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Dr. Isidore Latham is the Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. He is portrayed by Ato Essandoh.


Latham is an Orthodox Jew. He has Asperger syndrome which impairs his social abilities and empathy towards others. His diagnosis came as a surprise to no one but himself.

Season Two

Dr. Isidore Latham joins the Gaffney Chicago Medical Center as Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery after Dr. David Downey’s passing.

Season Five

Never Going Back to Normal

Dr. Latham deals with the fallout of Cornelius Rhodes' suspicious death. When he reveals that the insulin used to kill Connor's father can be traced to Dr. Bekker, she kills herself by slashing her carotid artery with a scalpel. He and Connor attempt to save her, but she dies on the operating table. When Connor decides to leave Chicago, he tells him in a rare moment of affection that he is sad to be losing a friend.

Notes and Trivia


Season 2 Appearances
"Soul Care"

"Win Loss" "Natural History"

"Brother's Keeper"

"Extreme Measures"
"Alternative Medicine"

"Inherent Bias" "Free Will"

"Uncharted Territory" "Heart Matters"

"Graveyard Shift"

"Mirror Mirror"

"Theseus' Ship"

"Cold Front"

"Lose Yourself"
"Prisoner's Dilemma"

"Monday Mourning" "Lesson Learned" "Ctrl Alt"

"Generation Gap"
"Deliver Us" "White Butterflies" "Love Hurts"

Season 3 Appearances
"Speak Your Truth"

"Nothing to Fear"

"Trust Your Gut"

"Naughty or Nice" "Mountains And Molehills"
"Ties That Bind" "Over Troubled Water" "Lemons and Lemonade" "On Shaky Ground"

"Down By Law"

"Folie à Deux"

"Born This Way" "Best Laid Plans" "Lock It Down" "Devil In Disguise"

"An Inconvenient Truth"

"The Parent Trap" "This Is Now"

"Crisis Of Confidence"

"The Tipping Point"

Season 4 Appearances
"Be My Better Half"

"when To Let Go" "Heavy Is The Head" "Backed Against The Wall" "What You Don't Know"
"Lesser of Two Evils" "The Poison Inside Us" "Play By My Rules" "Death Do Us Part" "All The Lonely People"
"Who Can You Trust" "The Things We Do" "Ghosts in the Attic" "Can't Unring That Bell"

"We Hold These Truths"
"Old Flames, New Sparks" "The Space Between Us" "Tell Me the Truth" "Never Let You Go" "More Harm Than Good"

"Forever Hold Your Peace " "With A Brave Heart"

Season 5 Appearances
"Never Going Back to Normal"

"We're Lost in the Dark" "In the Valley of the Shadows" "Infection: Part II" "Got a Friend in Me"
"It's All in the Family" "Who Knows What Tomorrow Brings" "Too Close to the Sun" "I Can’t Imagine the Future"

"Guess it Doesn't Matter Anymore"
"The Ground Shifts Beneath Us" "Leave the Choice to Solomon"

"Pain is For the Living" "It May Not Be Forever" "I Will Do No Harm"
"Who Should Be the Judge" "The Ghosts of the Past" "In the Name of Love" "Just a River in Egypt" "A Needle in the Heart"