Drama: Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim (working & literal title)
Revised romanization: Nangmandakteo Kimsaboo
Hangul: 낭만닥터 김사부
Director: Yu In-Sik
Writer: Kang Eun-Kyung
Release Date: November 7, 2016 —
Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 22:00
Country: South Korea
Boo Yong-Joo was a famous surgeon with the nickname of “Hand of God.” He suddenly disappeared and nobody knew exactly why. Boo Young-Joo is now as Teacher Kim and he calls himself the Romantic Doctor. He enjoys his life in seclusion.
Kang Dong-Joo became a doctor to win somebody over and Yoon Seo-Jung become a doctor to be recognized by somebody. After they meet Teacher Kim, they learn about life values and comfort from love.
“Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim” takes over the SBS Monday & Tuesday 22:00 time slot previously occupied by “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” and will be replaced by “Defendant” January, 2017.
Lim Soo-Jung was first offered the lead female role, but declined.
First script reading took place September 13, 2016 at SBS Ilsan Production Studios in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
Han Suk-Kyu as Teacher Kim
Yoo Yeon-Seok as Kang Dong-Joo
Seo Hyun-Jin as Yoon Seo-Jung
Additional Cast Members:
Kim Hong-Fa – Yeo Woon-Young
Jin Kyung – Oh Myung-Sim
Lim Won-Hee – Jang Gi-Tae
Byeon Woo-Min – Nam Do-Il
Seo Eun-Su – Woo Yeon-Hwa
Kim Min-Jae – Park Eun-Tak
Choi Jin-Ho – Do Yoon-Wan
Yang Se-Jong – Do In-Bum
Jang Hyuk-Jin – Song Hyun-Chul
Joo Hyun – CEO Shin
Tae In-Ho – Doctor Moon
Kim Jung-Young – Dong-Joo’s mother
Yoon Chan-Young – Kang Dong-Joo (young)