When a doctor's son is admitted to the hospital where he is a practising neurosurgeon his former wife, the boy's mother, causes problems. Neurosurgeon is accused by his ex-wife of being more concerned for his patients than for his son, who has a mysterious ailment. George Peppard reassures Louise Sorel that their small son is getting the best of care. Peppard stars as a neurosurgeon and chief of services at a large metropolitan hospital. Sorel plays his ex-wife and mother of their 8-year-old son suffering with a mysterious paralysis.