Kim Raver Promoted To Series Regular On “Grey’s Anatomy”

Kim Raver has joined the cast of Grey’s Anatomy as a series regular just two months after scrubbing in at Seattle Grace, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

Kim made her debut in the ninth episode of the medical drama’s current sixth season, playing Teddy Altman, a new cardio surgeon brought in by her former Army colleague Owen. The doc wasted no time stirring things up with a love triangle between surgeon lovers Owen and Cristina.

According to The Reporter, the 40-year-old actress –who has previously starred in 24 and Lipstick Jungle – is expected to appear in all expect one of the remaining episodes of the season

Grey’s Anatomy returns to ABC Jan. 16.