Separation Anxiety is the eleventh episode of the fifteenth season of the NBC medical drama series ER . It premiered on January 8, 2009.
|Season 15, Episode 11|
|Air date||January 8, 2009|
|US viewers||7.32 M|
|Written by||Virgil Williams|
|Directed by||Terence Nightingall|
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When a drug deal goes bad, two brothers sustain serious injuries and are brought to the ER. Tensions continue between Gates and Sam , coming to a head when Tony is the last to know Alex is about to be released from the hospital. Neela has to tell a young girl with sickle cell anemia that she must have an operation, and the case leads her to consider specializing in pediatric surgery. A feisty patient takes Morris into her confidence. Banfield ponders her choices about expanding her family.
Cast and Characters
Justina Machado as Detective Claudia Diaz
Gil McKinney as Dr. Paul Grady
Troy Evans as Frank Martin
Courtney B. Vance as Russell Banfield
Amy Aquino as Dr. Janet Coburn
Angel Laketa Moore as Nurse Dawn Archer
Imani Hakim as Anastasia Johnson
Robbie Jones as Jermaine Bennett
- Although listed in the opening credits, David Lyons does not appear in this episode.
- Both Jesse Borrego, who portrays desk clerk Javier, and Justina Machado, who portrays Serena/Claudia Diaz, made previous guest star appearances as different characters in the Season 4 premiere, "Ambush ."
- Seidman, Robert (January 9, 2009). "Updated Thursday Ratings: BCS Championship dominates ". TV by the Numbers. (May 24, 2015).