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James Tupper will reprise his role as Dr. Perkins on Grey's Anatomy, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Tupper, 45, who played a trauma counselor helping the doctors in the horrific aftermath of a shooting, will return for three episodes toward the end of Season 7.

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The Men in Trees star also played a love interest to Teddy (Kim Raver) in the first few episodes this season. Anyone hoping they rekindle that flame?

Grey's Anatomy airs Thursdays at 9/8c on ABC.