Private Practice

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  • TV-14
  • 2007
  • 6 Seasons
  • 6.8  (28,899)

Private Practice is a medical drama television series that aired on ABC from 2007 to 2013. The show is a spin-off of the popular medical drama Grey's Anatomy and stars Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Montgomery, a talented and accomplished neonatal surgeon who relocates from Seattle to Los Angeles to start a new life.

Addison is joined by a talented team of doctors at the Oceanside Wellness Center, including neurosurgeon Dr. Sam Bennett (portrayed by Tim Daly), psychiatrist Dr. Violet Turner (played by Amy Brenneman), pediatrician Dr. Cooper Freedman (played by Paul Adelstein), obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Naomi Bennett (portrayed by Audra McDonald), internist Dr. Pete Wilder (played by Tim Daly), and alternative medicine specialist Dr. Charlotte King (played by KaDee Strickland).

The show revolves around the personal and professional lives of these doctors as they navigate their way through the complexities of medicine and their own interpersonal relationships. The characters face difficult and emotional medical cases, as well as personal issues that often spill over into the work environment.

Throughout the series, Private Practice tackles a variety of medical and social issues, including infertility, addiction, mental illness, and LGBT rights. The show is widely acclaimed for its balanced portrayal of these issues, with a strong emphasis on the human side of medicine and how it affects both patients and doctors alike.

The show also features a strong focus on the romantic relationships between the characters, with a particular emphasis on Addison's love life. Throughout the series, Addison has several romantic relationships with her colleagues and other men, including neurosurgeon Dr. Derek Shepherd (played by Patrick Dempsey), fertility specialist Dr. Jake Reilly (played by Benjamin Bratt), and alternative medicine specialist Dr. Sam Bennett.

Private Practice boasts a talented ensemble cast, with excellent chemistry between the actors. In addition to the core cast, the show also features a number of recurring and guest stars, including Merrin Dungey, Evan Ross, Justine Bateman, and Melissa McCarthy.

Overall, Private Practice is a well-written, well-acted medical drama with compelling storylines and engaging characters. Whether you're a fan of Grey's Anatomy or just looking for a thought-provoking drama, this show has something for everyone.

Private Practice is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (111 episodes). The series first aired on September 26, 2007.

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In Which We Say Goodbye
13. In Which We Say Goodbye
January 22, 2013
The series comes to a close with a special farewell to the doctors of Seaside Health and Wellness. Naomi returns to support Addison on her wedding day and Cooper struggles with being a stay-at-home parent.
Full Release
12. Full Release
January 15, 2013
The judge reveals concerns regarding Jake's past during Henry's hearing, Sheldon introduces Miranda to his friends, and Charlotte goes in to labor before Cooper can sign on their dream house.
Good Fries Are Hard to Come By
11. Good Fries Are Hard to Come By
January 8, 2013
Clean and sober for over a year, Amelia is on the up and up and agrees to go on a string of blind dates set up by the other doctors. After they all end badly, she is caught off guard by an unexpected turn of events.
Georgia On My Mind
10. Georgia On My Mind
December 18, 2012
Despite doctors' orders, Charlotte continues to work from her doctor-ordered bed rest. Meanwhile, scared that Charlotte might never leave the hospital, Mason begins acting out in school.
I'm Fine
9. I'm Fine
December 11, 2012
Experiencing a rough patch in his life, Sheldon finds happiness with a new woman. Meanwhile, he becomes more concerned about his patient Nick's involvement in Sarah's disappearance.
Life Support
8. Life Support
December 4, 2012
An argument between Charlotte and Cooper causes distress for the triplets.
The World According to Jake
7. The World According to Jake
November 21, 2012
When Jake must meet with Henry's social worker for a home visit, he is afraid an unwanted incident in his past will be revealed. Meanwhile, Addison becomes skeptical of Jake's needy patient and James continues to pursue Amelia.
Apron Strings
6. Apron Strings
November 20, 2012
Addison is put to the test when Henry's biological mother asks if she can be more involved in his life.
The Next Episode
5. The Next Episode
November 13, 2012
A reality show centered around Sam offers insight into his colleagues' personal lives. Meanwhile, Sam's mother seeks his help after her boss falls ill; and the search continues for a girl who went missing from St. Ambros.
You Don't Know What You've Got Till It's Gone
4. You Don't Know What You've Got Till It's Gone
October 23, 2012
A little girl is missing from the ER; Addison and Jake clash over one of his patients.
Good Grief
3. Good Grief
October 9, 2012
Violet seeks Sheldon's advice when she gets a confession from one of the patients.
100th Episode: Mourning Sickness
2. 100th Episode: Mourning Sickness
October 2, 2012
The doctors celebrate at Addison's house while remembering the past. Meanwhile, Sheldon counsels a suicidal patient who makes an unexpected confession.
1. Aftershock
September 25, 2012
The sixth season finds Addison happy with the decision she made between Jake and Sam. Violet fears the worst when Pete fails to show up to his preliminary court hearing; and Charlotte shares a secret with Cooper.
Where to Watch Private Practice
Private Practice is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Private Practice on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 26, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (28,899)