Each episode in this eight-part series toggles between the renowned surgeons of Manhattan's New York Presbyterian Hospital and the gritty world of trauma surgeons at Newark's University Hospital
New York Presbyterian neurosurgeon, Guy McKhann, is faced with performing a delicate and complex operation when 28-year old patient, Jesse Andre, shows up with a baseball-size tumor impacting one of the brain’s most important arteries.
Alejandro Berenstein is a world leader in his field, and he’d better be if he is going to be able to help save the two year old daughter of a coast guard officer who could suffer a catastrophic cerebral event if Berenstein cannot alter the flow of blood to her brain.
Dr. Hugo Razo saves a man dying from a blood clot in his lungs and then hustles across the ER to assist security guards restraining a violent patient.
Presbyterian nurse Diana Costine has been inexplicably losing consciousness and for the first time, finds herself at the center of the story as a patient.
Plane crash survivor arrives in the ER. Dr. Oz performs surgery.
Dr. Hugo Razo treats injuries a young couple sustained; transplant surgeon is stunned by the grotesquely enlarged heart of a young Marine
Dr. Mehmet Oz is faced with a medical emergency; a man needs a dangerous surgery to remove a tumor.