US Surgeon General helps passenger with medical emergency on flight to Jackson

Adams gestures while speaking at an event with U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump during a National African American History Month reception in Washington D.C. U.S. on Tuesday

Shortly after Dr. Adams posted the selfie, in which it appears he is still on board the plane, Delta replied - thanking him for volunteering, for his service, and for sharing the news.

The nation's surgeon general came to the rescue Wednesday of a sick passenger on a flight from Atlanta to Jackson, Miss. - answering a call if there was a doctor in the house with a buoyant "why yes".

"Why yes - yes there was", he recounted in the tweet. Fortunately, the U.S. Surgeon General was on board and was able to assist the flight crew with the patient.

"Prior to takeoff, Delta flight 1827 from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta returned to the gate following a customer illness".

A Delta airlines plane is seen on the tarmac of the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport
A Delta airlines plane is seen on the tarmac of the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport

There's no word on what the medical emergency was, but the Surgeon General says the patient is doing well. Adams called the patient's spouse and explained the situation. Neither the doctor nor the airline revealed what the passenger's medical issue was.

The Department of Health and Human Services did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Wednesday's incident.

The #USPHS to which he referred is the United States Public Health Services Commissioned Corps. He previously served as Indiana State Health Commissioner from 2014 to 2017.

Adams, an anesthesiologist, was headed to Jackson to take part in a panel discussion Thursday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center about opioid abuse.

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