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The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now  

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

These are the best current medical TV shows of 2018, 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 favorites!

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.

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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
Neli Yosifova added 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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Chicago Med is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
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) 3 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
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 Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
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) 5 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Katherine Heigl
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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9-1-1 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
ChristianaCain added Angela Bassett, Connie Britton, Peter Krause
9-1-1 (Fox, 2018) is an American procedural drama television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The show explores the high-pressure experiences of police, paramedics and ...more
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Untold Stories of the E.R. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
Untold Stories of the E.R. Jenne Kang, Linda America, Roy Vongtama
Untold Stories of the E.R. is a docudrama television series which airs on TLC and Discovery Fit & Health. In this program real-life emergency room doctors tell about their most bizarre and ...more
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License to Kill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
Terry Dubrow
License to Kill (Oxygen, 2019) is an American true crime documentary television series. The show chronicles accounts of patients put into jeopardy by medical professionals.
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Carol's Second Act is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
Patricia Heaton, Kyle MacLachlan, Bonnie Dennison
Carol's Second Act (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series. After raising her two children and retiring from teaching, Carol Kenney (Patricia Heaton) embarks on a unique second act: ...more
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Doc Martin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
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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Casualty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
Derek Thompson, Cathy Shipton, Ian Bleasdale
This series is a British medical drama that airs weekly on BBC One. It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world, and the most enduring medical drama shown on ...more
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General Hospital is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
Vinessa Antoine, Maurice Benard, Matt Cohen
General Hospital is an American daytime television medical drama that is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the third longest-running ...more
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The Doctors is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
The Doctors is an American syndicated talk show airing daily in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, Ireland, Sweden and Finland. It debuted on September 8, 2008. The hour-long daytime program ...more
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Holby City is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now
Hugh Quarshie, Jaye Jacobs, Rosie Marcel
Holby City is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One. The series was created by Tony McHale and Mal Young as a spin-off from the established BBC medical drama ...more