American comedy-drama Royal Pains was broadcast on the USA Network from 2009 to 2016. Most of the show’s inspiration came from independent physicians’ and businesses’ real concierge medical operations. Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D’Orsay, Ben Shenkman, Jill Flint, and Campbell Scott were among the cast members.
The Rise of a Concierge Doctor
Hank’s unexpected transition into the world of concierge medicine stems from a wrongful termination from his esteemed ER position in New York City. Seeking solace and a fresh start, he finds himself in the Hamptons, where his medical skills catch the attention of Boris, a wealthy businessman. Recognizing Hank’s talent and resourcefulness, Boris offers him a unique opportunity: to become a personal physician to the Hamptons’ elite.
A Team of Improvisational Medical Experts
Hank’s venture into private medicine has its challenges.
A Balancing Act of Medical Ethics and Lifestyle
Amidst the Glitter and Glamour, a Heart of Gold
The Evolution of Hank Lawson: From Misfit to Master of Medical Mayhem
Throughout the series, Hank’s character undergoes a remarkable transformation. From a disgruntled former ER doctor to a respected concierge physician, he embraces his unconventional approach to medicine. He often utilizes his improvisational skills to MacGyver solutions to even the most challenging medical situations.
A Satirical and Heartwarming Take on the Hamptons’ Elite
Royal Pains is a captivating and entertaining series offering a unique concierge medicine perspective.