Dr. Ben Casey following some incidents in his personal life; his separation from his wife and his estrangement from his son decides to return to the hospital where he trained to be the acting head of Neurosurgery. He finds himself now in the position of teaching future doctors. He clashes with one of them over how he is handling another doctor who had a panic attack and is allowing to operate. And the son of a doctor he knows comes to his hospital looking for treatment even though his father is associated with a better one. And when he clashes with another doctor, he is faces a possible lawsuit.