It’s clear that Dr. Shaun Murphy is a technically-skilled and capable surgeon, however, at times his autism can cause him to struggle a bit with his bedside manner. In Monday’s new episode of ABC’s hit medical drama The Good Doctor, Shaun will begin to learn the meaning of the word, “Empathy.”
In the preview for Monday’s episode, we see Shaun questioning his ability to be a good surgeon if he has difficulty understanding the emotions of his patients. Additionally, we see Dr. Claire Browne and Dr. Morgan Reznick encounter a medical case which will, without a doubt, lead to moral debate.
Check out the synopsis and preview for the episode titled Empathy below.
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The Good Doctor stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil Melendez, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra Aoki, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park and Paige Spara as Lea. The series is created by David Shore who also serves executive producer along with Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim, and Sebastian Lee.
Guest starring is Tyler Ritter as George Reynolds and Mason Gooding as Billy Cayman.
Empathy was written by Karen Struck and directed by Joanna Kerns.
The Good Doctor airs Monday nights at 10/9c on ABC. Are you excited about this week’s upcoming episode? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.