Medical korean dramas are our favorite “go-to genre” if we want suspense filled action and heart stopping scenes that will keep us at the edge of our seat.
It is no doubt that korean dramas nowadays already mastered making scenes in the operating room look real. For someone who are knowledgeable in the medical field, it is believable. Watching medical kdramas can is also educational since they explain medical terms in a way that the viewers can easily understand.
Thus, here are twenty medical korean dramas you can binge watch on if you’re craving for this type of theme.
1. Good Doctor
An autistic savant becomes a paediatrician and tries to prove himself in the face of conflict with patients and peers. A hot-headed surgeon dislikes him, while he develops an understanding with two other colleagues
2. Doctors / Doctor Crush
A unrly teenage girl meets a compassionate teacher who inspires her to alter her path and become a street-savvy neurosurgeon.
3. Kill Me, Heal Me
Kill Me Heal Me is primarily a romance between a houseman in psychiatry (Hwang Jung Eum), her patient (Ji Sung) and at least one of the many fragments of his split personality.
4. It's Okay, That's Love
A novelist clashes with a psychiatrist on a talk show, but soon they become roommates.
5. Hospital Ship
The story is about a group of young doctors who provide medical care to the locals who live in rural villages via a hospital ship that sails around the little islands.
6. Doctor Stranger
A young doctor flees North Korea for life in the south, where he finds a woman who looks exactly like the woman he lost track of during his escape.
7. Emergency Couple
A divorced couple’s feelings for each other are rekindled when they become reunited years later.
8. Descendants of the Sun
A love story between Captain Yoo Shi Jin, Korean Special Forces, and Doctor Kang Mo Yeon, surgeon at Haesung Hospital. Together they face danger in a war-torn country.
9. Mirror of the Witch
An infertile princess meets a friendly scholar in a dangerous attempt to lift the black magic that ensnares her.
11. Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors
Seo Hye Young’s life turns upside down after she reluctantly agrees to abort her patients second child. She is transferred to an obscure country hospital as a result and then later discovers she is carrying a married man’s child.
12. Yong Pal
A surgeon decides to operate as a doctor for the corrupt and criminal in order to pay for his sister’s medical bills. He becomes enmeshed in a dark conspiracy involving a chaebol heiress forcibly put in a medically induced coma.
Dr Park Ji Sang believes in the sanctity of human life, and struggles to treat terminally ill cancer patients and save lives while at the same time being a vampire.
14. Medical Top Team
A team of elite doctors treats patients while dealing with power struggles within the hospital.
At South Korea’s premier university hospital, ideals and interests collide between a patient-focused emergency physician and the hospital’s new director.
16. A Poem A Day
The story of lives of people who work at the hospital like physical therapists, rehabilitation therapists, radiologists, nurses, medical trainees and more.
17. Beautiful Mind
Hyeonseong Hospital is the best national hospital with the most advanced medical techniques but something mysterious is happening inside the hospital.
18. Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim
A famous surgeon with the nickname of “Hand of God” suddenly disappears and resurfaces as “Teacher Kim” in a small hospital to guide young doctors.
In a story that transcends time and space, a Goryeo Age warrior loves a present-day doctor.
This drama is about a gifted young man learns medicine out of a desire to avenge his father who was brutally murdered fifteen years ago.