->''"Limited facility presents challenge...save greatest number of people using limited resources! Security threats...gangs...mercenary groups add additional difficulty, quite enjoyable! Plague stretched abilities to limit...couldn't have asked for more! Also enjoy saving people, of course...helping the helpless...greater good...all that too."''
-->--'''Professor Mordin Solus''', ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''

Super Doc is the only doctor in town/on the starship/in the expedition. He may have a canon field of expertise, but when called on, he can treat ANYTHING. Often in sci-fi settings, he has no nurses or other doctors to help him, sometimes with quite limited resources, and must sometimes learn and treat an alien's anatomy after about five minutes looking at it, or diagnose weird new illnesses at the drop of a hat. Even against all these odds, he usually has a high success rate. After all, he's Super Doc!

Compare OpenHeartDentistry, contrast NotThatKindOfDoctor. A subtrope of OmnidisciplinaryScientist.
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!!Examples
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[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

* Manga/BlackJack, from the manga of the same name.
* More Medicine Man than Doctor, ''Manga/{{Mushishi}}'''s Ginko can recognize almost any mushi, and has a solution to nearly every Mushi-based problem the series has to offer; in both cases, usually after very little deliberation or research.
* Doctor Bombay from ''{{Kinnikuman}}'' could undo brain damage and reattach severed limbs with ease.
* ''Manga/FrankenFran'', of course, can fix any medical problem, but the result is usually [[BodyHorror worse than the original problem]].
* Dr. Tenma from ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' is noted to be a genius doctor, but his specialty is neurosurgery. He often ends up performing operations on people that have nothing whatsoever to do with the nervous system, and pulling it off because he's just that good.
* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'': The "frog-faced doctor" seems to be capable of treating ''anything''. Now, he does have access to some seriously advanced medical technology, but thus far the only things he's been unable to cure have been cases where portions of his patient's brain have been outright destroyed, and in one of those cases he found a workaround anyway. There's a reason he's known as "Heaven Canceller".

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[[folder: Comics ]]

* Dr Mid-Nite in TheDCU. He has become the go-to character for any superhero requiring medical expertise. In any specialty.
* Dr Curt Connors was the main go-to guy for any of ComicBook/SpiderMan's ailments or genetic mixups. When he wasn't the Lizard at the time.
* Night Nurse[[note]]who actually has an MD, but acknowledges the codename is better[[/note]] provides emergency medical care for superheroes when they can't go anywhere else, and seems able to treat anything from minor injuries to operating on heroes with unbreakable skin.
* Comicbook/DoctorStrange is either this or ForgotAboutHisPowers when it comes to medicine. He [[NotThatKindOfDoctor was a surgeon]] whose career ended in the 1960s, but he's still been asked to do anything from give an injection to deliver babies.

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[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* Any ''Franchise/StarTrek'' doctor--ships' doctors, in space as at sea, have to be flexible to deal with whatever comes up far from help, but ''Trek'' doctors seem never even to struggle with the sheer breadth of medical issues facing them, only being troubled by completely new diseases and thought-impossible surgeries.
** "Bones" [=McCoy=] from ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''. The example is when he successfully treated the Mother Horta, a silicon based lifeform whose physiognomy is not only completely unfamiliar to [=McCoy=], but he didn't even believe such a lifeform even existed until that very moment.
*** Minorly subverted early on -- the second-ranking medical officer (Dr M'Benga) was indicated to be Bones' superior when it came to treating Vulcans, on account of having done his internship on Vulcan. Bones could still treat Vulcans, and do so well, but there were more than a few cases of Bones being surprised at some physical quirk of Vulcans.
** Dr Beverley Crusher from ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''.
** Dr Julian Bashir from ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''.
** "Doctor" (Emergency Medical Hologram) from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', slightly averted by having Kes/Paris as an occasional Nurse.
*** To be fair the EMH kind of cheats here as "he" is essentially a 24th century supercomputer integrated with a database of '''the ''entirety'' of Federation medical knowledge''' with holograms and forcefields used to provide a "body". Kes/Paris being used as a nurse/medic was more for when they couldn't bring the patient to the Doctor as he was, at least initially, stuck in sickbay by his holographic nature there being no projectors elsewhere on the ship.
** Dr Phlox (a rare non-human Super Doc) from ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise''. He claims to hold six degrees in interspecies veterinary medicine, as well as degrees in dentistry, hematology, botanical pharmacology, psychiatry, and other disciplines.
* Any ''[[Franchise/StargateVerse Stargate]]'' doctor.
** Dr Janet Frasier (''Series/StargateSG1'')
** Dr Carolyn Lam (''Series/StargateSG1'')
** Dr Carson Beckett (''Series/StargateAtlantis'')
** Dr Jennifer Keller (''Series/StargateAtlantis'')
* Jack from ''Series/{{Lost}}'' , as the series went on he went from applying first aid, to running a small pharmacy using drugs found on the plane, to performing amputations and blood transfusions in the jungle, with no medical equipment.
* ''Series/BabylonFive'': Dr. Stephen Franklin, a xeno''[[NotThatKindOfDoctor biologist]]'' can operate on any alien species, perform autopsies, dissect alien organisms, and so efficient at medical research he can engineer medicines to combat diseases he hadn't even heard about previously in a matter of days. He can also engineer electronic devices to interface with a telepath's mind to control telepaths up in ''orbit'' when most telepathy requires "line-of-sight".
** In one episode, however, when dealing with a disease that threatened to kill ALL the Markab people, he enlisted the help of a Markab friend, Doctor Lazarenn, who manages (before succumbing to the disease himself) to point Franklin in the right direction. However, when Dr. Franklin is ready to test his experimental vaccine, all the Markab in the station have died.
* Doubly impressive on {{Farscape}} since Zhaan isn't a trained physician at all and Noranti's skills are...dubious, to say the least.
** And Joolushko, who was established as being essentially a med student, though granted from a race that seems to prize intellect and learning above all else. Then she apparently switches specialties to archaeology. . .
* Dr. Woodard on ''Series/DarkShadows'' is generally only shown as a family doctor or general physician, until he's revealed to also be the greatest surgeon in Collinsport.
** Dr. Julia Hoffman, in the original series. Psychiatrist, surgeon, expert in blood disorders...

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[[folder: Literature ]]

* Literature/{{Discworld}} series:
** Dr "Mossy" Lawn from ''Discworld/NightWatch''. And since he's the only ''good'' doctor around, he seems to go without sleep.
** Slightly subverted in the earlier ''Discworld/FeetOfClay''; due to a lack of ''any'' competent (or trustworthy) doctors in the city, the poisoned Patrician has to rely on horse doctor "Doughnut" Jimmy. When the mob owns most of the racehorses around, a vet has to get ''results''.
** In ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'', the surgical skills of {{The Igor}}s is such that there is a law in Ankh-Morpork that says:
-->"If it takes an Igor to bring you back, you were dead. Briefly dead, it's true, which is why the murderer will be briefly hanged."
* Madame Pomfrey from the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, although having access to magical remedies does help a lot.
** And her training is clearly meant to treat more minor (relatively) injuries. More serious cases get sent to a fully qualified hospital.
* Aes Sedai in ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' series have the magical means to heal almost anything short of a missing limb or death, but Nynaeve has an innate medical mastery that far outstrips even those who have studied the art for decades. Early on she uses healing magic that is far more effective, though proportionately difficult, than that considered standard by the Aes Sedai (because it provides the energy for the healing rather than drawing it from the patient themselves). Her [[AchievementsInIgnorance self-taught method]] is considered inferior by other Aes Sedai until she goes on to cure conditions such as the severing of one's ability to do magic, which was considered impossible even in the nigh-omniscient [[TheTimeOfMyths Age Of Legends]]. In the most recent book of the series (13th as of this writing), she also cured the madness brought on by using [[GenderRestrictedAbility the tainted type of magic]], likewise believed impossible.
* James Nichols in the ''Literature/SixteenThirtyTwo'' series, but then again, he's a doctor of 2000 in the 17th century. His daughter, later in the series, earns almost as much of a "superdoc" reputation among downtime physicians.

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[[folder: Roleplay ]]

* Dr. Crusher in Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG is not only a qualified surgeon but also engineered a cure to neurotoxins after the XERRD fortress battle and helped develop a cure to deal with possession by [[EldritchAbomination The Maelstrom]].

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[[folder: Tabletop Games ]]

* ''{{GURPS}}'' has Wildcard Skills (Skills that end with an exclamation mark, and cover everything their name could possibly cover), so it is possible to create a Super Doc with the "Medicine!" Wildcard Skill.

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[[folder: Webcomics ]]

* ''TheDragonDoctors'' is supposed to be what happens when you have a team of different (magically-powered) doctors banding together. None of them are good at everything, but even alone, they're each capable of amazing feats of healing.
* A more literal "Super" Doc would be ''[[WebComic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja Doctor McNinja]]'', who not only specializes in bizarre medical problems (like a disease that turns people into Paul Bunyans), but also fights crime and saves the world in his spare time.

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[[folder: Web Original ]]

* Doctor Alexander Steubbing, a professor of biochemistry who is better known as "Lifeline", one of the heroes of the ''GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', is a literal SuperDoc. He has superpowers that allow him to heal injuries, cure diseases, and regenerate tissue at a touch (he can even raise the dead, assuming they haven't been dead for longer than a couple of hours or so, but he doesn't advertise that fact). The fact that he doesn't keep a secret identity and is called "Doctor Steubbing" in the press as often as he's called "Lifeline" has lead a lot of people to [[NotThatKindOfDoctor assume he is another kind of doctor]]...

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[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* Dr. Hibbert from ''TheSimpsons'' is both a GP and a surgeon. Marge refers to him as a pediatrician at one point, but that hasn't stopped him from treating her and most of Springfield's adult population.
** Hibbert's rival, Dr. Nick, while a bit of a quack, practices in a similarly broad variety of disciplines.
* Similarly, Dr. Hartman from ''FamilyGuy''. He even performed a sex change operation.

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[[folder: Video Games ]]

* Mordin-f**king-Solus from ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''. Cures a bio-engineered plague in a mob-controlled Wretched Hive while three factions of gangs battle it out and try to gun their way inside his clinic just for the spite of it. Later goes on to become a chief medical officer aboard the Normandy, helping Commander Shepard save the galaxy, rarely breaking any composure.
** Dr. Chakwas. Despite being an old woman, and the fact that humanity has only had thirty or so years' experience dealing with alien species, she knows how to treat just about any wound on any sort of species. Liara T'Soni (a 106-year-old asari scientist) is impressed at how much she knows about her species' physiology. She later proves how unflappable and determined she is by surviving the destruction of the original ''Normandy'', leaving the Alliance just to serve aboard the illegally-constructed second ''Normandy'', and pulling herself together after being abducted and almost liquified by the Collectors. She flat out tells you that she'll go through any sort of hell to serve at your side. How's that for UndyingLoyalty?
* Doctors in ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' are able to casually heal your hp, broken limbs, addictions, radiation poisoning, and sometimes, even perform plastic surgery on your face.
* Nurse Joy in any ''{{Pokemon}}'' game, at least, from a Pokemon's point of view.
* The Medic from ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' has his medigun that can keep a fellow team member alive under heavy bullet rain at such a degree they'll die only via concentrated effort from the opposing team. The "Meet The Medic" video shows that if he has the peace and quiet and equipment for it, he can easily keep a patient conscious and talking without a ''heart''.

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[[folder: Real Life ]]

* Veterinarians. While some of them specialize in certain species (for example, horses), many are trained to treat numerous different forms of life.
* Emergency room doctors must be equipped to identify and handle a truly staggering number of topics, both medical and psychiatric, in an environment where a mistake can cost someone their life.
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