Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice
Doc Martin is a British television medical comedy drama series. Dr Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes), a brilliant and successful vascular surgeon at Imperial College London, develops haemophobia ...more

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Crossing Jordan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
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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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Private Practice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s 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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Body of Proof is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, Geoffrey Arend
Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011, to May 28, 2013, and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was ...more

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Red Band Society is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Octavia Spencer, Dave Annable, Astro
Red Band Society is an American teen medical comedy-drama television series on Fox for the 2014–15 American television season developed by Margaret Nagle. The series premiered on September 17, ...more
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Saving Hope is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Erica Durance, Daniel Gillies, Michael Shanks
Saving Hope is a Canadian television supernatural medical drama, set in the fictional Hope Zion Hospital in Toronto. The show's central character is Dr. Alex Reid, a doctor whose fiancé, ...more

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Emily Owens, M.D is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Mamie Gummer, Justin Hartley, Aja Naomi King
At long last, Emily Owens feels like she is an actual grown-up. She can finally put her high school days as the geeky-girl-with-flop-sweats behind her; she’s graduated from medical school and is ...more

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The Knick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Clive Owen, André Holland, Jeremy Bobb
The Knick is an American television drama series on Cinemax created by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The series follows Dr. John W. Thackery (Clive Owen) and ...more

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Masters of Sex is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Caitlin FitzGerald
This series is an American period drama television series that premiered on September 29, 2013, on Showtime. Set in the 1950s and 1960s, the series tells the story of Dr. William Masters and ...more

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The Mob Doctor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Jordana Spiro, William Forsythe, James Carpinello
The Mob Doctor is an American television drama that aired on Fox from September 17, 2012 to January 7, 2013 as a part of the 2012–13 network television season. The series was created by Josh ...more

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A Gifted Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial A Gifted Man is an American television series, which premiered on CBS on September 23, 2011. The series is about a talented but self-absorbed surgeon who starts questioning his purpose in life ...more

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Mary Kills People is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s Medical TV Shows
Caroline Dhavernas, Jay Ryan, Richard Short
Mary Kills People (Lifetime, 2017) is a Canadian black comedy-drama television series created by Tara Armstrong. Single mother Mary Harris (Caroline Dhavernas) is an ER doctor by day, but by ...more