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The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now

Updated February 9, 2021 11.2k votes 5.3k voters 205.1k views21 items

List RulesVote up your favorite medical series that are currently airing new episodes

These are the best current medical TV shows, ranked from best to worst by your votes. Since television became popular in American homes, medical series have always ranked among viewers' favorite types of shows. Some great current medical TV shows are heart-wrenching procedural dramas while others are mostly comedic - they just happen to take place in a hospital. What are the top current medical TV series? Vote up your favorite medical shows!

What are some of the shows that appear on this best current medical TV shows list? Grey's Anatomy is not only one of the top current medical series, it is also one of the longest-running. This NBC hit, starring Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers and Sandra Oh, first premiered all the way back in 2005. Code Black is another great medical show currently airing on television.

Other great shows that are featured on this top current medical TV shows list include Chicago Med, Doc Martin, and General Hospital—among other new shows and fan favorites including the best medical shows of the past decade.

Which current medical show do you think is the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list!

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    The Resident

    Matt Czuchry, Manish Dayal

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    The Good Doctor

    Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas

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    Chicago Med

    Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta

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    New Amsterdam

    Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman

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    Grey's Anatomy

    Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh

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    9-1-1

    Angela Bassett, Connie Britton

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    Transplant

    Kenny Wong, Hamza Haq

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    Rob Lowe, Liv Tyler

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    Untold Stories of the E.R.

    Jenne Kang, Linda America

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    Nurses

    Tiera Skovbye, Natasha Calis

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    Lenox Hill

    John Boockvar, David Langer

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    Virgin River

    Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson

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    Hospital Playlist

    Jo Jung-suk, Yoo Yeon-seok
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    License to Kill

    Terry Dubrow
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    Casualty

    Derek Thompson, Cathy Shipton

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    General Hospital

    Vinessa Antoine, Maurice Benard

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    The Doctors

    Travis Lane Stork, Andrew P. Ordon

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    Holby City

    Hugh Quarshie, Jaye Jacobs
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    Temple

    Mark Strong, Daniel Mays

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    Medical Police

    Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel

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