Chicago Med

10 Best Episodes of Chicago Med

An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room.

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Chicago Med - S2E23

#1 - Love Hurts (Season 2 - Episode 23)

A new hotshot doctor arrives at Chicago Med causing competition for Dr. Rhodes, Dr. Halstead and Dr. Manning work together to diagnose a Syrian refugee without a medical record. When Robin is admitted back into the hospital for more complications, Dr. Reese takes a different approach to her treatment. Distracted from work because of Robin's worsening case, Dr. Charles is challenged by Goodwin and Noah hosts a graduation party that brings everyone together.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 1409 votes.

Chicago Med - S3E18

#2 - This Is Now (Season 3 - Episode 18)


After a shooting occurs during a block party, the staff is overrun with victims; Dr. Choi devises a new mass casualty plan; Dr. Manning struggles to stay focused when she realizes her son and nanny might have been at the scene.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 804 votes.

Chicago Med - S5E4

#3 - Infection, Part II (II) (Season 5 - Episode 4)

Dr. Manning's actions with a recent patient lead to serious repercussions. April and Noah disagree over a patient who is injured after a beating. Dr. Charles is visited by a childhood friend with a surprising revelation. The crossover starts on Chicago Fire S08E04 Infection (I). It continues on Chicago PD S07E04 Infection, Part III (III).

The episode was rated 7.97 from 833 votes.

Chicago Med - S4E19

#4 - Never Let You Go (Season 4 - Episode 19)


The hospital goes into lockdown mode when a man with a gun holds medical staff hostage. Goodwin is forced to make a tough decision. Dr. Rhodes begins to realize his time with his father is getting short.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 676 votes.

Chicago Med - S2E22

#5 - White Butterflies (Season 2 - Episode 22)

Dr. Rhodes challenges Dr. Charles and other hospital staff over the proper treatment for Robin. Dr. Manning seeks help from Det. Halstead when a sensitive case involving a young girl turns into a crime. Dr. Choi and April work together on a conflicting case. Meanwhile, Goodwin helps a friend in distress and, after eagerly awaiting, the doctors are surprised to learn who the new med resident is.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 1384 votes.

Chicago Med - S4E22

#6 - With a Brave Heart (Season 4 - Episode 22)


Dr. Charles and Caroline set some major plans. Ava fights to keep her relationship with Connor. Agent Lee informs Will of news that may put his life in danger.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 665 votes.

Chicago Med - S2E14

#7 - Cold Front (Season 2 - Episode 14)

Chicago Med braces for an influx of trauma patients when a pre-dawn pileup finds the hospital in full scramble mode. As a result of the storm and emergencies, supplies become limited and Goodwin, Dr. Manning and Dr. Halstead must deal with making an impossible decision. Meanwhile, Dr. Choi handles a severely burned patient who has one final request and Dr. Charles deals with an agitated patient.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 1321 votes.

Chicago Med - S5E1

#8 - Never Going Back to Normal (Season 5 - Episode 1)


Will and Natalie battle for their lives after a car accident. An investigation is launched following the suspicious death of Cornelius Rhodes. Maggie receives life-changing news. Dr. Charles cuts his honeymoon short to tend to a patient.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 736 votes.

Chicago Med - S1E18

#9 - Timing (Season 1 - Episode 18)

Dr. Rhodes treats his mentor and Goodman faces personal issues in the Season 1 finale. Also: April deals with a disorderly patient; Dr. Manning's past catches up with her; and Sarah's graduation day arrives, but she remains conflicted about her future.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 1129 votes.

Chicago Med - S2E17

#10 - Monday Mourning (Season 2 - Episode 17)


A suicide shakes the staff. Dr. Choi and Dr. Halstead face off over how to treat a patient with stroke symptoms. Family turmoil unfolds when a boy is treated after falling in a river. The importance of learning from mistakes is emphasized to Dr. Reese.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 1395 votes.

Chicago Med - S2E21

#11 - Deliver Us (Season 2 - Episode 21)

Dr. Rhodes fights to save a mother who's desperate to help her daughter beat cancer. Dr. Charles asks Sarah to conduct his daughter Robin's psych evaluation. When Will and Dr. Manning spend more time together at work, Nina goes to extreme measures to get Will's attention. Meanwhile, Dr. Choi puts pressure on Noah when a residency spot becomes available.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 1364 votes.

Chicago Med - S2E12

#12 - Mirror Mirror (Season 2 - Episode 12)


Dr. Manning and Dr. Charles treat a teenage girl with a rapidly changing set of symptoms that has everyone perplexed. Dr. Choi and medical student Jeff Clark encounter a 19 year-old tough guy who is brought into the hospital in severe distress. Once they establish the cause of the pain, the situation quickly turns dangerous and a resolved Dr. Reese does her best to help. Dr. Halstead must deal with a difficult case that is further complicated by Dr. Stohl, who has a camera crew following him around to shoot a promotional video spotlighting the hospital.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 1336 votes.

Chicago Med - S2E16

#13 - Prisoner's Dilemma (Season 2 - Episode 16)

Dr. Reese is contacted for help by a troubled teen in a psychiatric facility and Dr. Manning tries to help parents make a decision about their comatose daughter's surprise pregnancy. April begins to deal with repercussions from her personal life. Meanwhile, Dr. Choi and Dr. Rhodes work to save both a young girl from Ecuador who collapsed mid-flight, as well as her mother, who made great sacrifices for her daughter.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 1382 votes.

Chicago Med - S2E5

#14 - Extreme Measures (Season 2 - Episode 5)


A car accident that occurs at the Chicago Marathon leaves a victim in critical condition and tests the mettle of Dr. Halstead, April and her fourth-year medical resident brother Noah, who must perform a difficult procedure in the field. A mother brings in her 8-year-old girl experiencing a sudden hearing loss and Dr. Manning is left to tend to the case, which takes a complicated turn. Dr. Choi deals with Olga, a woman who is malnourished, prompting him to bring in Dr. Charles to help assess the case. Meanwhile, Goodwin takes measures to get her personal life in order.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 1269 votes.

Chicago Med - S4E2

#15 - When to Let Go (II) (Season 4 - Episode 2)

The doctors and nurses of Chicago Med find themselves on high alert when an overflow of patients are rushed into the doors following a terrifying apartment complex blaze. Dr. Rhodes fights to save the life of one of Chicago Fire's own, while Dr. Halstead and his brother Jay struggle with their own personal battle. The crossover starts on Chicago Fire S07E02 Going to War (I). It continues on Chicago P.D. S06E02 Endings (III).

The episode was rated 7.84 from 746 votes.

Chicago Med - S5E20

#16 - A Needle in the Heart (Season 5 - Episode 20)


Dr. Crockett is visited by two New Orleans detectives who have questions about his past. Dr. Choi puts his life in danger to save a child. Dr. Charles gives fatherly advice to his young daughter.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 503 votes.

Chicago Med - S5E11

#17 - The Ground Shifts Beneath Us (Season 5 - Episode 11)

After a major accident at O'Hare, the E.D. is concerned one of their own is in mortal danger. Will's proposal for a safe injection site goes to the board for consideration. Natalie and Goodwin become concerned for Gwen.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 575 votes.

Chicago Med - S2E11

#18 - Graveyard Shift (Season 2 - Episode 11)


It's a long night on the graveyard shift at Chicago Med, especially for Dr. Reese, who must deal with pronouncing patients dead on more than one occasion. April gets called in to work, much to the dismay of Tate, who pressures her to slow down. Meanwhile, Dr. Charles passes along some vital news to Dr. Latham, and Goodwin asks Dr. Rhodes to work on a most unusual patient.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 1233 votes.

Chicago Med - S3E20

#19 - The Tipping Point (Season 3 - Episode 20)

Dr. Rhodes second guesses removing himself from the team working to separate conjoined twins; Dr. Choi and April make a startling discovery about his sister; Dr. Charles uncovers troubling information concerning Dr. Reese's father.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 774 votes.

Chicago Med - S4E15

#20 - We Hold These Truths (Season 4 - Episode 15)


Natalie and Maggie witness a pickup truck plow through a street fair and must make tough decisions on the fly. At the hospital, doctors and nurses are on high alert with the influx of patients. Dr. Charles' ex-wife comes to town with news.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 657 votes.


Last updated: may 04, 2023

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