Sandra Oh to exit `Grey`s Anatomy` after season 10

Updated: Aug 14, 2013, 13:32 PM IST

Los Angeles: Sandra Oh, the original cast member of `Grey`s Anatomy` is leaving the medical drama after its upcoming tenth season.

Oh played the character of Cristina Yang on the ABC series, reported E!News.

"It`s been a great privilege to play the character of Cristina Yang on GA and I am both sad and excited to see where this, her final season will take her," Oh said in a statement.

Series creator Shonda Rhimes said, "I can`t quantify how grateful I am for her collaboration on a character we both love so deeply."

This is not for the first time that the series has witnessed a high-profile exit. Actors Katherine Heigl, Eric Dane and Isaiah Washington.

PTI