Can’t get enough of Grey’s Anatomy (and need something to watch while you wait for the season 19 premiere)? Look no further than this list of must-watch dramas that bear a striking resemblance to the hit ABC show. Not only does each series offer a dramatized look at medicine, but they also examine the characters’ interpersonal relationships (just like Grey’s).
9 Shows Like ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to Add to Your Streaming Queue
1. 'Station 19'
This Grey’s Anatomy spin-off follows Dr. Miranda Bailey’s (Chandra Wilson) husband, Ben Warren (Jason Winston George). It documents his journey working as a firefighter alongside Andy Herrera (Jaina Lee Ortiz), the hardworking daughter of the head of the firehouse. Station 19 often has crossover events with Grey’s, so we highly recommend you give it a try.
2. 'Private Practice'
Another Grey’s Anatomy spin-off—but this time, it follows Dr. Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh). After her infamous divorce with Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey), the neonatal surgeon gets a fresh start in Los Angeles, where she joins a clinic that’s run by her friends, Sam (Taye Diggs) and Naomi (Audra McDonald).
3. 'New Amsterdam'
Some of the doctors are put off by the always-charming Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold), who joins the team as the new medical director. He’s determined to reconfigure the hospital’s outdated hierarchy, no matter the costs.
4. 'The Night Shift'
Meet T.C. Callahan (Eoin Macken), a night-shift doctor at San Antonio Memorial. His job is highly critical, since he runs the emergency room, which often presents dangerous cases.
5. 'Code Black'
In this hospital, “Code Black” refers to when the influx of patients outweighs the facility’s resources. This series follows the staff of the nation’s busiest emergency room as they race to save lives.
6. 'Saving Hope'
Chief of Surgery Charlie Harris (Michael Shanks) ends up in a coma, forcing his fiancé Alex Reid (Erica Durance) to work alongside another surgeon to save his life. In a weird twist of fate, Dr. Harris “departs” his body and begins wandering the hospital as a spirit.
7. 'Chicago Med'
The series introduces viewers to the elite team at The Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. Similar to Grey’s, it documents their most challenging cases, along with their interpersonal relationships.
Dr. Bashir Hamed (Hamza Haq) flees his homeland in search of a new life in Canada where although he already has a medical degree from Syria, he must redo his training if he wants to continue practicing. And so he becomes a resident at Toronto’s biggest Emergency Department, where he’s forced to prove himself.
Over 15 seasons and 331 episodes, ER followed the issues that doctors and other hospital personnel faced within the emergency room of Cook County General Hospital, and it featured such major stars as George Clooney, Julianna Margulies and more.
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