10 Medical K-Dramas you shouldn’t miss

We have a huge respect to our Doctors, and Nurses. K-Drama world is continuously giving us lots of medical K-Dramas that’s really accurate. It give us the feels like we are inside a operating room or in an emergency room. Seeing how hard they are working made us appreciate them more.

Medical K-Dramas gave us more knowledge and wider perspective about Doctors and Nurses. We learned that being a Doctor or Nurse is more than just a job, one should have passion, strong dedication, braveness, and heart to treat people.

If you want to explore this type of stories, here are the 10 medical K-Dramas you shouldn’t miss:

  1. Hospital Ship

It tells a story of a group of young doctors who provide medical service to the locals who live in rural villages via hospital ship.

2. Good Doctor

A medical drama about a man with autistic disorder, who has mentality of 10-year-old, overcomes bias and discrimination by the society and becomes a pediatrician by utilizing his exceptional abilities that the illness brings. – KBS World.

3. Doctor Stranger

In North Korea, Park Hoon played by Lee Jong Suk trained by his father to become a Doctor. He then become a genius chest surgeon. He flees to South Korea and begins to work there as a Doctor.

4. Emergency Couple

Starring Song Ji Hyo and Choi Jin Hyuk, “Emergency Couple” tells the story of a divorced couple who met again as interns at the same hospital where they will work in the emergency room for three months.

5. Yong Pal

To pay for his sister’s medical bills, Kim Tae Hyun a talented surgeon who goes by the code name Yong Pal, offers his medical skills to those in need of medical attention for a high fee. But when he met Han Yeo Jin (played by Kim Tae Hee), a chaebol heiress, his life changes.

6. Blood

Park Jisang is a surgeon. He deals with blood. On the contrary, he is a vampire who thirsts for blood. This drama is about a vampire surgeon who treats patients and struggles for justice and the value of human life. (KBS)

7. A Poem A Day

The stories of people who work at the hospital like nurses, therapists, radiographers, medical trainees and more. Woo Bo Young (Played by Lee Yoo Bi) wanted to become a poet, but due to her poor family background she decided to become a physical therapist.

8. Kill Me, Heal Me

To be cured of his seven-personality dissociative identity disorder, a rich heir secretly enlists the help of a pretty psychiatric medical resident. (Netflix)

9. Doctors

Following a tragic medical accident, Hong Ji Hong gives up on becoming a doctor. Overcome with guilt, he chooses a quiet life as a high school biology teacher. Perhaps drawn together by fate, he comes to mentor Yoo Hye Jung, a problematic student with a tough childhood. Love leaves its indelible marks and urges the two protagonists to grow and change (VIU)

10. Romantic Doctor S1 & S2


Dr. Romantic is a medical drama about two doctors. Kang Dong Joo is an intelligent yet arrogant doctor who happens to work at Doldam Hospital in order to gain his opportunity. Yoon Seo Jung is his senior doctor who is bright and passionate. She has been working at Doldam Hospital ever since Doctor Kim Sa Boo saved her from the mountain. (VIU)


Dr. Romantic 2 begins with Boo Yong Joo who struggles to revive Doldam Hospital that is faced with difficulties after his colleagues left the hospital. Doldam hospital is now short of human resources. But then, Seo Woo Jin, Cha Eun Jae, and new staff members join Doldam Hospital. (VIU)

This list is not in order.

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