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Obama Doc Raises Red Flags About Donald Trump Health, His Flaky Doc

Red flags have been raised about Donald Trump's health by President Obama's former doctor, who called for both candidates to release full medical records. (Photo: Getty)

Red flags have been raised about Donald Trump’s health by President Obama’s former doctor, who called for both candidates to release full medical records. (Photo: Getty)

President Obama’s former doctor David Scheiner raised red flags yesterday (Aug. 30) about Donald Trump’s health and destroyed his flaky doctor Harold Bornstein for claiming Trump’s health is “astonishingly excellent.”

Scheiner made the remarks in an interview on CNN.

Scheiner set the standard for health disclosures by presidential candidates when he wrote a detailed letter about Obama’s health in the 2012 campaign.

The same format was followed by 2012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney and in this election cycle by Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Clinton’s personal physician, Dr. Lisa Bardack, wrote a detailed two-page letter last month summarizing Clinton’s treatment for a brain concussion, blood clots affecting her legs and brain on separate occasions, an under-active thyroid gland and a family history of heart disease.

Bardack concluded that Clinton suffered from no serious health issues that would prevent her from carrying out her duties as president, according to The New York Times.

In December, Trump promised to produce a “full review” of his health.

Bornstein released his four-paragraph letter shortly afterward. It contained virtually no details about Trump’s physical condition. It’s been widely derided by medical professionals for using language that shows a lack of medical expertise.

Bornstein has since come under fire for lying about his medical credentials and hospital affiliations. He’s also backed off on his glowing language about Trump’s health in a subsequent interview.

In his interview, Obama’s doctor for more than 20 years pronounced the president in “excellent health,” when he was running and objected to Bornstein’s characterization of Trump’s health as “astonishingly excellent.”

“I was referring to a man who was in his mid-40s who was solid muscle and obviously in great condition. He was not 70-years-old, the oldest man to enter the White House should he be elected,” he said.

“This was arguably one of the most important things Dr. Bornstein ever wrote, and he showed absolutely no concern for the public to whom he wrote it,” he added.

“I also have problems with a gastroenterologist evaluating the mental health of a patient,” Scheiner said.

“Scheiner said Trump needs to release “real details” and “actual health records.” He called Trump “a bit overweight.”

He also raised questions about Clinton, who is 68 years old. He called Bardack’s far more detailed letter “well-written” and “professional.” But he said even that was not enough, given Clinton’s age and medical history.

He said Clinton should have had a “thorough neurological examination” this year, because of the effects concussions can have on cognitive ability.

“I think both of them should release their records,” he said.

Scheiner revealed that he is voting for Clinton, despite misgivings, because Donald Trump “scares the hell out of me.”

Check out his remarks below.

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