The Good Doctor, April 30, 2024, ABC, “Faith”

The Good Doctor

In tonight’s episode of The Good Doctor airing on ABC on Tuesday April 30, Shaun Murphy and Jordan are faced with a complex ethical dilemma as their patient’s life hangs in the balance. The patient is in dire need of a kidney transplant, and while a perfect donor match is found, there’s a catch: the potential donor believes he is Jesus, raising questions about his ability to give informed consent for the surgery.

The Good Doctor is a medical drama starring Freddie Highmore as Shaun Murphy, a young autistic surgical resident at the fictional San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital.

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In recent episodes, Shaun has struggled to balance his fears of jeopardizing his wife Lea’s health during the COVID-19 pandemic with his desire to be with her. The hospital has also faced a cyberattack, threatening life-saving machines, and the team has treated an inspirational cancer survivor-turned-philanthropist with a dark secret.

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Tonight’s episode, “Faith,” continues the show’s exploration of intricate medical and ethical situations, highlighting the complexities that arise when a patient’s mental health and beliefs come into question.

The Good Doctor: Faith airs on ABC at 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

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