Trump Completes Second Physical, Said to Be in Good Health

Alicia Ault

February 08, 2019

After undergoing a 4-hour physical exam today, President Donald J. Trump was pronounced in good health.

The exam — led by Sean Conley, DO, who became the chief White House physician in March 2018 after Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, MD, stepped down — was conducted in consultation with 11 specialists, according to a memo from Conley made public by the White House.

The president was examined at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and did not undergo any procedures requiring sedation or anesthesia, Conley said.

"While the reports and recommendations are being finalized, I am happy to announce the President of the United States is in very good health, and I anticipate he will remain so for the duration of his Presidency, and beyond," Conley said.

The words echo Jackson's following Trump's exam in January 2018. Jackson said then that "the president's overall health is excellent" and added, "I feel very confident that he has a very strong and a very probable possibility of making it completely through his presidency with no serious medical issues."

Conley has not yet reported whether Trump received any cognitive testing during this year's exam.

Full details of this year's physical are expected to be released soon.

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