The BEST Episodes of New Amsterdam (2018)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2021
Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in America, this unique medical drama follows the brilliant and charming Dr. Max Goodwin, the institution's newest medical director, who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care. How can he help? Well, the doctors and staff have heard this before. Not taking "no" for an answer, Dr. Goodwin must disrupt the status quo and prove he will stop at nothing to breathe new life into this understaffed, underfunded and underappreciated hospital - the only one in the world capable of treating Ebola patients, prisoners from Rikers and the president of the United States under one roof - and return it to the glory that put it on the map.
#1 - Luna
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 14, 2019
Sharpe works on a creative way to help Max. Kapoor gets surprising news. Reynolds takes a big step in his relationship with Evie. one of the doctors makes a life-altering decision.
#2 - Your Turn
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 2019
Max works to find a new normal three months after the accident and the birth of his daughter. Kapoor grapples with the stigma of aging. Iggy has a successful day that inspires a life-changing idea. Reynolds deals with an unreliable new intern.
#3 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 25, 2018
In the series premiere, Dr. Max Goodwin shakes up the status quo on his first day as medical director of New Amsterdam, the oldest public hospital in the United States, while simultaneously dealing with his own personal and health issues.
#4 - Domino Effect
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 13, 2018
With a big domino transplant procedure on the line, Max must decide if he can be present in the hospital while also dealing with his illness. Meanwhile, a bond with a patient makes Bloom consider her personal life and Iggy makes progress on a long-standing case.
#5 - Six or Seven Minutes
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 8, 2019
As Max fights for his life, New Amsterdam is in full swing with a pertinent heart surgery that is not covered by insurance and a potential nurses walk out. As the team feels Max's absence and the doctors find out that they may have to treat one of their own, Sharpe must finally come clean about Max's condition.
#6 - This Is Not the End
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 7, 2019
Max goes head-to-head with hospital administration when he comes up with a new plan for patients without insurance. Iggy struggles with an accusation brought against him. Sharpe navigates her role as deputy medical director.
#7 - The Blues
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 12, 2019
Max continues to work to solve underlying problems within the hospital despite his continuing struggles with treatment. Meanwhile, Reynolds makes the choice to do a costly surgery to determine an elusive diagnosis and Bloom must face her personal demons head-on.
#8 - As Long As It Takes
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 27, 2018
Max convinces Dr. Sharpe to take a risk on his course of treatment and Bloom grapples with a difficult conversation. Meanwhile, Dr. Kapoor considers helping his son in a big way after some advice from a friend.
#9 - Hiding Behind My Smile
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 21, 2020
Max and Luna make friends in an unexpected place as Max struggles with the realities of being a single father. Kapoor takes a big step in order to help his family.
#10 - Three Dots
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 2018
A patient's treatment plan takes an unexpected turn when Max gets overly invested. Meanwhile, Reynolds celebrates his birthday with some help from the hospital and Kapoor grapples with a case that hits close to home.
#11 - The Big Picture
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2019
Max invokes a hospital-wide census in effort to get to know the staff of New Amsterdam on a deeper level. Reynolds takes a leap of faith that lands him in hot water, and Dr. Castro extends her treatment plan to more patients in the hospital.
#12 - King of Swords
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 12, 2019
When a history-making blizzard hits New York, Max and his staff must work together to keep their patients safe with little resources, even if it means taking to the streets of the city and braving the storm.
#13 - Double Blind
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 25, 2020
When tasked with turning the opioid epidemic around, Max shuts down the ED and proposes a massive change. Sharpe goes to great lengths to prove a point.
#14 - Anthropocene
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 30, 2018
The pressure is on as Max takes on his first annual fundraising gala at the hospital and emotions are high as some of the doctor's families join them for the event. Iggy struggles to break difficult news to his daughter and Bloom and Reynolds continue to deal with the fallout of their argument. Meanwhile, Kapoor and Dr. Sharpe work together to find out what is making a father and son duo so sick.
#15 - Good Soldiers
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 5, 2019
When Kapoor introduces a patient to Iggy’s PTSD group, a creative treatment plan causes turmoil. Sharpe discovers a long-kept secret regarding a patient that leads to trouble for Max and the board.
#16 - Rituals
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 2, 2018
Max navigates his diagnosis while Dr. Sharpe encourages him to make a plan. Meanwhile, Dr. Bloom encourages Reynolds to take a chance and Dr. Kapoor and Iggy work together to help a child.
#17 - Cavitation
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 23, 2018
A journalist visits New Amsterdam to shadow Max and learn about the hospital. Bloom and Reynolds have a major disagreement after she makes a call against protocol and Kapoor deals with issues from his past.
#18 - Sabbath
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 18, 2020
Max races against the clock to rearrange the budget when faced with employees going unpaid. Kapoor is presented with a device that's the future of medicine. Iggy goes against the norms to prove a diagnosis. Bloom gets an unexpected visitor.
#19 - The Denominator
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 15, 2019
When Iggy and Kapoor discover a patient might be suffering from lead poisoning, they are forced to take on the city. Max’s unsolicited attempts to help a patient backfire.
#20 - Anima Sola
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 22, 2019
Tensions are high in the hospital as Bloom is overruled on a diagnosis. Meanwhile, Iggy notices that something may be amiss with one of the hospital's most respected surgeons.
#21 - A Seat at the Table
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 15, 2019
As Max begins his treatment, he realizes that it may slow him down faster than he originally thought. Meanwhile, Reynolds must deal with an incident from his past when a reporter comes to the hospital and Sharpe and Bloom continue a contentious conversation.
#22 - Happy Place
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 23, 2019
When a NYPD officer is hit by a car in the line of duty, the hospital is turn upside down trying to save her. Meanwhile, Kapoor and Iggy work with a patient struggling with a previous surgery.
#23 - Code Silver
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 14, 2020
With the hospital on lockdown after the Rikers patients escape, Sharpe and Max find themselves in a situation that could cost them their lives. Bloom must put aside her pain to help a patient. Iggy is forced to face his marriage's issues.
#24 - Preventable
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 30, 2019
Max is forced to reckon with his diagnosis in a new way as things become more difficult for him. Meanwhile, Reynolds is forced to address what could have gone wrong in a recent surgery.
#25 - The Forsaken
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 19, 2019
Sharpe struggles when a case hits too close to home and Iggy uncovers a patient's surprising past. Meanwhile, Floyd makes progress in his personal life after some difficult news.