Who is Dr. Jackson Han, The Good Doctor?

Dr. Jackson Han is one of the main characters of the ABC medical drama series, The Good Doctor, played by actor Daniel Dae Kim. He plays the Chief of Surgery of the prestigious San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital. He appears on the final episodes of the second season of the series. He was appointed the new Chief of Surgery at the hospital after Dr. Marcus Andrew was forced to leave his position. Given the highest position in the hospital, his bold character raises the intensity at the hospital. In the series, Dr. Han is shown to have troubles with Dr. Shaun’s behavior and autism.

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Who is Daniel Dae Kim?

Dr. Shaun had told a mother that her child was born with defects due to her mental stress. Dr. Han feels Dr. Shaun’s interaction with the patients is not healthy. For which, he had Dr. Shaun transferred to Pathology to avoid contact with the patients. Dissatisfied by the Chief of Surgery’s decision, Dr. Shaun outbursts leading him to get fired. Dr. Andrews later rehires Dr. Shaun. 

By the end of the second season, Dr. Jackson Han left the hospital. Every Good Doctor fans are eager to know whether Dr. Jackson Han returns for the third season or not.  

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Who is Dr. Shaun Murphy?

The Good Doctor is an American medical drama television series based on the 2013 award-winning South Korean series of the same name. Daniel Dae Kim, a Korean-American actor, bought the rights from the South Korean series. The series follows a young autistic surgeon, Shaun Murphy, who relocates to San Jose, California to work at the prestigious San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital. Freddie Highmore plays Dr. Shaun Murphy. Dr. Shaun has savant syndrome. His autism and savant syndrome has always been a challenge for his profession. 

Other casts of the series are Nicholas Gonzalez (Dr. Neil Melendez), Antonia Thomas (Dr. Claire Browne), Chuku Modu (Dr. Jared Kalu), Breau Garrett (Jessica Preston), Hill Harper (Dr. Marcus Andrews), Richard Schiff (Dr. Aaron Glassman), Tamlyn Tomita (Allegra Aoki), Will Yun Lee (Dr. Alex Park), Fiona Gubelmann (Dr. Morgan Reznick), Christina Chang (Dr. Audrey Lim), Paige Spara (Lea Dilallo), and Jasika Nicole (Dr. Carly Lever). 

The executive producer of the series, Daniel Dae Kim appears in the series in the recurring role as Dr. Jackson Han, former Chief of Surgery of the hospital. He is also known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, and Gavin Park in Angel.

When does The Good Doctor Third Season Premiers?

The series was originally developed for CBS Television Studios. However, CBS did not pick up the series. The Sony Pictures Television later produced the series and was picked up by ABC. It airs on CTV in Canada, Seven Network is Australia, Wowow in Japan, whereas Sky Witness acquired the broadcast rights for the United Kingdom and Ireland. The series also broadcasts in Netherlands, Italy, and Brazil. The series can also be watched exclusively on Hulu.

The Good Doctor airs on ABC. Its first season debuted in September 2017. Its second season premiered in September 2018, while its third and final season premiered in September 2019.

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