Brain is a 2011 South Korean medical drama, starring Shin Ha-kyun, Choi Jung-won, Jung Jin-young and Jo Dong-hyuk. The series revolves around a top neurosurgeon who is obsessed with success and dreams of becoming the hospital director, then finds himself embroiled in professional rivalries and an unexpected romance. The series received positive reviews, particularly for Shin Ha-kyun's performance.

It aired on KBS2 from November 14, 2011 to January 17, 2012 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 20 episodes.

Series Cast

  1. Choi Jung-won

    Choi Jung-won

    Yoon Ji-hye

    20 Episodes

  2. Jo Dong-hyuk

    Jo Dong-hyuk

    Seo Joon-suk

    20 Episodes

  3. Shin Ha-kyun

    Shin Ha-kyun

    Lee Kang-hoon

    20 Episodes

  4. Jung Jin-young

    Jung Jin-young

    Kim Sang-chul

    20 Episodes

  5. Claudia Kim

    Claudia Kim

    Jang Yoo-jin

    20 Episodes

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Season 1

2011 | 20 Episodes

Season 1 of Brain premiered on November 14, 2011.

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Original Name 브레인

Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language Korean

Runtime 60m



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