Shaun Murphy, a young autistic surgeon who has savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join the surgical unit at the prestigious San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital -- a move strongly supported by his mentor, Dr. Aaron Glassman. Having survived a troubled childhood, Shaun is alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, but he finds his niche using his extraordinary medical skill and intuition to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.
Will Yun Lee
Dr. Murphy, Dr. Reznick and Dr. Lim treat a woman who has autism and a delicate brain condition; Lea and Shaun work to figure out their friendship and roommate status.
Dr. Neil Melendez, Dr. Morgan Reznick and Dr. Claire Brown grapple with a patient's wish to perform an operation that would keep him from acting on his pedophilic urges; Dr. Shaun Murphy learns a lesson in empathy.
Dr. Murphy and Dr. Reznick must deal with two brothers who are bargaining over life and death; Dr. Brown's friend who is dying of cancer asks her for something she doesn't think she can give her; Dr. Glassman deals with the effects of his treatment.