Who's the Next Doc to Go on 'Grey's Anatomy'? See Our Odds (PHOTOS)

Dan Clarendon

Three things in this life are certain: death, taxes, and Grey’s Anatomy cast shakeups. With Justin Chambers' exit behind us, we’re bracing for the next departure on the long-running ABC medical drama.

That said, not all cast exits are equally surprising. Sometimes the writing is on the wall — e.g. Isaiah Washington, Katherine Heigl, even Patrick Dempsey to a certain extent. Other times, the farewells come out of left field — e.g. Chyler Leigh, Sara Ramirez, Jerrika Hinton.

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The abrupt departure of Justin Chambers is just the latest in a long succession of cast member exits from the ABC drama.

So with that in mind, we’re weighing the odds of nine longtime Grey’s doctors leaving Grey Sloan Memorial. Click through the gallery above to see which surgeons might scrub out next, ranked from least to most likely.

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