Hickey portrays Ben, a patient with a malignant brain tumor, and Errico plays his wife, Julie.
In the episode, which is entitled "In Case of Exposure," "the heinous criminal actions of a brain-tumor patient (John Benjamin Hickey) weigh on Michael as he makes a choice about saving the man's life. Meanwhile, a seemingly disoriented female firefighter (Mamie Gummer) is examined at Holt Neuro."
"A Gifted Man," according to press notes, is a drama about a "brilliant, charismatic surgeon whose life changes forever when his deceased ex-wife begins teaching him the meaning of life from the 'hereafter.' Michael Holt (Patrick Wilson) is an exceptional doctor who lives a materialistic life of luxury thanks to his work-obsessed career and powerful and wealthy patients; however, Michael's ordered world is rocked when his ex-wife, Anna (Jennifer Ehle), an idealistic free-clinic doctor and the love of his life, mysteriously appears to him."
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