Grey's Anatomy Casts Chris Carmack as New Doctor

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Chris Carmack is returning to ABC. 

The actor will check in to Grey's Anatomy this fall as an orthopedic surgeon and is known as an "Ortho God."

As is always the case with Shondaland, details are scarce, but we do know he will be a recurring player this fall. 

Chris Carmack Attends Event

Carmack is coming off a six-season stint on Nashville which concluded last week on CMT.

The music-infused drama originally aired on ABC for its first four seasons, but the network canceled it in 2016 after amid falling ratings. 

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There are a lot of changes as we head into Grey's Anatomy Season 15.

Jessica Capshaw and Sarah Drew were let go from the venerable medical drama, with both exiting the series on Grey's Anatomy Season 14 Episode 24

Sarah Drew

The most surprising thing was that Arizona and April got happy endings, and were not killed off in a season finale twist. 

It was a fresh way to take things, but Grey's Anatomy Season 14 served as a rare return to form for the series. 

For the most part, the storylines were fresh, exciting and well-acted. It's difficult to keep things original after fourteen years on the air. 

Related: Grey's Anatomy Season 14 Episode 24 Review: All of Me

The season also featured the return of Kim Raver as Dr. Teddy Altman. Despite Raver being a recurring player on the season, it was confirmed earlier this year that she would be a series regular once again effective this fall. 

Chris Carmack Attends BMI Country Music Awards

ABC confirmed earlier this month that Grey's would return with a two-hour season opener Thursday, September 27 at 8/7c. 

Aside from Nashville, Carmack has had roles on Desperate Housewives, The OC, and NCIS

Okay, Grey's Anatomy Fanatics!

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Will you be watching Season 15?

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CRISTINA: "There's a club. The Dead Dads Club. And you can't be in it until you're in it. You can try to understand, you can sympathize. But until you feel that loss... My dad died when I was nine. George, I'm really sorry you had to join the club."
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