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The Mob Doctor

The Mob Doctor


For most physicians, the Hippocratic oath is sacred. But for one Chicago doctor, who is indebted to the mafia, saving lives isn’t her only concern. "THE MOB DOCTOR" is a fast-paced medical drama focusing on a young female surgeon caught between two worlds as she juggles her promising medical career with her family’s debt to Chicago’s Southside mob.

DR. GRACE DEVLIN (Jordana Spiro) is a top resident at Chicago’s Roosevelt Medical Center. Smart and self-assured, she’s heralded as one of the country’s most promising young surgeons. But family ties keep her glued to her Southside roots. To pay off her brother’s life-threatening gambling debt, she makes a deal with the devil and agrees to work “off book” for the mafia men she once despised.

At the hospital, Grace must deal with emotionally compelling cases – a young woman in need of a heart transplant, a family decimated by a hit-and-run driver, the mass chaos in the wake of an ‘L’ train collision. But in her other vastly different world, she must juggle an onslaught of mob-related demands, including operating in illegal backrooms, treating hit men hiding from the law, performing emergency surgery on a high-end call girl, even saving a juiced-up race horse.

All the while, Grace must keep her dual life a secret from everyone: her protective best friend, NURSE ROSA “RO” QUINTERO (Floriana Lima); her handsome, blue-blooded boyfriend, DR. BRETT ROBINSON (Zach Gilford); her boss at Roosevelt Medical and Chief of Surgery, DR. STAFFORD WHITE (Željko Ivanek); her rival, DR. OLIVIA WILCOX (Jaime Lee Kirchner); even her well-meaning screw-up brother, NATE (Jesse Lee Soffer), and her perpetually in-denial mother, DANIELLA (Wendy Makkena). (Source: FOX TV)
  • Currently 6.3/10
6.3/10 (18 Votes cast)


Episode Info

Prev: 1x13 -- Life and Death (Jan/07/2013)


Grace's world crumbles as her family remains in jeopardy, the FBI closes in and Constantine reveals something that rocks her to the core. Meanwhile, longtime mobster Al Trapani (Mike Starr) becomes increasingly involved in Constantine's business, and Franco's secret leaks. As the walls begin to close in on Grace and the duality of her life cuts deeper than ever before, she makes a desperate attempt to settle her role in both worlds in season finale episode

  • Currently 8.2/10
8.2/10 (5 Votes cast)

Cast
Jordana SpiroJordana Spiro
As Dr. Grace Devlin
William ForsytheWilliam Forsythe
As Constantine Alexander
James CarpinelloJames Carpinello
As Franco Leoni
Zach GilfordZach Gilford
As Dr. Brett Robinson
Zeljko IvanekZeljko Ivanek
As Dr. Stafford White
Floriana LimaFloriana Lima
As Nurse Rosa 'Ro' Quintero
Jaime Lee KirchnerJaime Lee Kirchner
As Dr. Olivia Wilcox
Wendy MakkenaWendy Makkena
As Daniella Devlin
Jesse Lee SofferJesse Lee Soffer
As Nate Devlin
Reviews

GeekinTexas

Reviews: 1
Terrible post productionRating: 1 likes, 1 dislikes

I think the show is okay. But the editing and post production is terrible. Turn the volume up loud enough to hear/understand the characters and you'll be blown out of the water when their music is played. That alone makes this show almost too annoying to watch - at least the version that I watched. (I could be wrong and it's all the fault of the capper, but I doubt it.) Read more

Review posted on Monday, September 24th 2012 at 5:00 am

1 review available
Recaps
1x13: Life and Death recap: The episode begins with Grace’s mother and Constantine being rushed to the hospital. The whole staff is on their feet and Stafford assigns Grace’s mother to Brett and attends to Constantine. He asks Grace to stay out as this is the best way she could help her. Also, the cops too want to talk to her. Just then Grace sees Constantine’s phone ring; it is Nate. She flicks the phone from the personals and answers it. He tells her that the bakery is been fired and all of Constantine’s men are dead. Grace is shocked. She tells him that Constantine and their mother are at the hospital. There was a drive-by at the house and they both got hit... read more.

1x12: Resurrection recap: The episode begins with a man walking into a parking lot and gets inside his car. He then pulls out a gun and attaches a silencer to it. He then takes a look at the picture of his target; Constantine’s son. Next, Constantine talks to his son and learns that he is into real estate and that he had borrowed money from the Nordalas Cartel, who is now calling in their private loan. Luke tells Constantine that someone broke into his house. Constantine asks Luke to stay at his place till all this settles down. But Luke tells him that he is not looking for a father; he is just looking for help. Luke leaves and Constantine asks Gio to keep an eye on him... read more.

1x11: Sibling Rivalry recap: The episode begins with Constantine as his baker to order the best chocolate for the rolls in his bakery. Stavos reminds him that the bakery is just a front for laundering money. Just then Celeste enters demanding an explanation about as to what is Constantine’s plan behind offering her and Trapani 50% each of the downtown cut. Constantine tells her that downtown is not about money; it is about making history. He then asks her if she would like to drink the wine that she sent him this morning. But Celeste tells him that she did not send anything. Constantine is suspicious and he discovers a bomb hidden in the case and thanks to his presence of mind, he is not hurt... read more.

1x10: Confessions recap: The episode begins with Grace arriving to meet Constantine and Constantine confronts her about Franco and Russell King. She explains that King is her patient and Franco happened to be there. Constantine then tells her to inform him that next time she sees Franco. She tells him that she doesn’t want to be responsible for Franco’s death. But Constantine tells her that he wants Franco dead and the next time she meets him, she would inform him. Grace then calls Franco and tells him about her meeting with Constantine. Franco tells her that he is on his way back to Chicago as there is no money in Detroit... read more.

1x9: Fluid Dynamics recap: The episode begins with a woman walking into a gallery and clicking pictures of the cameras installed around. The manager arrives to tell her that the auction is on Wednesday. She flirts with him a little and stealthily places a device under the table and leaves. At the hospital, Stafford assigns the doctors their departments. Grace’s mother arrives with cookies for the non-alcoholic eggnog party at the hospital. Just then a man named Smith pages for Grace. He wants help as there is a lot of lower back pain and he was referred to her by Morretti and knows that Grace sees patents off the grid... read more.
Recurring Guests

Kevin J. O'Connor as Stavos (9 eps)
David Pasquesi as Dr. Ian Flanagan (7 eps)
Patrick Mulvey as Gio (7 eps)
Devyn Mangin as 6 Year Old Grace (6 eps)
Michael Rapaport as Paul Moretti (5 eps)
Anthony Moseley as Paramedic #1 (5 eps)
Javon Johnson as Mike (5 eps)
Shawn Pfautsch as Mr. Devlin (5 eps)
Adam Harrington as Special Agent Owen York (4 eps)
Mike Starr as Al Trapani (4 eps)

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Warning: The Mob Doctor guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: Canceled
Network: FOX ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 17, 2012
Ended: January 07, 2013
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