Jason Thompson Joins Y&R

Jason Thompson Exits General Hospital

One of General Hospitals docs is clocking out.

Jason Thompson, who plays Dr. Patrick Drake, is leaving the ABC daytime soap after 10 years, the actor announced Friday on Instagram.

“It was not an easy decision but I feel like it’s time to hang up Dr. Patrick Drake’s white coat and scrubs,” the actor wrote, giving thanks to his bosses and the fans who “changed my life.”

Read Thompson’s full statement below: