Grey's Anatomy facts for kids
Grey's Anatomy is an American television series. It is a story about surgeons in Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital (previouslySeattle Grace-Mercy West Hospital) ( which was previously Seattle Grace Hospital). It was created by Shonda Rhimes. It has been on ABC since March 2005.
About the series
This successful television series is about hardworking doctors at a Seattle hospital, who work to heal many patients. They do surgery, and every case has its difficulties and problems. Through this hectic life, they develop friendships and even sometimes love.
Grey’s Anatomy was created by Shonda Rhimes. The American show has mainly been filmed in Los Angeles, California and has been presented by the popular television producer ABC (American Broadcasting Company). This series has had much success, including 13 seasons. It started on March 27th, 2005. The TV show won a Golden Globe Award in 2007 for the best dramatic TV series and it also has been awarded two nominations at the Emmy Awards for the same reason. This dramatic medical comedy has been produced in many languages and many countries, like Belgium, France and Switzerland.
Grey’s Anatomy got its name from a textbook by Henry Gray, written in 1858, which reached its 40th edition in 2008. The title of the text is Anatomy of the Human Body. It has many surgical applications, and is a medicinal classic of the human anatomy.
|starring Ellen Pompeo||Meredith Grey||Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and is currently head of general surgery||Season 1 - present|
|Sandra Oh||Christina Yang||Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and finished as a heart surgeon||Season 1 - 10|
|Katherine Heigl||Isobel "Izzie" Stevens||Started as a surgical intern and finished as a third-year surgical resident||Season 1 - 6|
|Justin Chambers||Alex Karev||Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and is currently a pediatric surgeon||Season 1 - present|
|T.R. Knight||George O'Malley||Started as a surgical intern and finished as a third-year surgeon resident||Season 1 - 5|
|Chandra Wilson||Miranda Bailey||Started as a surgical resident and is now chief of surgery||Season 1 - present|
|James Pickens, Jr.||Richard Webber||Began as Chief of Surgery and is now a general surgeon||Season 1 - present|
|Kate Walsh||Addison Montgomery||She is an obstetrics surgeon||Season 2 - 3|
|Sara Ramirez||Callie Torres||Started as a surgical resident and was head of orthopedic surgery||Season 2 - 12|
|Eric Dane||Mark Sloan||He was a plastic surgeon||Season 2 - 8|
|Chyler Leigh||Lexie Grey||She was a surgical intern and then a surgical resident, focusing on neurosurgery prior to her death||Season 4 - 8|
|Kevin McKidd||Owen Hunt||Started as a trauma surgeon and is currently head of trauma surgery||Season 5 - present|
|Jessica Capshaw||Arizona Robbins||Started as a pediatric surgeon and is currently head of pediatric surgery||Season 5 - present|
|Kim Raver||Teddy Altman||She was head of cardiothoracic surgery and left to run MEDCOM in Germany. She is returning though||Season 6 - 8|
|Jesse Williams||Jackson Avery||Started as a surgical resident and is now the head of plastics.||Season 6 - present|
|Sarah Drew||April Kepner||Started as a surgical resident and is now a trauma surgeon||Season 6 - present|
|Brooke Smith||Erica Hahn||She is a cardiac surgeon||Season 3 - 5|
|Isaiah Washington||Preston Burke||He is a cardiac surgeon||Season 1 - 3|
|with Patrick Dempsey||Derek Shepherd||He is head of neurosurgery||Season 1 - 11|
|Caterina Scorsone||Amelia Shepherd||The Current head of neurosurgery||Season 10-present|
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