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While A Gifted Man is rooted in medicine, it's also about twists of fate, executive producer Neal Baer says.

"We all think about those moments in our lives that stand out where serendipity, synchronicity, fate — whatever you want to call it — intervened," he says. "The show really explores those moments in our lives that can change everything."

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CBS' A Gifted Man will explore the upstairs-downstairs, science vs. faith sides of medicine