Lenox Hill is a documentary web series based on basically four medical professions of neurosurgery, gynecology, obstetrics, and emergency medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital of New York City. The series is developed by Adi Barash and Ruthie Shatz which largely premiere on Netflix. The series begins on June 10, 2020. After finishing the shoot in early February the creators recently featured the COVID-19 special edition to show the life of the four doctors from different medical professions.
The first eight-part of series tells about these doctors – Dr. David Langer (Chair, Dept. of Neurosurgery), Dr. John Boockvar (Vice-Chair, Dept. of Neurosurgery), and Dr. Amanda Little-Richardson (emergency medicine).
The global pandemic of coronavirus which started spreading around the world in early 2020 has hit a few areas very hard. New York City was one of the regions which suffered a lot because of the pandemic which made the life’s of doctor miserable they worked for around 12-18 hours long shift without any break. Adi Barash said that the hitting of coronavirus is like, “It is like a huge, silent, invisible tsunami coming.” He thought of rolling cameras to show the brutality of this disease and created a special edition for the same.
When was the episode out to show Lenox Hill Special edition and what it showed?
Focusing on the coronavirus outbreak in New York City the special edition of Lenox Hill was released on June 24, 2020. The series reflected the life of real superheroes who sacrificed their daily life comforts and a healthy schedule to treat the patients. In a statement the executive producer and both the directors Ruthie Shatz and Adi Barash said that “We had the privilege of getting to know these doctors when filming this series and we felt a deep responsibility to continue to share their stories as they navigated this unprecedented and life-changing situation,” they continued “With this special episode, we wanted people to see the impact this pandemic had and is still having, on our hospitals and healthcare workers through the eyes of people on the frontlines.”