The Top Medical Shows to Watch Right Now

The Top Medical Shows to Watch Right Now

In the mood to watch your favorite TV doctors solve a high-stakes medical mystery or watch as heroic medical professionals venture into danger to save a patient? We’ve got you covered with this list of the best medical shows to watch on TV right now.

Keep an eye on this list as it is updated with the latest and greatest medical shows, so you can be sure you’re in the loop. From Grey’s Anatomy to Dr. Romantic, this list will medical drama fans stay up to date on the most popular medical shows available on TV right now.


Let’s get started. Here are the trending medical shows that TV-lovers just like you are enjoying right now, with all the information you need to check them out for yourself.

1. ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

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Greys Anatomy promo image season 20Grey’s Anatomy is a quintessential medical show that offers a captivating blend of life-and-death emergencies and personal relationship drama. Follow the charismatic Meredith Grey and her team of gifted surgeons at the Seattle Grace Hospital as they navigate the intricate layers of the human heart- both metaphorically and literally.

Each episode intertwines intense surgical endeavors, complex character dynamics and plenty of unexpected twists and turns that continually set the bar higher. And considering it’s lasted 20 seasons, it’s clearly a fan-favorite!

2. ‘Chicago Med’

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Another series from the acclaimed Chicago franchise, Chicago Med is a dynamic and exciting show that follows the courageous doctors working the bustling Emergency Department at Chicago’s newest hospital.

Fans of Grey’s Anatomy will love watching as Dr. Will Halstead and the team face high-stakes decisions, grapple with demanding medical situations and deal with the emotional turmoil in their personal lives all at the same time.

3. ‘The Good Doctor’

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'The Good Doctor' Promo ImageFreddie Highmore stars as Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, in The Good Doctor. Murphy’s incredible surgical prowess fueled by his autism adds an intriguing spin to the hospital drama genre as he overcomes personal and professional challenges and prejudices while pushing medical boundaries, impressing colleagues and saving lives.

The Good Doctor is an inspiring, heartwarming and thought-provoking series that shines a light on the power of unique minds in the high-pressure world of medical surgery.

4. ‘Doc Martin’

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Doc Martin follows Dr. Martin Ellingham, a successful surgeon from London, as he navigates through a distressing medical condition and an unexpected transition from city to country life.

Endearing in his grumpiness, Doc Martin, with his unique bedside manners, forms profound connections with quirky locals, providing viewers with a generous dose of British humor in each episode.

5. ‘Call the Midwife’

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Join the resilient and compassionate midwives of Nonnatus House in the heart-warming, award-winning drama Call the Midwife. Set in the impoverished East End of London during the 1950s and 60s, this captivating series follows Nurse Jenny Lee and her colleagues as they navigate the challenges of delivering babies and providing healthcare in a rapidly changing world.

Every episode explores a wealth of social, cultural and medical issues, all beautifully interwoven with a rich tapestry of personal stories. Steeped in history, humor and humanity, Call the Midwife offers an emotive and insightful peek into our medical past.

6. ‘Nina’

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'Nina' promo imageImmerse yourself in the heartwarmingly quirky world of Nina, a popular French drama series. The show follows the life of divorcée Nina, a 39-year-old nurse who starts her career in a hospital, balancing the pressures of work with the complexities of her personal life.

Against a backdrop of patients’ tales and complications, Nina’s warm personality, dedication and resilience shine through. Navigating unexpected romance, tricky medical situations and the trials of single motherhood, Nina is a captivating mix of medical drama and emotional storytelling you won’t want to miss.

7. ‘The Doctors’

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'The Doctors' promo imageThe Doctors is a captivating 2016 South Korean television drama that revolves around the life-transforming journey of Yoo Hye-jung, a woman with a tough upbringing who becomes a compassionate neurosurgeon. Starring the talented Kim Rae-won and Park Shin-hye, this series masterfully combines elements of romance, drama and medical challenges, making it a must-watch for fans of K-dramas.

The show not only delves into the personal and professional growth of its characters but also offers gripping medical cases that keep viewers on the edge of their seats. Perfect for those interested in thrilling medical narratives with a heartwarming touch.

8. ‘Dr. Romantic’

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'Dr. Romantic' promo imageEmbark on a journey of medical marvels with the distinguished Dr. Romantic, otherwise known as the Hand of God. This Korean drama follows an eccentric yet gifted doctor that steps away from his fame to pass on his wisdom to a group of talented, young medicos in a small town.

His daring and unorthodox methods unfold unexpected lessons about the true essence of healthcare beyond its clinical facade. Delve into this engaging narrative where medical expertise meets humanitarian values, inspiring not just his trainees but every viewer of the series. The fascinating plot and charismatic characters make Dr. Romantic not just enjoyable to watch but also intellectually stimulating.

And there you have it: the top medical drama shows to stream at home. Stay tuned for updates, so you can keep up with the best content available right now.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the most popular medical show on TV?

The long-running Grey's Anatomy is the most popular medical show on TV.

Are medical shows medically accurate?

Some are more accurate than others, with a heavier focus on drama than medical accuracy.

What is the longest running medical show on TV?

General Hospital has been on air since 1963.

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