Donald Trump's Doctor: President in ‘Very Good Health’

Donald Trump's Doctor: President in ‘Very Good Health’

Donald Trump's Doctor: President in ‘Very Good Health’

Conley, in a White House released statement, also noted that during the four-hour long physical Trump "did not undergo any procedures requiring sedation or anesthesia".

The president spent the day at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland, where he was examined by his physician and 11 other board certified specialists for a total of four hours.

The 72-year-old President, who has high cholesterol and has disputed reports that he has a common form of heart disease, was given a diet and exercise plan over a year ago during his first physical since taking the Oval Office.

President Trump gives a thumbs up while walking on the South Lawn of the White House after arriving on Marine One on Friday. During the government shutdown, he even bragged about having the Clemson Tigers' White House visit "catered" by McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger King and Domino's Pizza.

His doctor then said the president was in "excellent health" but would do well to drop 10 to 15 pounds and shift to a low-fat, low-carb diet and take up a more defined exercise routine.

Trump's Friday physical will likely be overseen by Dr Sean Conley, who succeeded Jackson as the President's personal physician.

This is Trump's second health checkup since becoming president. But the doctor named as its author later said Mr Trump had written the letter himself. Nor has he been known to enter the White House gym for a workout.

Then-presidential physician Ronny Jackson a year ago released results from Trump's medical exam showing he was borderline obese - weighing 239 pounds at 6 feet, 3 inches tall - but declared the president to be "fit for duty" and in "excellent health".

No further details on the president's health have been released yet. Jackson denied the allegations but eventually withdrew his nomination.

Last Saturday, he was reinstalled as assistant to the president and chief medical adviser.

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