Surgeon General Jerome Adams aids medical emergency on flight

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He said the person is now doing well.

The Trump administration's surgeon general, Jerome Adams, intervened on board a Delta Airlines flight Wednesday from Atlanta to Jackson, Miss., to help a passenger having a medical emergency.

Dr. Jerome Adams was aboard flight 1827 from Ft.

The spokesperson said that the passenger regained consciousness, but Adams recommended the individual still be taken to a hospital.

Adams, who was traveling to MS for public events, tweeted about the situation.

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Adams, who has served as surgeon general since September of previous year, is an anesthesiologist, according to his official biography.

The surgeon tweeted about the entire experience by writing, "They asked if there was a Doctor on board to help with a medical emergency". We certainly thank you for volunteering as well as your service.

Adams was traveling to MS for public events Thursday. Dr. Adams, who started as surgeon general in September 2017, is an anesthesiologist, according to his official biography. Adams telephoned the passenger's spouse to explain the situation and helped escort the individual off the plane to medical personnel waiting at the gate. "Thank you so much for sharing this with us".

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant also offered up praise, tweeting, "Nice job, Dr. Adams!" on Wednesday.