They may not be doctors in life, but they make being carted into an ER or OR seem worth it, as they are guaranteed to get your pulse racing.

ALSO READ: undefined

From Patrick Dempsey to Tom Ellis, check out eight reasons you were once, or are still addicted to medical shows.

1. George Clooney as Dr. Ross

Clooney portrayed Dr. Doug Ross on the NBC show "ER" from 1994 to 2000. His character as a love interest for nurse Carol Hathaway, during his time at County General Hospital.

His character was written out in the show's sixth season.

ALSO READ: undefined

2. Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery

Arguably the sexiest doctor on screen, Williams portrays Jackson Avery on ABC's hit show "Grey's Anatomy." His relationship with Dr April on show has remained one of the most entertaining and fans favourite.


3. Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd

It's easy to understand why fans petitioned the death of the character Derek Shepherd on the 11th season of the ABC show "Grey's Anatomy."

His character was married to Dr Meredith Grey.

ALSO: undefined

4. Tom Ellis as Dr. William Rush

Dr. William Rush used to be an emergency room doctor, but an impulsive decision cost him his career, and had him working outside the office.

The series "Rush" was cancelled in September 2014. Tom Ellis currently plays the title character in the popular new series "Lucifer."

ALSO READ: undefined

5. Julian Morris as Dr. Wren Kim

Dr. Wren Kingston is a doctor at Rosewood Community Hospital and a volunteer at Radley Sanitarium in "Pretty Little Liars."

He is one creepy doctor, but his hotness and talent is probably why you can't get enough of him.

ALSO READ: undefined

6. Zach Braff as Dr. John Dorian

John Michael "J.D." Dorian, M.D. is a fictional character in the American comedy-drama "Scrubs." He was a part of the show from its debut episode to eighth season.

ALSO READ: undefined

7. Eric Dane as Dr. Mark Everett Sloan

Somehow, it has to be improper for the list to be without "Grey's Anatomy's McSteamy, who found a way to sleep with 70% of the doctors and nurses on show.

His character was killed off in season 9, and we think fans should have protested too.

ALSO READ: undefined

8. Matthew Fox as Dr. Jack Shephard

Dr. Jack Shephard is a fictional character and the protagonist of the ABC television series "Lost." He was a spinal surgeon and the plane crash survivors' de facto leader. A great leader and a hot doctor in one!

Who is your favourite TV doctor?