Strong Medicine (2000–2006)

TV Series  -   -  Drama
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 755 users  
Reviews: 20 user | 3 critic

Tough female doctors treat an exclusively female clientele at the Rittenhouse Women's clinic, tackling female-centric issues and trying to make the world a better place in a male-dominated society.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 13 Jan 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 01 Feb 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 23 Jan 2013
 
a list of 39 titles
created 23 Feb 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Strong Medicine" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Strong Medicine (2000–2006)

Strong Medicine (2000–2006) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Strong Medicine.

User Polls

Season:

6 | 5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1

Year:

2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000
10 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Art Heist (2004)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

When a painting owned by one of her clients is stolen from a Barcelona museum, a New York-based artexpert is sent there to help investigate. After more paintings are stolen, she learns that... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Goeres
Stars: Ellen Pompeo, William Baldwin, Abel Folk
Judging Amy (1999–2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court ... See full summary »

Stars: Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly, Karle Warren
ER (1994–2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A middle-aged man battles to regain his purpose in life when he and his family confront a life-altering challenge.

Director: Joe Wehinger
Stars: James Brolin, Corin Nemec, Joanna Cassidy
Any Day Now (1998–2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Mary Elizabeth, an outgoing white girl, and Rene, a shy black girl, become close friends as they grow up in 1960's Alabama. Their friendship comes to an end, however, when Mary Elizabeth (... See full summary »

Stars: Annie Potts, Lorraine Toussaint, Mae Middleton
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Pete Sprankle
Stars: Michael Berlianshic, Jake Goldberger, Ellen Pompeo
Strong Medicine (TV Movie 1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman starts working for a prestigious pharmaceutical company that's developing a new miraculous cure. Soon, she discovers what a devious and cut-throat business pharmaceutical industry can be.

Director: Guy Green
Stars: Pamela Sue Martin, Patrick Duffy, Dick Van Dyke
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Dr. Luisa 'Lu' Delgado (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
...
 Receptionist Lana Hawkins (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
...
 Midwife Peter Riggs, R.N. (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
...
 Chief of Staff Dr. Robert Jackson (108 episodes, 2000-2005)
...
 Dr. Nick Biancavilla (89 episodes, 2000-2005)
...
 Dr. Andy Campbell (59 episodes, 2002-2005)
Edit

Storyline

Dr. Luisa Delgado ran the South Philly Women's Clinic so that poor women could get the medical help they needed. Dr. Dana Stowe did medical research on cancer to help women. Together they now run a women's clinic at Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Hospital to help all women. Written by Dr. Jekyll

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Hope in every heartbeat.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 July 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doctoras de Philadelphia  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

There is an episode where a 16-year-old girl overdoses on cough syrup. Throughout the episode, the doctors refer to the drug in cough syrup as "DMX". The psychoactive ingredient in some cough syrups is dextromethorphan hydrobromide, commonly called "DXM". See more »

Quotes

Dr. Andy Campbell: I love you. You know that, right?
Jesse Campbell: I love you too, Mom. Will you be there when I wake up?
Dr. Andy Campbell: Of course, I will. You know I will.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Strong Medicine is the most moving and compelling show out there!
27 October 2002 | by (Dubuque Iowa) – See all my reviews

'Strong Medicine' deals with the latest medical findings and procedures. I think that the best part about the show is, other than the great actors, is that Whoopi Goldberg and Tammy Ader (executive producers) appointed the lead characters to be women, very different women. At the end of the show, people get to see the points of view from the down-to-earth free clinic doctor Luisa (Lu) Delgado, played by Emmy nominee Rosa Blasi, and her partner, the high ranking, Dr. Dana Stowe, played by Emmy winner Janine Turner. The acting is superb! The supporting cast has won numerous awards for their work in various shows and movies. People are not blasted over the head with the show saying this is the answer at the end people can think; well I wonder what the answer really is. In every episode I promise that you probably won't make it through without crying. The show also has many funny characters that lighten the mood. Strong Medicine helps you understand what goes on in a hospital and what an ER, OBGYN doctor's day is like, including their personal lives. Right now the show includes doctor who just adopted two children, and another is trying to recover from her . If you are even the slightest bit curious about hospitals or a dramatic show, this is the one for you. Strong Medicine is on Lifetime 8:00 pm Sundays.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who was the hottest charecter? SexysBack
Which partner of Lu's have you liked better? littlek82
Why isn't Strong Medicine on anymore?? penrod_756
Reunion Movie SexysBack
i REALLY hate this... dumpling321
Is Lifetime not going to air it anymore?!? melsapelle
Discuss Strong Medicine (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page