Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital's surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.
Shaun and Lea make a big life decision and are pleasantly surprised by the support they receive from their friends at the hospital; Asher struggles to accept that he and his father may never truly understand one another.
'The Good Doctor' Renewed For Season 6 ABC announced today that The Good Doctor has been renewed for a sixth season. The early pickup comes midway through Season 5 of the medical drama, which is continuing to garner respectable ratings for the network on Monday nights.
The series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome who leaves his quiet country life behind to join the surgical unit at a renowned hospital in San Jose, California. Alone in his new surroundings and not able to form a personal connection with his peers, Dr. Murphy puts his extraordinary medical gifts to use in order to save lives and challenge his skeptical colleagues.
Season 6 of The Good Doctor will see it surpass the 100-episode milestone. Look for a premiere this fall as part of ABC's 2022-2023 lineup.