Doctor Slump (Korean: 닥터슬럼프) is an upcoming South Korean television series written by Baek Sun-woo, directed by Oh Hyun-jong, and starring Park Shin-hye, Park Hyung-sik, Yoon Park, and Kong Seong-ha.
It is scheduled to premiere on January 27, 2024, and will air on JTBC every Saturday and Sunday at 22:30 (KST)
DIRECTOR- Oh Hyun-jong
WRITTEN BY- Baek Sun-woo
GENRE- Romantic comedy, medical drama
COUNTRY- South Korea
RELEASE DATE- January 27, 2024
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Doctor Slump is about the growth and love of Yeo Jeong-woo (Park Hyung-sik) and Nam Ha-neul (Park Shin-hye) who had promising prospects, but fell into a slump and quit their jobs as doctors and live in a rooftop room.
During his school days, Yeo Jung-Woo (Park Hyung-Sik) always placed first in academics and he studied at the top medical school in the country. Yeo Jung-Woo is now a popular plastic surgeon. His life goes smoothly, but, due to a mysterious medical accident, his life is pushed to the edge.
At this time, he meets Nam Ha-Neul (Park Shin-Hye). She was a rival in his past and he meets her at the lowest point in his life.Nam Ha-Neul works as an anesthesiologist. When she was growing up, people called her a genius due to her extreme intelligence.
She studied hard and became a doctor. Her life consists of only work and studying. She doesn’t have any time to experience fun. One day, Nam Ha-Neul realizes she isn’t happy with her life and she wants to make a change.
At this time, she meets Yeo Jung-Woo during one of the worst moments in her life. They comfort each other and a romantic relationship blossoms between them.
- Park Shin-hye as Nam Ha-neul:
- a doctor who runs out of the hospital after being burned by a medical professor.
- Park Hyung-sik as Yeo Jeong-woo:
- a plastic surgeon who was popular but suffered from a medical accident.
- Yoon Park as Bin Dae-yeong:
- a plastic surgeon who has an ‘alone’ rivalry with his well-known college classmate Jeong-woo.
- Kong Seong-ha as Lee Hong-ran:
- an anesthesiologist and Ha-neul’s best friend.
- Jang Hye-jin as Gong Wol-seon: Ha-neul’s mother.
- Hyun Bong-sik as Gong Tae-seon: Ha-neul’s maternal uncle.
- Yoon Sang-hyun as Nam Ba-da: Ha-neul’s younger brother.
- Oh Dong-min as Min Kyung-min: Jeong-woo’s friend and Ha-neul’s senior who is the youngest professor in the anesthesiology department.
- Park Won-ho as Kim Moo-geun: Jeong-woo’s friend since high school.
- Kang Sang-jun as Son Chan-young: Jeong-woo’s friend since high school.
- Jong Ji-soon as a homeroom teacher
- Kim Jung-hwan as Woo Seon-saeng: Ha-neul’s fellow classmate