The BEST Episodes of Diagnosis

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2021

Network: Netflix

Based on Dr. Lisa Sanders' hugely popular column in The New York Times Magazine, Diagnosis follows a variety of patients on their respective journeys toward finding a diagnosis, and potentially a cure, for the mysterious illnesses they're living with. By combining the power of global crowdsourcing, social media, and established medical expertise, each case is untangled with illuminating new insights that had previously eluded doctors.

Looking for a Village

#1 - Looking for a Village

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

Six-year-old Kamiyah suddenly and briefly go limp dozens -- sometimes hundreds -- of times a day. Now the search is on to find others like her.

star 8.11
27 votes
Detective Work

#2 - Detective Work

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

The once-athletic Angel, 23, suffers from episodes of muscle pain so severe she often can't move. As she begins a nursing career, she needs answers.

star 7.49
41 votes
The Wisdom of the Crowd

#3 - The Wisdom of the Crowd

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

Day by day, Willie, 46, loses pieces of himself. He has memory loss, seizures, mood sings, a brain lesion -- but no diagnosis. Can the crowd help?

star 7.34
29 votes
Second Opinions

#4 - Second Opinions

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

The parents of bright and charming, Sadie, 7, seek alternatives to the devastating brain procedure doctors propose to treat her frequent seizures.

star 7.18
28 votes
 Paralyzed

#5 - Paralyzed

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

Two very different people are desperate for a diagnosis to their unexplained paralysis: textbook "good patient" Joe, 61, and more skeptical Ann, 44.

star 6.96
23 votes
Déjà Vu

#6 - Déjà Vu

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

Matt, 20, experiences fainting spells that stop his heart, each one preceded by a sense of déjà vu. But is the issue with his heart -- or his head?

star 6.87
23 votes
A Question of Trust

#7 - A Question of Trust

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

Lashay, 17, can't hold anything down that she eats or drinks. But negative interactions with previous doctors leave her family leery of the crowd's advice.

star 6.61
28 votes