The second season of the medical drama television series The Good Doctor was ordered on March 7, 2018 by ABC. It premiered on September 24, 2018 and was completed on March 11, 2019 and consisted of 18 episodes as in the previous season.
The season was produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios, in association with Shore Z Productions, 3AD and Entermedia. David Shore serves as the showrunner and Daniel Dae Kim is an executive producer on the series.
The series follows Shaun Murphy, a young autistic surgeon with savant syndrome from the mid-sized town of Casper, Wyoming, where he had a troubled childhood. He moves to San Jose, California to work at the prestigious San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital.
Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy
Nicholas Gonzalez with Dr. Neil Melendez
Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Brown
Chuku Modu as Dr. Jared Kalu
Beau Garrett as Jessica Preston