OPERATIONS AND WHITE
HOUSE PHYSICIANS DURING REAGAN ADMINISTRATION
3/30/81 RR underwent surgery to have a bullet
removed from his left lung. Performed
at George Washington University Hospital by Dr. Benjamin Aaron
and Dr. Joseph Giordano.
9/83 RR began wearing a hearing
aid. Said to be the long term result of
a revolver being fired too close to his ears on a movie set 44 years prior.
had a polyp removed from his colon.
During the procedure a second, larger polyp was discovered. Performed at Bethesda
had surgery to have the second polyp, which was found to be cancerous, removed. Also at Bethesda and performed by Dr.
Dale Oller, USN, head of general surgery at Bethesda.
7/30/85 RR had surgery to have a basal cell
epithelioma, a form of skin cancer, removed from his nose.
7/31/87 RR had surgery to have a basal cell
epithelioma removed from his nose. Performed
at Bethesda Naval Medical Center by Captain Theodore Parlette, Chief of
Dermatology, Bethesda; Army Colonel John Hutton, Jr., White House physician;
and Rear Admiral William M. Narva, physician to Congress.
had elective surgery to have a Dupuytren’s contracture of his left hand (ring finger)
corrected. Performed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
PERSONAL PHYSICIANS TO
THE PRESIDENT DURING THE REAGAN ADMINISTRATION:
Daniel A. 1/21/81
T. Burton 1/02/85
John E., Jr. 1/01/87
Rodney W. Savage