ONLY True Fans Recall How These 17 Grey's Characters Left The Show. Do YOU?

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 Apr 02, 2020

1 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After 10 Seasons, this fan-favorite left after getting a cardiothoracic job in Switzerland under her former mentor (and almost-husband), Preston Burke.
Teddy Altman
Cristina Yang
Meredith Grey

2 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character, also known as ‘007’ died when he jumped in front of a bus to save a person’s life. He deserved better.
Derek Shepherd
Preston Burke
George O’Malley

3 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After being rejected by Callie Torres when she sleeps with Mark Sloan, this talented heart surgeon leaves Seattle Grace.
Arizona Robins
Izzie Stevens
Erica Hahn

4 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character leaves Seattle Grace for a job at a private practice in Los Angeles. Don’t worry though, she got her own spin-off.
April Kepner
Arizona Robins
Addison Montgomery

5 of 17Choose Your Answer!

Tragically, this character dies in a plane crash. At least she got a heartfelt goodbye from her love, Mark Sloan.
Izzie Stevens
Lexie Grey
Callie Torres

6 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character fought for custody of her daughter then left Seattle when her girlfriend, Penny, landed a grant that re-located her to the East Coast.
Callie Torres
Arizona Robbins
Erica Hahn

7 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After an accident almost left her dead, this character left the show when she married her on-and-off love interest, Matthew, and the two rode off into the sunset together.
Cristina Yang
April Kepner
Arizona Robbins

8 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After leaving Cristina crying at the alter, this character left to take another job.
Preston Burke
George O’Malley
Derek Shepherd

9 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After battling brain cancer and marrying Alex Karev, one of the original interns left him. She comes back later to make amends.
Izzie Stevens
April Kepner
Cristina Yang

10 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character survived the plane crash but died in the hospital shortly after due to complications.
Alex Karev
Mark Sloan
Derek Shepherd

11 of 17Choose Your Answer!

In the season 14 finale, this character left Seattle to be closer to her daughter and reconcile with her ex-wife, Callie Torres.
Arizona Robbins
Izzie Stevens
Stephanie Edwards

12 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This beloved character left Meredith with their two kids when he died in a car accident because the doctors at a different hospital failed to give him a head CT.
Derek Shepherd
George O’Malley
Mark Sloan

13 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After finding out that Izzie used the Embryo’s they made while she was battling cancer, this character left the show to live with her and raise their twins.
Mark Sloan
Alex Karev
Derek Shepherd

14 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character set an escaped rapist on fire, causing an explosion that almost took her life. Waking up in the hospital, she calls it quits after realizing she spent too much of her life in a hospital.
Callie Torres
Arizona Robbins
Stephanie Edwards

15 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After starting a romantic relationship with Meredith, this cardiothoracic surgeon left when his presumed dead fiancee, Megan Hunt, was found alive.
Alex Karev
George O’Malley
Nathan Riggs

16 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After realizing Owen is never going to pick her over Cristina, this character leaves to take a job at the US Army Medical Command. She re-joins the cast a few seasons later when she gets pregnant with Owen’s baby
Stephanie Edwards
Teddy Altman
Izzie Stevens

17 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character died by Bailey’s side after being shot by an active shooter in the hospital.
Charles Percy
Nathan Riggs
Mark Sloan
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