In 2012, Macchiarini's research gets published after his patient in Sweden is asymptomatic two months post-surgery. In the present, Hannah suffers complications. Paolo and Benita grow closer. Paolo seeks new patients to expand his practice.
Young, charismatic and ostensibly brilliant, Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a rising star in the Dallas medical community, was building a flourishing neurosurgery practice when everything suddenly changed. Patients entered his operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries and left permanently maimed or dead. As victims piled up, two fellow physicians set out to stop him.