'The Surgeon's Cut': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the medical documentary on Netflix

The 4-part documentary will follow four surgeons as they perform ground-breaking operations and procedures, providing an unparalleled look to viewers into the world of surgery

                            'The Surgeon's Cut': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the medical documentary on Netflix

A new docu-series profiling the work of four pioneers in the world of surgery and providing an intimate insight into the motivation behind their path-breaking careers is about to premiere soon. Here's all you need to know about it.

Release Date 

'The Surgeon's Cut' will release across the globe on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. All four parts of this series will be available to stream on Netflix. 


Each episode of 'The Surgeon's Cut' will follow a trendsetting surgical expert from around the world, capturing fundamental nuances from their work life. Viewers will be able to witness these pioneers in action at the operating table, talking through their specialist area and the creative process behind a medical operation, according to Deadline.

The surgeons would also be laying down the exact motivation and the reasons behind their journey into the medical universe. Through their independent stories, the series will explore how our understanding of the human body is constantly being reformed by new developments and systems. The specialist medical areas that will feature on the series include cardiology, neuro-surgery and transplant surgery.


Professor Kypros Nicolaides

Professor Nicolaides is one of the pioneers of fetal surgery and his discoveries have revolutionized the field. The episode featuring him titled 'Saving Life Before Birth' follows Nicolaides at King’s College Hospital in London where his ground-breaking work in endoscopic laser surgery is used to treat twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, a life-threatening prenatal condition, according to BBC.com

Dr Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

Neurosurgeon Quinones-Hinojosa operates on over 250 brains a year, he’s also a distinguished stem cell researcher whose career in medicine grew from humble beginnings in Mexico. The episode featuring him titled 'Sacred Brain' follows Dr Quinones-Hinojosa at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, where he uses the operating table as an extension of the lab, striving to find a cure for brain cancer.

Dr Nancy Ascher

Dr.Nancy Ascher has devoted her career to organ transplants and transplant research. The first woman to ever perform a liver transplant surgery, The episode featuring her titled 'Living Donor' follows her at the University of California San Francisco where she continues to make strides in the field of medicine.

Dr Devi Shetty 

Dr Devi Shetty is a renowned cardiac surgeon and founder of India’s Narayana Health, one of the largest medical centers in the world. The episode titled 'Heart & Soul' follows Dr Shetty as he treats patients from all walks of life, prioritizing low-cost, accessible health care while he and his team together perform upwards of 30 surgeries a day.


'The Surgeon's Cut' is made by BBC Studios Production. The limited series is executive produced by Andrew Cohen and James Van Der Pool. The episodes are directed by James Newton, Lucy Blakstad, Sophie Robinson and Stephen Cooter. 


Click on the play button on the video below for a quick look and idea behind this series.


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