Doctor Stranger is about a man with a genius IQ follows in his father’s footsteps in more ways than one. Park Hoon (Lee Jong Suk) is raised in North Korea to become a doctor by his doctor father, who had defected to South Korea years ago and met his South Korean mother before being captured and returned to North Korea.
- Drama: Doctor Stranger (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Dakteo Yibangin
- Hangul: 닥터 이방인
- Director: Jin Hyeok
- Writer: Park Jin-Woo
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: May 5 – July 8, 2014
As a child, Park Hoon (Lee Jong-Suk) and his father were kidnapped by North Korea. In North Korea, Park Hoon was trained to become a doctor by his father who was already a doctor. Park Hoon became a genius like chest surgeon. He then flees to South Korea.
Park Hoon begins to work as a doctor in South Korea’s top hospital Myungwoo University Hospital, but he feels like a complete outsider. To bring his love from North Korea, he does anything to make money.
- Doctor Stranger Torrent Files takes over the SBS Monday & Tuesday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by “God’s Gift – 14 Days” and will be replaced by “Temptation” on July 14, 2014.