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The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals 

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Updated May 11, 2019 1k votes 493 voters 21.5k views 21 items

If you're a manga fan whose favorite TV shows are House and Grey's Anatomy, you'll probably appreciate the medical manga genre. What's the best medical manga out there? This list will help you find it.

One of the most popular medical manga is Monster, which follows a brain surgeon named Dr. Tenma as he tries to track down Johan Liebert, who was once an injured young boy on Dr. Tenma's operating table, but who is now one of the world's most heinous criminals. If you're looking for something a little more light-hearted, try Cells at Work, which follows anthropomorphic versions of the human immune system as they battle viruses, bacteria, and other foes. There's also Cells at Work BLACK, which describes life in an unhealthy body. Where you like drama or hilarity, there's something on this list for you. 

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The Best Skilled Surgeon... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Takashi Hashiguchi, Kenzou Irie
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Isekai Yakkyoku is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Sei Takano, Liz Takayama
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Snow White with the Red ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
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Monster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Naoki Urasawa
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Dr. Duo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Yuusuke Oosawa, Shigeru Kinoshita
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Cells At Work is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Akane Shimizu
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Team Medical Dragon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Akira Nagai, Taro Nogizaki
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Black Jack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Osamu Tezuka
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Dr. Frost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Jong-bum Lee
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GodHand Teru is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Kazuki Yamamoto
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dr. koto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Satsu Arifu added yamada takatoshi

First Published: 2000

Subjects: A young, prominent surgeon, who left a prestigious hospital in Tokyo and moved to an isolated island in the southern part of Japan. He works at a clinic there as the only doctor on the island. He was not necessarily welcomed by the islanders first as they had negative experience with former doctors at the clinic. But with his sincere attitude toward the patients and commitment to his work, Kensuke gradually developed good rapport with his patients. "Koto", his nickname, + more

Genres (Book): medical, slice of life, seinen

Original Language: japan

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Young Black Jack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Yoshiaki Tabata
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Cells at Work BLACK is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Shigemitsu Harada, Issei Hatsuyoshiya
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Jin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Motoka Murakami
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Lucifer's Right Hand is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Naoki Serizawa
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Comical Psychosomatic Me... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
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Super Doctor K is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Kazuo Mafune
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Emerging is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Masaya Hokazono
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Franken Fran is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Katsuhisa Kigitsu
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Dokkiri Doctor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Fujihiko Hosono
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Jazz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Medical Manga About Doctors & Hospitals
Tamotsu Takamure, Sakae Maeda