Season 5, Episode 16 The English Surgeon
First Aired: September 16, 2012
"The English Surgeon" details the work of British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh in Ukraine, home to a decaying medical infrastructure that often fails patients with neurological problems. The documentary chronicles three weeks in 2007 as he provides care—and sometimes delivers bad news—to patients in need of his level of expertise, including a young man with a brain tumor that is slowly killing him.
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- Premiered: March 18, 2008
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Independently produced documentaries from around the world are presented. (more)