Doctor-X: Surgeon Michiko Daimon

The WORST episodes of Doctor-X: Surgeon Michiko Daimon

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Daimon Michiko (Yonekura Ryoko) is a 37-year-old surgeon and is part of a questionable ‘doctor placement service’ that has her wander from hospital to another. She holds a scrupulous compliance when it comes to her working hours, never does any unnecessary chores that don’t require a medical license, and couldn’t care less about the power struggles within the hospitals. Nobody knows how she acquired such a top-level skill that allows her to claim exorbitant sums as reward, but her private life is an even greater mystery to everyone around her. There are rumors that she once had to leave the medical world due to money problems and a medical error, but nobody knows anything for sure…

Last Updated: 6/23/2022Network: TV Asahi
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Diagnosis 1 second Artificial intelligence VS Wild intuition that does not fail!?
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6.43
7 votes

#1 - Diagnosis 1 second Artificial intelligence VS Wild intuition that does not fail!?

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/9/2017

During a match against the world's strongest Shogi robot,a young Shogi prodigy suffers from disturbed consciousness. Totei University Hospital is requested to remove his brain tumor with Hippocrates,a cutting-edge medical AI. Determined not to fail such a case,Director Hiruma appoints Michiko as the lead surgeon. Michiko,who explicitly declines at first,sees a certain vision in her mind.

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
ope.7
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6.50
8 votes

#2 - ope.7

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/24/2016

Tickets to a recital by "deaf pianist" Takashi Nanao arrive at the Kanbara Locum Doctor Agency. Akira Kanbara is suspicious because there is no sender on the envelope. But he invites Michiko Daimon anyhow. He then finds out that Nanao's assistant, Yuka Nanase, sent the tickets. She has been researching treatment methods because she believes Nanao's music can only get better if his hearing returns.

Directors: Toshio Terada
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VS Kireru Professor!? Because the second opinion will not fail
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6.78
9 votes

#3 - VS Kireru Professor!? Because the second opinion will not fail

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/26/2017

The director of Totei University Kindergarten collapses with lung adenocarcinoma. Michiko and the deputy chief surgeon fight over the surgery. The deputy wins, and Michiko is assigned to be his first assistant. But the narcissistic deputy is infuriated by the thought of working in the OR with a "part-timer like her." Then Director Hiruma whispers his plot in the deputy's ear

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
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6.89
9 votes

#4 - ope.1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/17/2013

Akira Kanbara and Michiko Daimon are enjoying the races at a horse track in Asahikawa, Hokkaido. Over in the owner's box, a woman in a luxurious fur is sipping champagne with a young man. The woman's horse is disqualified after it gets in the way of the horse Michiko placed a bet on. Michiko ends up losing all her money and the woman's horse suffers a life-threatening fracture.

Directors: Miho Nakazono
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VS Clear Hospital Voyeur!? Overprotective Patient Secrets
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7.00
9 votes

#5 - VS Clear Hospital Voyeur!? Overprotective Patient Secrets

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/19/2017

Michiko Daimon, a doctor, meets a woman holding her stomach and losing consciousness. The lady is the mother of Ito, a colleague, and has an extremely rare type of advanced gallbladder cancer. Although Ito was nominated as surgeon, his mother refuses surgery, and Ito doesn't try to change her mind. Michiko strongly wishes to save her life and somehow try to get her consent of surgery.

Directors: Toshio Terada
Emergency W operation of a mandarin duck couple!? Because I can also anesthetize
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7.00
9 votes

#6 - Emergency W operation of a mandarin duck couple!? Because I can also anesthetize

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/16/2017

The deputy chief surgeon blamed his fault on a freelance anesthesiologist Hiromi and she was banned from Totei University Hospital for no reason. Meanwhile, Michiko and Hiromi's favorite Chinese restaurant's owner is diagnosed with multiple pancreatic tumors. Michiko needs Hiromi's skill to save his life and tries to lift her ban, but she rejects outright and says, "I won't do surgery."

Directors: Takafumi Kosaka
A life-threatening whistleblower!? The secret of the strongest mastermind...
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7.00
7 votes

#7 - A life-threatening whistleblower!? The secret of the strongest mastermind...

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/30/2017

A former secretary to a minister,who accused a hospital of illegal dealings,is diagnosed with an advanced cancer. A rookie surgeon Nishiyama wants to challenge the operation,but Michiko is appointed. But when it is found out the accused is a friend of the Chairman of Japan Doctors Club,Michiko is fired. Dr. Nishiyama reveals his hidden thoughts to Michiko and takes an incredible action.

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
Japan-US Female Doctor Showdown!! Screaming Love in the Center of the Operation Room
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7.13
8 votes

#8 - Japan-US Female Doctor Showdown!! Screaming Love in the Center of the Operation Room

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/23/2017

Nanasha,Dr. Hara's American ex-girlfriend,quits her job as a surgeon and comes to Japan. She begs him to be with her for just three months. Soon,he finds out that she has only three months to live because of a brain tumor with very little chance of complete removal. Michiko offers to operate on her, but she refuses,declaring the operation impossible. Then Nanasha disappears from Tokyo...

Directors: Takafumi Kosaka
Virus infection...! Inoperable closed room
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7.22
9 votes

#9 - Virus infection...! Inoperable closed room

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/1/2016

The popular Yuta Yaotome, also known as "The last single major artist," suddenly disappears from the stage. There are rumors he might be going overseas for a secret ceremony. In reality, Yaotome has liver cancer. There are multiple tumors spread across a wide area. He is a secret patient at Toutei University Hospital. Yaotome's case is considered top secret. The details are carefully guarded.

Directors: Manabu Uda
The secret of a super VIP patient raising a surgeon!?
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7.25
8 votes

#10 - The secret of a super VIP patient raising a surgeon!?

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/2/2017

The daughter of the Chairman of Japan Doctors Club is diagnosed with liver cancer. Her fiancée is Dr. Morimoto, a surgeon at Totei University Hospital. She insists on having him as the surgeon. But he isn't confident and appoints Michiko as his assistant.

Directors: Takafumi Kosaka
The final chapter-The woman of Haken who does not fail collapses...!?
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7.29
7 votes

#11 - The final chapter-The woman of Haken who does not fail collapses...!?

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/7/2017

A young ballet student practicing for an audition is diagnosed with navicular fracture,which could cause physical disability if neglected. Since treatment requires a long period of time, she will have to forgo the audition.

Directors: Toshio Terada
There are no unnecessary organs! There is nothing you don't need in your body!
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7.33
9 votes

#12 - There are no unnecessary organs! There is nothing you don't need in your body!

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/21/2013

The handsome lecturer, Shinobu Kondo, and the tough-looking professor, Takashi Ebina, are battling to become the next term's Department Head. Kondo's father visits with a medical file he received at a hospital near his house. He wants his son's opinion, but without even looking at his file, his son says he has hepatitis and leaves him with Michiko Daimon as he joins the Director of Surgery.

Directors: Toshio Terada
Faction fighting power harassment surgery will not fail!!
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7.33
9 votes

#13 - Faction fighting power harassment surgery will not fail!!

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/10/2016

A lower rank university hospital is in the spotlight because one of their papers was published in an American medical journal. Totei University Hospital Director Shigekatsu Hiruma is feeling bitter. He wants everyone to write papers. The doctors are pushed to surgeries without rest. The extra work excites freelance surgeon Michiko Daimon, but the other doctors and nurses are starting to get tired.

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
Resurrection!!!! Haken no Hinkaku Woman Who Doesn't Fail World Crossing Operation 20 Million
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7.38
13 votes

#14 - Resurrection!!!! Haken no Hinkaku Woman Who Doesn't Fail World Crossing Operation 20 Million

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/12/2017

A year since the fall of the corrupt Director Hiruma, Totei University Hospital has a new director, its first-ever female, who has started to clean up the system with her "patients first" policy. The hospital's power players conspire to revive the shady hierarchy to regain their perks and absolute authority. Once again, Michiko cuts into the hospital now facing a major turning point.

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
Poor village mayor vs sensible parliamentarian operation W will not fail
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7.40
10 votes

#15 - Poor village mayor vs sensible parliamentarian operation W will not fail

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/20/2016

Toutei University Hospital Director Shigekatsu Hiruma wants to improve the hospital's brand by selecting wealthy patients. An eighty-year-old man, Hideo Nioka, and his wife, Chiyoko, visit the hospital with a medical letter of introduction. Director of Internal Medicine Takayuki Kikawada offers to introduce them to a Satellite hospital because the couple seems to be financially insecure.

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
Surgery is a priceless lifework for me
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7.42
12 votes

#16 - Surgery is a priceless lifework for me

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/15/2012

Hideki Kaji, Surgeon from Surgical Dept Ⅱ and the "Laparoscopy Wiz," appears on a television show about super doctors. He makes a name for himself when he says, "Saving patients is my priceless lifework." His high school friend and foreign fund manager sees the show and wants Kaji to handle his duodenal cancer. Kaji sees the chance for some extra money and accepts.

Directors: Miho Nakazono
I can cut it. I can't die. I will never fail
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7.44
9 votes

#17 - I can cut it. I can't die. I will never fail

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/2013

The king of real estate, Kinya Ninomiya, is a huge supporter of Teito University Hospital Ⅲ's Shigekatsu Hiruma. Hiruma recently operated on Ninomiya, but his ascending colon cancer has returned. Hiruma cannot afford to admit a recurrence of the cancer caused by a surgical error and tells Ninomiya he discovered a new early stage of cancer. Everyone but Michiko Daimon is ready to cooperate.

Directors: Miho Nakazono
There is no doctor who will not fail. Besides me
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7.44
9 votes

#18 - There is no doctor who will not fail. Besides me

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/14/2013

A world-known surgeon from Massachusetts International University Hospital, Mitsuhiko Kusakabe, returns to Japan with an invitation from the Director of Surgery, Shigekatsu Hiruma. Hiruma is planning to hold a public surgery with Kusakabe. He is hoping to increase the value of his stock by showing off his connection to the famous doctor.

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
Coup d'etat of your will!! Heart surgery without scalpel!?
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7.50
8 votes

#19 - Coup d'etat of your will!! Heart surgery without scalpel!?

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/17/2016

Toutei University Hospital Deputy Director Toko Kubo leads the other doctors in a coup to overthrow Shigekatsu Hiruma. The next day, Hiruma gathers the media for a press conference. The doctors are curious and fill the room. A professor John Starkey from the Harvard Medical School and Takashi Ebina from the National Advanced Medical Center are also at the press conference. What is Hiruma plotting?

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
Shall I cut it? I can cure it perfectly
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7.56
9 votes

#20 - Shall I cut it? I can cure it perfectly

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/30/2014

National Advanced Medical Center President Yoshihito Tendo makes an appearance on a television discussion program and says there was a need to establish a new organization at the national level that would have the ability to control all the medically-related issues currently distributed among multiple ministries and agencies. Journalist Hiroshi Yomo is against the idea of consolidating the power.

Directors: Makoto Hayashi
Farewell to Michiko Daimon!!!! The last operation of the shock is... 3.5 billion!? Because it will never fail
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7.56
9 votes

#21 - Farewell to Michiko Daimon!!!! The last operation of the shock is... 3.5 billion!? Because it will never fail

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/14/2017

Michiko,the freelance surgeon who never fails to save a life put in her hands,collapses. Meanwhile,the chairman of the elite Japan Doctors Club is diagnosed with esophagus cancer. His condition is serious,and Michiko is the only one who can successfully operate on him. Will she be able to save his life?! And will her own life be saved?! Michiko Daimon's final operation is about to start.

Directors: TBA
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7.60
5 votes

#22 - ope.3

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/28/2021

A photo weekly magazine takes a photo of Choko Mikuni (Kaoru Sugita), the director of the public relations office of "Totei University Hospital", and Yahiro Kamibe (Ichiro Miyakawa), the administrative vice-minister of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, all coming out of the high-class restaurant. Reported as "suspicion of entertainment over Kakenhi"! Actually, this dinner was set by Ryutaro Hachisuka (Mansai Nomura), the director of the internal medicine department who is trying to establish a new treatment system led by internal medicine, to facilitate the increase in scientific research expenses.

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I can't die. I won't fail
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7.62
13 votes

#23 - I can't die. I won't fail

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/25/2012

Noboru Nikaido, president of a publishing company, checks into the Teito University Hospital Ⅲwith pancreatic cancer. Ryunosuke Busujima ,the director gives him the VIP treatment. Nikaido feels he is above everyone else and puts his needs ahead of everyone else's. All the doctors, other than Michiko Daimon, are willing to say anything because a successful treatment will help the hospital.

Directors: Miho Nakazono
I cut and help!
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7.62
13 votes

#24 - I cut and help!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/29/2012

Motohiko Musaka visits Michiko Daimon. He knew her before she became a doctor. Her father performed surgery to treat his liver cancer ten years ago. He was fine after the procedure, but was recently diagnosed with bile duct cancer. He gave up on treatment after hospitals turned him down. Michiko wants to help and tries to take him to Teito University Dai-san Hospital, but there's no room.

Directors: Miho Nakazono
I used surgery for the election ... with the patient as a tool. Don't lick the surgery!
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7.63
8 votes

#25 - I used surgery for the election ... with the patient as a tool. Don't lick the surgery!

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/28/2013

The battle between Surgery and Internal Medicine intensifies. Shigekatsu Hiruma's candidate, Shinobu Kondo, becomes a professor. Takashi Ebina is skipped and Kondo is Hiruma's main pick for the next Department Head. But a surprising rival shows up. The former Department Head, Naoki Takano, who was transferred to Kanazawa by Hiruma, gets called back by Kazuyo Mabuchi.

Directors: Makoto Hayashi