White House Physician

Book Reviews

From Project Muse:

“Most historians of medicine know that the physicians of presidents Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy misled the public about their patients’ illnesses, but what about the dozens of other men (and, occasionally, women) who have cared for American chief executives?

In The White House Physician, Ludwig M. Deppisch, a pathologist, has carefully told the stories of these other individuals. Not surprisingly, many of the trends he documents parallel larger developments in the history of medicine….”

White House Physician