Doctor John tells a story about Cha Yo Han is a talented anesthesiologist who happens to be the youngest teacher at medical school. He is often called “Ten Seconds” because he can discover one’s disease very quickly. Meanwhile, Kang Shi Young is a doctor who also works in the Department of Anesthesia. She was a top student at medical school which is often credited to her mother who is also a doctor.
- Drama: Doctor John (English title) / Doctor Yo Han (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Uisa Yohan
- Hangul: 의사 요한
- Director: Jo Soo Won
- Writer: Yo Kusakabe (novel), Kim Ji Woon
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 32
- Release Date: July 19 – September 7, 2019
- Runtime: Friday Saturdays 22:00
- Genre: Medical
The drama is based on the 2010 Japanese novel On Hand of God by Yo Kusakabe (久坂部羊). It’s a medical drama revolving around doctors of Pain Management. In a refreshing take on the genre, It will portray the doctors’ search for the cause of their patients’ mysterious pain as a thrilling chase, almost like a detective hunting down the perpetrator behind an unsolved crime. The drama will also tackle the debate surrounding the controversial practice of euthanasia.
Cha Yo Han is a doctor of anesthesiology. He is arrogant, but he is a genius at his work. Kang Shi Young is a resident of anesthesiology who works with Cha Yo Han. She is smart, warm and listens carefully to her patients. People, with mysterious acute or chronic pain come to the hospital. There, Cha Yo Han and Kang Shi Young try to find the causes of their pain.
- Doctor Yo Han Torrent Files takes over the SBS Fridays Saturdays 22:00 time slot previously occupied by “Nokdu Flower” and followed by “Vagabond” September 20, 2019.