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Ranking TV’s Best Medical Dramas

With the premiere of Fox’s The Resident and the arrival of ER on Hulu, take a look back at the best medical dramas on television and tell us which is your favorite.

by | January 21, 2018 | Comments

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The medical drama is one of TV’s most enduring genres, which is why there have been plenty of different takes on the format throughout the years. With the premiere of the latest addition, Fox’s The Resident, the success of ABC’s The Good Doctor, and the addition of all 15 seasons of ER to Hulu, here’s a look back at some of the most impactful medical dramas in TV history.

While there have been a lot of medical-adjacent shows, this list is comprised of series that focus their action mainly in the hospital. Which one do you think is the best? Rank the best medical TV below!


The Resident premieres Sunday, January 21, at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on Fox. 


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