Dr. G: Medical Examiner

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  • TV-14
  • 2004
  • 6 Seasons
  • 8.4  (536)

The reality series, Dr. G: Medical Examiner, began in 2004, and uses a one-hour format to explore the fascinating world of forensic medicine. Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia takes the viewer on a journey to the autopsy room to discover the cause of death on decedents where foul play was suspected by the police. Dr. G: Medical Examiner explains the autopsy techniques in laymen's terms and shares the medical industry secrets that can distinguish a suicide from a homicide and how to determine if the decedent died from an accidental death. The autopsy room footage is more verbally informative than visually graphic and the utmost respect is given to each and every victim. Using actors to recreate the victim's demise, Dr G goes to work to unravel the mysteries surrounding a suspicious death. Dr Jan C. Garavaglia is the chief medical examiner in the ninth district of Orlando, Florida and had previously worked as a coroner for Bexar County, Texas. Dr. G exudes a caring personality that is dedicated to uncovering the victims' final testament of exactly what happened to them in their last moments of life. Dr G: Medical Examiner is captivating to watch and easy to understand as each case is methodically depicted from start to finish. Dr G's medical procedures bring something new and fresh to each weekly episode with one or two case studies per program. Some of the manner of death subjects include drowning, asphyxiation, suspicious bruising and soft tissue damage, possible suicides, and deaths resulting from narcotics. An actual autopsy procedure takes weeks for a final analysis as the authorities must wait for toxicology results to return from the crime lab. The Dr G: Medical Examiner series covers actual police cases that are followed through to the official cause of death signed by Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia.

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Seasons
Deadly Mistake
36. Deadly Mistake
February 10, 2012
A woman discovers her boyfrien'ds dead body; and a suicidal pregnant teen is dead two days after being admitted to a mental hospital.
Clue Game
35. Clue Game
February 3, 2012
A woman is found dead at home after she fails to show up at work; and a man lies dead next to a gun, knife and bottle of pills.
Fatal Feud
34. Fatal Feud
January 27, 2012
A woman is found dead following a feud with her brother-in-law; and a U.S. immigrant dies suddenly.
Deadly Holiday
33. Deadly Holiday
January 20, 2012
A man dies of rabies following a hunting trip; and a choking woman dies after being rushed to the hospital.
Desperate Measures
32. Desperate Measures
January 13, 2012
A man is found dead in bed while his wife is bound in the closet; and a woman suffering from addiction problems dies after falling ill.
Inside the Caylee Anthony Case
31. Inside the Caylee Anthony Case
January 1, 2012
The truth inside the Caylee Anthony case.
Body Burn
30. Body Burn
December 30, 2011
Olga is found severely burnt in her home following an argument with her fiancé and police search for him to question his involvement, but he's nowhere to be found. Also, Tyrell, a 35-year-old with bipolar disorder, is found dead on the floor of his apartment. Tyrell's family fears he took is own life, and they turn to Dr. G for closure.
Fatal Encounters
29. Fatal Encounters
November 8, 2010
Dr. G works hard to determine what killed a young immigrant right after arriving in the country; a young man is found dead under his attic ladder.
Deadly Circumstances
28. Deadly Circumstances
November 1, 2010
Victor is found dead is his motel room; Keith opens his back door and is shot to death.
Deadly Bite
27. Deadly Bite
October 25, 2010
Roy's is found dead in his bed and his 80lb dog is by his side. Could the dog be responsible? And when 4-month-old Laniya dies suddenly one night, Dr. G is desperate for answers. Could it be a genetic disorder, SIDS or abuse?
Hidden Killers
25. Hidden Killers
October 11, 2010
A high school student dies shortly after a visit to the ER for back pain; Lisa is found dead on her couch covered in blood.
Wounded
24. Wounded
October 4, 2010
A young divorcee who is living with his sister, collapses and dies. A teen claims his father stabbed himself for no reason.
Evil Intent
23. Evil Intent
July 26, 2010
A house is set ablaze and a woman's body is found in the middle. Dr. G will find answers.
Disturbing Behavior
22. Disturbing Behavior
July 5, 2010
Five years after a woman is mugged, she dies unexpectedely. Could her depression from that traumatic incident be the cause? Then a man falls off a ladder and dies.
A Deadly Deal
21. A Deadly Deal
June 28, 2010
Dr. G has to put the puzzle together for a foreign man found dead in his hotel room and a man who died the day after his bachelor party.
Deadly Descent
20. Deadly Descent
June 21, 2010
Dr. G has to put the puzzle together for a woman who is found dead in her home and a pilot whose plane goes down.
Deadly Dive
19. Deadly Dive
June 14, 2010
Joey drowned and Andy was hit by a train, but further examination of their bodies reveals more to the story.
Fatal Flaw
18. Fatal Flaw
June 7, 2010
An infant dies after experiencing flu-like symptoms; A man known to use cocaine dies after complaining of abdominal pain
Deadly Storms
17. Deadly Storms
January 25, 2010
A 14-year-old boy falls ill, and dies after an apparent seizure. The hospital staff suspects a bacterial meningitis infection. If the hospital is correct, the boy's friends and family could also be at risk. It's up to Dr. G to find out if the hospital is correct, and if not, find the true cause of death.
Playing with Fire
9. Playing with Fire
October 18, 2010
Dr. Farley discusses the bizarre case of a pregnant mother who suddenly dies. As the autopsy unfolds, Dr. Farley uncovers information that could have saved her and her unborn child's life.
Description

The reality series, Dr. G: Medical Examiner, began in 2004, and uses a one-hour format to explore the fascinating world of forensic medicine. Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia takes the viewer on a journey to the autopsy room to discover the cause of death on decedents where foul play was suspected by the police. Dr. G: Medical Examiner explains the autopsy techniques in laymen's terms and shares the medical industry secrets that can distinguish a suicide from a homicide and how to determine if the decedent died from an accidental death.

The autopsy room footage is more verbally informative than visually graphic and the utmost respect is given to each and every victim. Using actors to recreate the victim's demise, Dr G goes to work to unravel the mysteries surrounding a suspicious death.

Dr Jan C. Garavaglia is the chief medical examiner in the ninth district of Orlando, Florida and had previously worked as a coroner for Bexar County, Texas. Dr. G exudes a caring personality that is dedicated to uncovering the victims' final testament of exactly what happened to them in their last moments of life. Dr G: Medical Examiner is captivating to watch and easy to understand as each case is methodically depicted from start to finish. Dr G's medical procedures bring something new and fresh to each weekly episode with one or two case studies per program.

Some of the manner of death subjects include drowning, asphyxiation, suspicious bruising and soft tissue damage, possible suicides, and deaths resulting from narcotics. An actual autopsy procedure takes weeks for a final analysis as the authorities must wait for toxicology results to return from the crime lab. The Dr G: Medical Examiner series covers actual police cases that are followed through to the official cause of death signed by Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia.

Dr. G: Medical Examiner is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (85 episodes). The series first aired on July 23, 2004.

Where to Watch Dr. G: Medical Examiner

Dr. G: Medical Examiner is available for streaming on the Discovery Health website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Dr. G: Medical Examiner on demand at Amazon Prime, Tubi TV and Pluto TV.

  • Premiere Date
    July 23, 2004
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (536)