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A medical drama is a drama series which has as its primary focus or heroes medical doctors, paramedics, coroners, forensic pathologists or medical examiners. Most medical dramas are set in hospitals. Notable medical dramas throughout TV history include Marcus Welby, M.D., Quincy, M.E., St. Elsewhere, ER and House, M.D..
See the Medical category for a list of medical dramas (note category includes non-dramas as well).