Season 2, Episode 8 Saving Face

First Aired: December 8, 2000

Ben is suddenly stricken with a mysterious illness that leaves him unable to speak clearly; Ellis goes against orders to help a dying patient; Stewart hesitates to perform reconstructive surgery on a woman when her husband objects to it; a transsexual stabs herself in the leg to get the doctors to perform surgery on her. McKenna: Saundra Quarterman. LaWanda: Allan Louis. Salmon: Harry Groener. Ben: Blair Underwood. Stewart: Kyle Secor. Ellis: Gabrielle Union.