Joel performs surgery on Karn , whose self-implanted horns have become infected. The medical team decides to remove the horns, against Karn’s vehement wishes, which leads to a psychiatric consultation.
Alex and Charlie team up on a teenage girl’s double surgery; Joel spends a day at a clinic and joins in a search-and-rescue mission in a ravine.
Hope Zion’s CEO Thomas Leffering cuts costs by banning expensive surgeries, butting heads with a defiant Dawn.
Scott has been in a coma for 27 years and does not quite have the same view as Charlie does regarding his situation, although he harbours abandonment issues with his wife.
Dr. Reid returns to work, arriving at Hope with a car crash victim what she encountered en route, and she’s forced to play nice with Dr. Patrick Curtis.
Alex has to put her concerns for Charlie aside when a chance to perform a cancer surgery arises.
Saving Hope S02E16: Breathless, Alex races to find an organ replacement, while Charlie is pushed to his breaking point in Saving Hope S02E16