The episode starts with a seminar on the importance of patient satisfaction done because of a complaint Daimon Michiko's bedside manner in which they are all cautioned to avoid instances in which the hospital can be sued. Then in comes the patient, a popular cooking guru and blogger who instantly dislikes and distrusts Michiko. And an emergency occurs which makes the doctors choose what is more important; the patient's life or avoiding a lawsuit?
The episode starts with the filming of a TV program featuring Super Doctors in which the hospital's Dr. Kaji, an expert on laparoscopic surgery is featured. The patient, a stock-broker who is Kaji's former classmate, demands an immediate laparoscopic surgery on him. But circumstances make that surgery difficult for Kaji, so Daimon proposes an impossible surgery. Will she succeed?
- Main Title: Doctor X
- Native title: ドクターX ～外科医・大門未知子～
- Also Known as: Doctor X ~Gekai Daimon Michiko~
- Aired: October 18, 2012 to December 13, 2012
- Airs On: Thursday
# of Episodes 8Average Duration 54 min. per episode
- Genres: Drama, Medical
- Score: 8.07 (scored by 171 users)
- Ranked: #141
- Popularity: #282
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