Strong Medicine

Strong Medicine

Their worlds couldn't be more different but their commitment and passion brings them together. Strong Medicine is a sometimes intense, sometimes hilarious medical drama that takes us inside the world of street level medicine.

Dr. Dana Stowe, a Harvard graduate who devotes her life to finding a cure for cancer, and Dr. Lu Delgado, a single mother whose disdain for "the system" has her battling bureaucracy and the budget-concerned chief of staff Dr. Robert Jackson, come together to start The Rittenhouse Women's Health Clinic in Philadelphia. Saucy receptionist Lana Hawkins, attractive Nurse Peter Riggs, and ER Doctor Nick Biancavilla also work in the clinic. Dr. Stowe leaves the clinic to care for her adopted children in season 3 and is replaced by former Army Colonel Dr. Andy Campbell who immediately begins a duel with Lu but after working together for a while, they become close friends.

After season four, Nick is transferred to another hospital and Andy takes on Intern Kayla Thornton. Then, in the shocking end to season five, Andy is appointed Surgeon General of the United States and leaves the hospital. Now, Doctor Dylan West has taken Doctor Campbell's place. Strong Medicine is both tough and tender, pulling your heart-strings one moment, making you laugh the next, and even making you hold your breath during each episode.

Episode Info

Final: 6x22 -- Special Delivery (Feb/05/2006)

In the series finale, Lu is forced to have a special delivery after she is trapped in a basement. With her medical guidance, Lu's husband, Jonas, performs an emergency c-section. Dylan struggles to save a gunshot patient who tells him the name of the gang member who shot her. After going to the police, Dylan realizes he may have put his family in danger
Rosa BlasiRosa Blasi
As Dr. Luisa "Lu" Delgado
Jenifer LewisJenifer Lewis
As Lana Hawkins
Josh CoxxJosh Coxx
As Nurse Peter Riggs
Janine TurnerJanine Turner
As Dr. Dana Stowe (S01-S03)
Philip CasnoffPhilip Casnoff
As Dr. Robert Bob Jackson (S01-S05)
Brennan ElliottBrennan Elliott
As Dr. Nicholas "Nick" Biancavilla (S02-S04; Recurring Otherwise)
Patricia RichardsonPatricia Richardson
As Dr. Andy Campbell (S03-S05)
Tamera MowryTamera Mowry
As Dr. Kayla Thornton (S05,S06)
Rick SchroderRick Schroder
As Dr. Dylan West (S06)

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Creator: Tammy Ader
Developer: Whoopi Goldberg
Executive Producer: Whoopi Goldberg, Tammy Ader, Robert Lieberman
Producer: Rick Alexander (2)
Music: Jenifer Lewis
Special Makeup Effects Department Head: Barney Burman

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Recurring Guests

Chris Marquette as Marc Delgado (6 eps)
Grant Show as Ben (5 eps)
Brennan Elliott as Dr. Nick Biancavilla (4 eps)
Mariah Shirley as nurse (4 eps)
Whoopi Goldberg as Dr. Lydia Emerson (4 eps)
Rachael Crawford as ER Doctor (3 eps)
Megan Follows as Dana's Doctor (3 eps)
Cee Cee Michaela as Noreen (3 eps)
Susie Schelling as Nurse #1 (3 eps)
Robert Foxworth as Dr. Ezra Stowe (2 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Medical
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: Lifetime ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 23, 2000
Ended: February 05, 2006
• Strong Medicine - Zwei Ă„rztinnen wie Feuer und Eis (Used In Germany)
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