Alternative Medicine
Season 2, Episode 6
Air date October 27, 2016
Written by Diane Frolov
Andrew Schneider
Directed by Eriq La Salle
Runtime 42 mins
Episode Guide
"Extreme Measures"
"Inherent Bias"

Alternative Medicine is the sixth episode of Season Two of Chicago Med.


Dr. Manning tends to a young cancer patient and struggles to inform the parents of her dire condition.

Elsewhere, Dr. Reese gets contacted by Danny, the troubled young man, and turns to Dr. Charles and Detective Lindsay for help in resolving a difficult situation. Goodwin and Maggie do their best to clear the logjam in the hospital, and Dr. Rhodes fine-tunes his instincts after both Dr. Latham and Dr. Halstead pick up on things he doesn't.

Meanwhile, a teenage science geek and her friends impress Dr. Choi and Natalie with their bio-engineering lab.


Main Cast

Crossover Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Branscombe Richmond as Keoni
  • Shay Rose Aljadeff as Dr. Leah Bardovi
  • Nick Marini as Danny Jones
  • Chris Johnson as Doug Kline
  • Alyssa Freeman as Hayley Kline
  • Abigail Boucher as Elizabeth Kline
  • Haley Brooke Walker as Shannon Fisher
  • Mildred Marie Langford as Cynthia Fisher
  • Paul Grondy as Bart Logan
  • Jack Hickey as Henry Collins
  • Jeremy Shouldis as Doctor Marty Peterson
  • Jean Moran as Doctor Bella Rowan
  • Armando Carlo IV as Kyle
  • Dennis Bisto as Counter Guy
  • Karissa Murrell Myers as Nurse Candace Leighton
  • Melissa Canciller as Trauma Nurse Melissa
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