Here’s the list of the top 9 medical Chinese dramas! They are about the doctor-patient relationship, fighting disease, or providing medical aid.
Top 9 Medical Chinese Dramas
Top 9 Medical Chinese Dramas

Here’s the list of the top 9 medical Chinese dramas! They are about the doctor-patient relationship, fighting disease, or providing medical aid.

Top 9 Medical Chinese Dramas:

  1. Sweet Teeth
  2. The Imperial Coroner
  3. Legend of Yun Xi
  4. Dr. Cutie
  5. Healer of Children
  6. The Journey Across the Night
  7. Breath of Destiny
  8. Medical Examiner Dr. Qin
  9. Prodigy Healer

9. Prodigy Healer

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Prodigy Healer | Top 9 Medical Chinese Dramas | kdramaplanet

One of the top medical Chinese dramas, it is a great fantasy rom-com about a tribe in the forest. The male lead comes from a tribe and has been studying medicine for many years, while the female lead comes from a family of doctors. One day, the girl gets into trouble after breaking into the territory of the tribe. The male lead runs away with her, thus saving her. From now on, he tries his best to fit in the normal world.

“Prodigy Healer” is a super cute and unique C-drama. Check it out if the story sounds intriguing to you! It has some twists and turns!

  • Episodes: 36
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Li Hong Yi, Zhao Lu Si

8. Medical Examiner Dr. Qin

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This series is more of a crime than a medical genre but it’s medically educational – you will learn something new about the human body. Besides, the story is based on the memoirs of the real forensic investigator! So, you will appreciate its realistic investigative part! What’s also interesting about this show is that it follows Western episodic standards and differs from the majority of Asian ones. The plots are quite interesting, so you won’t be bored even for a second! Give it a shot if you like crime series, but prepare to see a lot of forensic work.

“Medical Examiner Dr. Qin” is about a detective who is left with no assistant – the last one resigns, not willing to stand his temper. That’s when a girl from another department is sent to his working group. First, the male lead doesn’t trust her but later he gets fond of her unique abilities. Together, they solve numerous difficult cases.

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  • Episodes: 20
  • Duration: 30 min.
  • Cast: Zhang Ruo Yun, Jiao Jun Yan

7. Breath of Destiny

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Here’s a medical drama for anyone who is interested in unique concepts, suspense, and is not afraid of bloody scenes. The story is set overseas, on an isolated island amidst the ocean. It centers on Chinese doctors who provide medical aid there. They get caught in a natural disaster and do their best to accomplish their life-saving mission.

Looking for a thrilling medical Chinese drama? “Breath of Destiny” starts off quite quickly and immerses you into the world of the characters who get into grave dangers. It is interesting to watch how people in other parts of the world live and what courageous doctors are capable of.

  • Episodes: 40
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Qi Wei, Tony Yang

6. The Journey Across the Night

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Unlike the majority of medical Chinese dramas on this list, this one is not a light watch. The story centers on a young man whose mother and brother have been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Willing to escape this genetic disease, he starts studying psychiatry. To do so, he goes to Hong Kong to look for an expert in this field. Besides his journey of healing, we also witness him forming bonds of friendship and love.

“The Journey Across the Night” is like a collection of mysteries that affect different characters solved within a couple of episodes. At the same time, we watch how the main story progresses. Give it a shot if you are looking for a C-drama with a thoughtfully written story, and you will see if it’s your cup of tea!

  • Episodes: 26
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Joseph Zeng, Cherry Ngan

5. Healer of Children

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Healer of Children | Top 9 Medical Chinese Dramas | kdramaplanet

This medical show is about a girl who follows in the footsteps of her savior and becomes a pediatrician. Her savior, now the director of one of the best children’s hospital, takes her in a team of elite specialists despite the gap in her skill level. At the new workplace, the girl works days and nights to become better. She and her colleagues go through countless challenges and do their best to serve children. Apart from the medical theme, there’s also a romantic story!

If you are looking for a medical drama where the medical staff goes through real difficulties, watch “Healer of Children”. Not to mention that you will hardly find another drama specialized in children’s medicine.

  • Episodes: 44
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Chen Xiao, Wang Zi Wen

4. Dr. Cutie

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One of the best medical Chinese series, it is about the girl who studies hard to become an imperial doctor. One day, she cross-dresses as a man and enters the manor of her childhood sweetheart. There, she starts serving as a doctor of his fiancee! This all is a part of her revenge plan – she wants to avenge the death of her family.

Looking for a series about revenge and falling in love? Then there are no reasons for you not to check out this medical TV drama! Despite it being a revenge story, it’s not really twisted and is easy to follow. Moreover, it’s quite lighthearted and even will make you laugh! You can compare it to some other similar series such as “ Ashes of Love” or “Love in Moonlight”, but those are more serious.

Check out our list of Top 8 Cross-Dressing Chinese Dramas if you like the theme of hidden identity and want to watch something similar!

  • Episodes: 28
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Sun Qian, Huang Jun Jie

3. Legend of Yun Xi

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Set during chaotic times when the land has been split into three kingdoms, it centers on an aspiring doctor, a girl who marries a man from the royal family. In the palace, she gets lost in never-ending machinations, secrets, and secret plans of kingdoms. On top of that, she truly falls in love with her husband and wins his attention.

When watching “Legend of Yun Xi”, you will easily get attached to the story and love between the leads! Don’t miss this gem! Especially if you like love triangle/arranged marriage/revenge/power struggle/medical series.

Also, you might want to check out these lists if you like the themes mentioned above:

  • Episodes: 48
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Ju Jing Yi, Zhang Zhe Han

2. The Imperial Coroner

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The Imperial Coroner | Top 9 Medical Chinese Dramas | kdramaplanet

This historical C-drama is set in times when the emperors of Tang were controlled by corrupt eunuchs. So, while watching the series, you will see the real power struggle between the royals and the powerful eunuchs. The story focuses on the story of a girl, an aspiring young coroner from a family of coroners. Together with a Prince, who is in charge of a criminal lawsuit, joins forces in unraveling an eighteen-year-old case.

You will tremendously enjoy watching this series if you love the detective genre and historical settings. Especially, if you’ve already watched dramas like “Maiden Holmes”. “Ancient Detective”, or Miss Truth” and are looking for something similar. “The Imperial Coroner” is one of those shows that are based on real historical events and characters. So, you will probably like it if you are not a fan of completely fictional storiess.

If you like historicals, you might want to read our another article, Top 23 Historical Chinese Drama Recommendations.

  • Episodes: 36
  • Duration: 39 min.
  • Cast: Su Xiao Tong, Wang Zi Qi

1. Sweet Teeth

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Sweet Teeth | Top 9 Medical Chinese Dramas | kdramaplanet

Here’s one of the top medical Chinese dramas about the doctor-patient relationship. The male lead of this story is a dentist who combines his work in a hospital with teaching at a university. He is extremely famous for his looks and is considered the most handsome man in the institution. The female lead (a librarian in the same university) is biased towards him because of an incident the other day. Yet, one day, she becomes his patient. Since the girl gets braces, she needs to visit her dentist on the regular basis. Hence, she and her meet each other more often than ever before. Apart from the leads, the story also revolves around the love story of side characters – two best friends of the female lead.

If a heart-warming C-drama full of sweetness and with no angst/major conflicts is what you need right now, then make sure you check out this one! Be prepared that “Sweet Teeth” is full of cliché tropes such as the frivolous female lead and cold but famous male lead, confessing love while drunk, and so on. Yet, it’s a well-written fast-paced story that is unique in many aspects.

In this drama, the woman is older than the man. So, if you like this series and want to watch something similar, check out the Top 15 Big Age Gap Chinese Dramas!

  • Episodes: 22
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Wu Xuan Yi, Bi Wen Jun

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