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Westside Medical (ABC 1977, James Sloyan, Linda Carlson)

Westside Medical was a short lived, 13 episode, medical drama series about a trio of highly dedicated doctors working at a large city hospital but also finding time to run a medical center across the street.

ABC had high hopes for the series placing it in the same time slot as recently departed Streets of San Francisco but it wasn’t to be. Series creator Barry Oringer knew a little about the medical genre having worked on Ben Casey.

cast
Alice Nunn as Carrie
Ernest Thompson as Dr. Philip Parker
James Sloyan as Dr. Sam Lanagan
Linda Carlson as Dr. Janet Cottrell

semi-regular cast
Darrell Larson as Unknown (3 eps)
Doreen Lang as Unknown (2 eps)
Sheree North as Laura (2 eps)
Christopher Hutson as Unknown (2 eps)
Ralph Bellamy as Everett Meade (2 eps)
Harry Basch as Dr. Wolfson (2 eps)
Alex Courtney as Father Cavanaugh (2 eps)
Lane Bradbury as Sister Mary Dolores (2 eps)

key behind the scenes crew
Creator: Barry Oringer
Producer: Alan A. Armer
Music Supervisor: Dan Carlin Sr.
Art Director: Richard Y. Haman
Medical Advisor: Walter D. Dishell
Executive Producer: Martin Starger
Main Theme: Billy Goldenberg

show type
Medical drama

broadcast from
Premiered: March 15, 1977
Ended: August 25, 1977
Aired: Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes

network and production companies
ABC





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