Hunky Patrick Dempsey has shot straight to the top of a new hot doctor poll thanks to his new hit US TV show.

The actor's GREY'S ANATOMY charactER DR DEREK SHEPHERD beat out GREGORY HARRISON's DR GONZO GATES on TRAPPER JOHN, MD and ST ELEWHERE's DR PHILLIP Chandler (Denzel Washington) on the INSIDE TV list.

Other top medics to make the top 10 include Matt Le Blanc's comedy doc DRAKE RAMORAY on Friends, ER's DR DOUG ROSS (George Clooney) and RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN's DR KILDARE.

01/05/2005 11:03