[Writer’s Choice] Top K-Dramas: Medical

BanSeok Shin, Sept. 12, 2019, 3:58 p.m.


Medical dramas often be packed with action and suspense simply due to the unpredictability and high stakes that can come with practicing medicine. From over-loaded E.R.s, brain surgeries, and epidemics, to births, violent patients, and hospital politics, the drama in these shows is not far away. And with South Korea’s robust technology and medical training there are plenty of stories for drama writers to take from. The following list of dramas are some of the best medical shows and dramas with heavy medical components that Korea has to offer!

Surgeon Bong Dal-hee (2007)

Brain (2011)

Golden Time (2012)

The Good Doctor (2013)

Emergency Couple (2014)

Doctor Stranger (2014)

It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014)

Kill Me, Heal Me (2015)

Yong-pal (2015)

The Doctors (2016)

Descendants of the Sun (2016)

Dr. Romantic (2016-2017)

Hospital Ship (2017)

Heart Surgeons (2018)

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