"The Denominator" is the fourth episode of the second season of New Amsterdam, and the twenty-sixth episode overall. It aired on October 15, 2019.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

When Iggy and Kapoor discover a patient might be suffering from lead poisoning, they are forced to take on the city.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Max attempts to help the neighborhood after an African American man collapses from undiagnosed hypertension. He is met with resistance from the African American community when he tries to set up shop in a local barber shop to take blood pressure readings from the customers. He instead chooses to teach the barber how to take blood pressures and when to prescribe medication under his remote supervision. Dr. Bloom still struggles with her pain management while still having sex with her physical therapist. Dr. Sharpe helps one of Dr. Castro's cancer patients take control of her life again. Dr. Frome and Dr. Kapoor take on the city after it ended up poisoning an entire neighborhood with lead paint. Dr. Kapoor is thrilled with the prospect of becoming a grandfather, but Ella reveals to him that she might not keep the baby.

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Guest Starring[edit | edit source]

  • Marcus Callender as Kenny
  • Kathleen Chalfant as Molly
  • Kevin Daniels as Marquis Cannon
  • Justus Davis Graham as Xander (credited as Justus Davis-Graham)
  • Crystal Dickinson as Tessa Martone
  • Ian Duff as Michael Duke
  • JJ Feild as Dr. Zach Ligon
  • Dierdre Friel as Ella
  • Alejandro Hernandez as Casey Acosta

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