After Denny died, Izzie confessed to Chief Webber that she cut the LVAD wire, but she felt she was no longer a doctor. Five years after having twins, Meredith's medical license was in jeopardy. Izzie left Seattle to start a new life and later sent divorce papers to Alex Karev . After discovering that he lost a donor heart to someone on the donor list who was ahead of him by 17 seconds, she implored him to let her cut his LVAD wire so his condition would worsen and he would move up on the donor list. She was very popular in high school, h… Later, Izzie saw Alex and Olivia having sex in an on-call room, devastating her. Before she left, she said to Izzie that she always knew she was too good for the trailer park. How does anybody practice medicine hauling these things around? What are these? After a bad fight with Callie, George came over to drink with Izzie, and they ended up drunkenly sleeping together. They soon broke up due to her long working hours and distance. Izzie became a second-year resident at Seattle Grace after passing her intern exams. Izzie had a baby girl when she was 16, but she gave the baby up for adoption because she knew she couldn't give her baby the life she deserved. She returned briefly for a scan, a recommendation letter and to attempt to get back with Alex. Grammy † From the original interns, Izzie is the only female one who did not sleep with an attending. Daisy later came back with her results that the mole was malignant.. Izzie gathers her interns and creates "Patient X" who is actually Izzie, had her interns try to diagnose her. Because of her pregnancy, mothers made their children stay away from Izzie so she struggled to make friends. Ah, Isobel Stevens. For example, she goes out of her way every chance she gets to belittle and bring down George and Callie after they eloped, eventually breaking the marriage up completely by sleeping with George. Izzie grew up in Forest Park, on Route 6, behind a church in Chehalis, Washington. Later, Izzie wanted to tell Callie but George insisted that it be kept a secret. Izzie received an inheritance check from Denny for $8.7M. It was reported that Katherine had issues with the makers of the show, therefore, she decided to call it … Katherine Heigl opened up about her past drama on 'Grey's Anatomy,' including her infamous withdrawal from the 2008 Emmys, in a new interview on Wednesday, April 20 However, Denny survived and they grew closer. I digress. Izzie used this information when making a snide remark about Callie, knowing it would hit a nerve. Izzie left Seattle to start fresh, and that was it. After a long period of mourning, Izzie moved on but refused Alex's offer of a relationship. It was successful and she gave birth to twins, whom she named Eli and Alexis. Izzie developed a strong relationship with Alex, but was subsequently mocked for it. Becoming a Resident and Relationship with George, Life after Seattle, Having Kids and Reconciling with Alex. That's fine. Cristina and Meredith did not agree with the surgery. Model.". Their relationship was soon discovered by George's wife, Callie and the two got a divorce. George came with Izzie when she saw her daughter for the first time, noting that Hannah had Izzie's eyes and mouth. When Denny was readmitted to the hospital after suffering cardiac dysrhythmia, Izzie brushed Alex off so she could tend to Denny. Portrayed by Glutes, right? Fine! Izzie shows her negative emotions by baking a lot, which can be seen often. This forced Izzie to pay most of the bills with her own money. She didn't deposit the check for a while, which stressed her roommates out. Izzie's first part of her treatment was to have the temporal lobe metastases removed by Derek, who returned to surgery to operate on Izzie following his breakdown. Parents However, Hahn's transplant patient had been put on the donor list 17 seconds before Denny. She paid for medical school by modeling designer "Bethany Whisper," which led to her receiving the nickname "Dr. Alex felt threatened by Denny so he told Denny he should back off because he would probably die from heart failure and if he did it would hurt Izzie. Things went well but Denny began to appear to Izzie and she even had sex with him. I Like You So Much Better When You're NakedLeave a Light On (stand-in) Born He eventually decided to stay with Izzie and their twins to build a life together.. This makes Izzie very frustrated, saying "Patient X" has been having visual, auditory, and tactile hallucinations. Izzie bonded well with Alison, who was similar to Izzie. She seems to get too emotionally involved in most cases, which she sees as a good thing, although others feel it gets in the way of the medicine. When he eventually asked her out, she was disappointed that he didn't have the courage to kiss her. After Seattle Grace merges with Mercy West she is fired as a result of necessary cutbacks. Alex Karev later convinced Bailey to talk to Izzie and make her come back which Bailey succeeded in doing. Upon arrival at Seattle Grace, Burke was shot and Hahn was needed to do the surgery. Lexie says "Patient X" should screw the odds and argues that her mother died of the hiccups, which probably have a 100% survival rate. It took Izzie 6 years to graduate from college as she was going to college at night. Izzie then married Alex Karev, became cancer-free, but then shocked fans by leaving Seattle anyway after she was fired from the hospital. After this Izzie left a note in Alex's cubby and left him. Izzie regains a heartbeat but is soon fired for making a treatment error that endangered the life of a patient, leaving Alex a Dear John letter and no clue as to her whereabouts. At age 15, Izzie became pregnant. She then did the risky surgery, and the tumor was successfully removed. Workplace Her grandmother had a tumor on her thyroid and eventually died of thyroid cancer.. Izzie cut Denny's LVAD wire and sought the help of her fellow interns to keep him alive. Alex called her to see if she could write a letter of support in the trial. She can hold a grudge or retaliate when someone tries to take advantage of her kindness and good intentions. Eventually, Cristina couldn't handle the pressure and told an OR full of staff, including Alex and Bailey, of Izzie's diagnosis, which gave Izzie the final push to fight for her life, and she finally admitted herself into Seattle Grace as a patient. She went into a private room and started to examine her body for any enlarged lymph nodes or suspicious moles. As time went on, the two got closer to the point that they fell in love with each other. Even though Alex was partly responsible for the mix-up, Izzie ended up on the hook for it. When she turned seven, her parents threw her a surprise party, which she always remembered as one of her best birthdays. Alias After hearing the news, Izzie panicked, completely at a loss. When Izzie discovered that George liked Meredith, she encouraged him to tell her. She starred from Season one to Season six. As the interns struggled to keep Denny alive, Cristina informed them that Denny's surgeon, Preston Burke, was shot and struggling to survive. “There was a resolution to Izzie’s story. Robbie Stevens Profession Her motivations are always for what she believes to be the right thing. She attended the University of Washington School of Medicine. She can really bring the pain if she believes she has been wronged or hurt emotionally. She had a younger sister, Molly Grey-Thompson. Appearances This forced Izzie to pay most of the bills with her own money. Dr. Miranda Bailey walked in on the interns and banned them all from any surgeries until the person who cut the LVAD wire confessed. He later learned she had kids, and that in fact the kids were his. As Izzie exhales, she is left to start all over again somewhere else.. In the immediate aftermath of “My Shot” — the installment that preceded the midseason finale — Karev was said to be out of town, caring for his ailing mom. Hannah's parents informed Izzie that Hannah was tired and maybe Izzie could meet Hannah when she was better. She has a tattoo of a butterfly and claims to have others in interesting places. Hannah, now 11, is sick with leukemia and her donor for a bone marrow transplant had died the previous night. Izzie priva… When she came back this last episode she kept saying that new guy got her fired. She gave birth to a baby girl and gave her up for adoption at 16 in order to give her a better life. , When she turned 18, she left home. Izzie Stevens was a remarkable woman who went through a lot on your favorite show, like a boyfriend who passes away after a stroke, brain tumors, and a near death experience — name a few. Marital Together, they have twins, Alexis and Eli. The first stage of her treatment was successful, as Derek removed the tumor fully from Izzie's temporal lobe, no thanks to Rebecca Swender, Izzie's oncologist who constantly second-guessed Derek during surgery until Derek found his rhythm and quiets Dr. Swender. It turns out that her goof with the kidney patient -- a mistake she made, unsurprisingly, while her judgment was clouded by petty competition -- is what cost her her job. Isobel Katherine Stevens Well, Dr. Izzie Stevens is getting fired. At her high school prom, the football quarterback was her date. Izzie grew up in Forest Park, on Route 6, behind a church in Chehalis, Washington. FormerSeattle Grace HospitalSeattle Grace Mercy West HospitalDenny Duquette Memorial Clinic Was it because she neglected to take her meds and got tired? Alex carried her off the bed and told her that the body wasn't Denny and that Denny loved her and he wouldn't want Izzie to do this to herself. After her marriage, Izzie decided to introduce him to her patient friends: Austin, Star, Miguel, Meg, and Alison. She can't cook, as revealed when she plans a Thanksgiving dinner for her roommates, relying on internet recipes. Izzie said she loved her mother, but they work better at a distance. She proceeded to have sex with Alex in a linen closet again several times throughout the day. She is very optimistic, bubbly, and bright. Alive At the same time, Izzie went to show Alex that her scan was clean, meaning she was officially not dying of cancer. Izzie's time with cancer was rough, and it took a toll on her relationship with Alex. A heart became available, but when the heart donor flat-lined, Burke and Alex attempted to take Dr. Hahn's heart in order for Denny to receive a heart that day. After Bailey realized she had too many things to look after, she handed over the keys of the clinic to Izzie, giving it to her. She had 10 letters of recommendation for her internship at Seattle Grace Hospital, all written by the patients at a hospital where she worked as a candy striper. Oh, my God! Izzie later returned to Seattle for a final PET scan and to ask Derek to put in a good word for her, so she could get a job in Tacoma and repair things with Alex. Around four years after leaving Seattle, Izzie was single and wanted children. However, after discovering another tumor in her brain due to the appearance of Denny, Meredith and Derek gave away their wedding to Izzie and Alex and they got married. Initially intending to clean out her locker, Izzie watched Cristina stitching up a heart from the gallery. When Alex Karev discovered her history as a model, he didn't waste any time in putting up her lingerie advertisements all over Seattle Grace Hospital. While dealing with the aftermath of her sexual encounter with George, Izzie was visited by the adoptive parents of the child she had given up years before. She enjoys baking her mother's chocolate cupcakes and finds out the secret ingredient is coconut extract. The shake-up also provides cover for Ellen Pompeo's maternity leave. Shonda probably didn’t do her best work when writing Izzie’s exit as the character was thoroughly disgraced before disappearing. Soon after she returned to work, she made an unforgivable mistake, accidentally administering the incorrect dosage of medicine to one of her patients. Yes, fired, as in dismissed or downsized. George noticed Izzie crying earlier and went to find her. The interns conclude that "Patient X" is fine, and at most she has an anxiety disorder. They had similar cancer, age, and treatment plans. She relocated to Baldwin City, Kansas and became a surgical oncologist. She even donated most of her money from Denny Duquette's check to a free clinic where she and Bailey often worked. When Alex was studying for his boards, Izzie finally broke down in front of him as she tried to help him study. Despite this, Izzie still agreed to donate bone marrow. Eventually, he moved back in and frequently had his new girlfriend, Dr. Callie Torres, over, much to Izzie's dismay. Title(s) As she struggled to get her feet grounded, she became more infatuated with George and his life, practically waiting for his marriage to Callie Torres to implode. Soon afterwards, she sent him divorce papers and he signed them. Later, Izzie gave Alex an ultimatum. And what have we got back here? Grandparents This caused Chief Webber to fire her. They broke up. Thinking Alex was partly to blame, Izzie wrote him a letter and left. This attitude, however, is not extended to certain individuals. Meredith also suggested to Izzie that she has obstetrics remove healthy eggs from her, for her future. After she was fired from SGMW, she left Alex. Realizing that there was nothing left to repair, Izzie went to Meredith's house to pack her stuff. (Literally, wha Izzie, and the actress who played her, Katherine Heigl, were an integral part of the medical drama since its inception in 2005. Engaged to Denny Duquette until his death, she is now in a relationship with her ex-husband, Alex Karev. Izzie says she always chooses the dog piece when she plays Monopoly. Which was done by using an MRI. Their feelings for each other started to spark again after Izzie and Alex had sex for the first time following the bomb in the body cavity incident. These episodes are Izzie-centric or are otherwise very informative about her life. She quickly got back on her feet and continued working as a surgeon, although some thought it was too soon and after concerns from Owen Hunt, Derek Shepherd and Alex, Izzie was fired during the merger with Mercy West, although the chief used the standard speech and claimed it was due to budget cutbacks. He kissed her and they later decided to go steady. Izzie was annoyed at Alex for ruining the date and not kissing her until Alex went to Joe's and kissed her passionately. If Izzie were in fact pregnant, the timing could be fortuitous for the put-upon Dr. Stevens. IzCricketDr. She likes seeing others happy and is constantly trying to cheer people up. Izzie always thinks there's some good in people, no matter how bad they are. Alex took Izzie out on a date, but Izzie was insulted that he wasn't acting like himself and he didn't bother to kiss her goodnight, not knowing that Alex felt "off his game" because he heard that he failed his boards. Eventually, he did but after his disastrous sexual encounter with her, he moved out of the house, much to Izzie's disappointment. George confronted Izzie about it in a linen closet at the hospital and after they almost kissed, George left in a surge of guilt. At the beginning of her internship, Izzie struggled with others' assumptions of her as an incompetent doctor, due to the fact that she used to be a lingerie model. Alexis StevensEli Stevens She is an excellent baker and obsessive cleaner. Grey's Anatomy Universe Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Izzie responded saying that Seattle Grace wasn't her home anymore, that it was just a place she used to work at and she can do that anywhere. She later returns to the hospital when she found out Alex wasn’t the cause of her getting fired and went to … Both initially agreed to keep it a secret between each other, saying it would never happen again and it didn't mean anything. Lexie was the daughter of Thatcher Grey and his second wife, Susan. As a child, she was bright and skipped third grade. Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 McDreamy cameo: Will Derek Shepherd return again to the ABC drama? Izzie was a reasonably good doctor but when she cut Denny Duquette's LVAD wire, she was going to be suspended but instead quit. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Since her school didn't have a lot of money, they just converted the gym. Assuming Alex was partly to blame, she wrote him a letter, explaining that she was leaving her job, Seattle and him. When she started her internship, Izzie was dating the professional hockey player Hank. Meredith begged her not to throw the people that loved her aside and not to leave, as it was her home. After Callie disclosed the fact that she was somewhat wealthy and was paying most of their bills herself and didn't mind doing so, a hurt George told Meredith, who told Izzie. Initially, the other doctors wanted to abide by the DNR, but Richard soon gave in, stating, "Screw the DNR," and started to resuscitate her.. Meanwhile, Alex invited Dr. Erica Hahn to replace Dr. Burke on Denny's heart transplant surgery. Well, Dr. Izzie Stevens is getting fired. Izzie later admitted to George that she was in love with him, leaving him speechless. She lived in a trailer park with her mother who nicknamed her \"Cricket.\"As a teenager, Izzie worked as a waitress and had savings for college but her mother spent most of the money on psychics. Biographical Information Due to mistakes on her part, Izzie was fired from the hospital. She was eventually taken off of probation after helping a victim of the ferry boat crash..  She later went to live with her mother in Chehalis for a few months in the Winter after she left Alex. Izzie agreed to donate bone marrow to save her daughter's life, causing her emotional grief, Dr. Bailey helped Izzie keep her daughter a secret from the other interns and helped her during the beginning of the bone marrow harvest. He went to Kansas to visit them, decided to stay, and began a life with Izzie and their family. She and George both realized they couldn't pretend their sexual encounter never happened, especially because their feelings for each other keep getting in the way. When Bailey got approval for a free clinic, Izzie realized Denny's money could fund it, and she put almost all of her inheritance towards the new clinic, naming it the Denny Duquette Memorial Clinic. The next day, George had no recollection of their intimacy the previous night and didn't remember until he was having lunch with Callie and her father. Izzie gets laid off in the big merger and vanishes for a handful of episodes. For a while she refused to speak to him until spontaneously at Joe's bar, he kissed her. Alex Karev was later reassigned as Miranda's resident. She told him either to be the nice guy or the jerk but he couldn't be both. 110 Chambers has been a pivotal part of Grey's and has become a key confidant for … She tried to get the opinion of Alex, Cristina, Meredith, and George. When she realized that Denny appearing was because she was sick, the set up a competition to diagnose patient X. Izzie was fired from Seattle Grace after accidentally giving a patient the wrong dosage of a medicine, which caused the patient to miss out on a much-needed kidney transplant. The episode ended with a montage of scenes recapping Alex and Izzie's romance. executive producer Eriq La Salle ‘retires’ from show, Survivor 41 spoilers: No returning castaways this season. You want to call me Dr. Model? Izzie started hallucinating her dead fiancé, Denny Duquette. Infuriated at his indiscretion, Callie kicked George out of their hotel room after voicing her opinion that Izzie "had feelings" for George. Bailey convinced the Chief to let her return but with a strict probation which doesn't allow her to have contact with patients and an inferiority to her fellow interns. Izzie and George O'Malley went to dermatology, Daisy Pepman removed her mole and told her she shouldn't be worried about it. Let's look at that tattoo up close and personal, shall we? During the budget cuts at Seattle Grace, Izzie accidentally administered an incorrect dosage of medicine to a patient, causing her not to get a much-needed kidney transplant. Izzie and Alex didn’t exactly end things well — she was fired from the Grey Sloan surgical program, and she thought that Alex was to blame, so she wrote him a letter and bounced. Izzie Stevens is an attending surgical oncologist. Alex said their life together was at stake and eventually urged for the surgery, however. That was essentially the end of their relationship. When Denny died, she baked so many muffins that she gave baskets filled with them to. In the upcoming season 6 of Better Call Saul, do you think Nacho Varga will get killed off by the Salamancas or Gus Fring? When she discovered that she had cancer and other people started to learn, she finally admitted herself as a patient, she just designed Meredith and Derek's wedding and was quizzed on medical trivia by Bailey. A Hard Day's Night Izzie decided to try going into cardiothoracic surgery but was met by a determined Cristina, who was also trying to make a career in the same department. This sparked their first relationship, though Alex still struggled to become intimate with Izzie. She is also a hopeless romantic. She lived in a trailer park with her mother who nicknamed her "Cricket.". Izzie only ever sees Denny when she hallucinates, as he is the person she associates most with death. George later admitted he loved Izzie too, despite his strange reaction to her when she confessed her love to him. Their relationship fizzled out, and George moved into an apartment with Lexie Grey. After taking multiple jibes, Callie told George it was because Izzie was in love with him. 1980 or 1981 M.D. Derek learned that Tacoma didn't want to hire her because of her history, but he planned on hiring Izzie back once he was given the job of Chief of Surgery. In Grey's Anatomy Season 6, Izzie was fired from the hospital's surgical program. Model(Dr.) Bethany WhisperTiny TimIzzie McGeePatient XO'Malley 2.0BlondieDollfaceCancer WifeBridezillaVice President of FantasylandLewis and ClarkTinkerbell Alex called for Cristina, who arrived shortly before Richard Webber and Miranda Bailey arrived and he demanded that they resuscitate her, but Cristina told the others that Izzie signed a DNR. She also had an older half-sister Meredith Grey, born to Thatcher and his ex-wife Ellis, a famed surgeon. A more complete gallery with pictures of Izzie Stevens can be found here. After George received a letter telling him he'd been accepted to Mercy West Medical Center, pending the results of the intern exam, Izzie tried to convince him not to leave by saying she had no romantic feelings towards him. She bonded fastest with George. Izzie's DNR order is ignored and successfully resuscitated. CurrentAttending Surgical OncologistFormerClinic Director Let’s study them, shall we? This reignited her passion for medicine, and she returned to Seattle Grace. Though Izzie did return later in Season 6 to try and rekindle things with Alex, h… Have you had enough, or should I continue, because I have a few more very interesting tattoos. After some time mourning Denny, endlessly baking and a visit from Miranda Bailey, Izzie started to heal. The three of them live out on the country in Baldwin City, Kansas, where she now works as a surgical oncologist. As Alex and Izzie talked, he described it being as if no time had passed between them and felt they left something unfinished. She and George soon became Meredith's roommates. Professional Information Webber, Bailey and Cristina ignored the DNR order by Izzie and attempted to resuscitate her when she crashed.. Izzie met Denny, a cardio patient, who immediately took a liking to Izzie. At only 16, Izzie gave birth to a daughter who she subsequently gave up for adoption. After some time, George and Izzie realized that their relationship was not working as they had very little chemistry. Izzie was meant to be written out in Season 6 due to personal differences between Katherine Heigl and Shonda Rhimes.