greys anatomy isaiah washington ellen pompeo on set 'Grey's Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo shares photo with Isaiah Washington back on set Dr. Burke is officially back on “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Ellen Pompeo shared a photo on Instagram on Friday (March 28) with her arm around Isaiah Washington on set of the ABC medical drama. “BURKE IS BACK,” Pompeo writes. “#itsallgoodinthehood #burkeisback”

Despite Washington’s controversial exit from “Grey’s Anatomy” during Season 3, both Pompeo and Washington are all smiles in the pic now that he’s back nearly seven years later. Washington even shared a photo of his own on Twitter:

Washington will be back for one episode this season as a part of Sandra Oh’s farewell as she departs the series after Season 10. Creator Shonda Rhimes has said that it was necessary to bring Burke back to give closure to Cristina’s story before she leaves.

How do you think Burke will return onscreen?

“Grey’s Anatomy” airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

Posted by:Sydney Bucksbaum