TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama, Romance
A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.
Rob Lowe was originally considered for the role of Dr. Derek Shepherd, but passed on it.
Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens:
Mr. Humphrey? Mr. Humphrey, I'm sorry to wake you.
Mr. Humphrey: C'mon. What time is it?
Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens: Ten after five. I'm sorry, I just need to do a brief exam. If you could just sit up for one moment.
Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens: Thanks. This might be a little bit cold. So just take a deep breath.
Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens: If ...
Throughout the series, the Chief of Surgery is shown as running the hospital and surgeons are depicted as making diagnoses. In reality, the Hospital would be run by the Chief Administrator, with a Chief of Medicine and a Chief of Surgery reporting to them. Diagnosis would be handled by medical doctors who would refer the patient for surgery.