'NY Med' documentary series, featuring Dr. Oz, joins ABC summer schedule

dr-oz-ny-med-abc.jpgABC News will again take its cameras into one of the country's top hospitals for a summer documentary series called "NY Med."

The eight-week series will premiere July 10 and follow the staff and patients at Columbia and Weill Cornell Medical Centers in New York City. Among the doctors featured in the show is Dr. Mehmet Oz, who when he's not hosting a talk show and writing books is still a practicing heart surgeon at the hospital.

"Medicine is a universal subject. At some point in our lives we or those we love will become patients for one reason or another," executive producer Terry Wrong says. "This series takes you behind the curtain to learn about those we depend on to fix us and how sometimes they just can't."

Wrong previously produced "Boston Med" and the Peabody Award-winning "Hopkins" for ABC. "NY Med" will have a similar level of access in telling stories about cutting-edge medicine and personal tales about patients and the people who care for them.

"NY Med" debuts at 10 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 10.
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