Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, continues to use his extraordinary medical gifts at St. Bonaventure Hospital¡¯s surgical unit. As his friendships deepen, Shaun faces new interpersonal challenges while taking on even more difficult medical cases than ever before.
Shaun’s proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Jared in Andrews’ crosshairs. Meanwhile, Claire tries to overcome Melendez’ reluctance to do a risky heart operation while Glassman must overcome his personal feelings about his oncologist, Dr. Marina Blaize, and face a difficult decision about his health.
As Shaun pushes back against Dr. Melendez in order to treat a gravely ill hospital janitor and deal with the return of Lea, Dr. Lim risks a lawsuit and her career to help a teenage girl repair the damage caused by an archaic custom. Meanwhile, Dr. Glassman exercises demanding oversight with Dr. Blaize in choosing a doctor for his brain surgery.
Glassman is recovering from a surgery; Tensions rise in Dr. Melendez’s OR; Shaun and Morgan need to get through a surprise 36 hour shift at the ER.