Dr. Robert Darling is the Chief Medical Officer of Patronus Medical Group, a concierge medical practice based in Virginia. He’s also a retired Navy Captain, who was the first Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician to serve as the White House Physician to the President of the United States, the Vice President, their families, and other senior government officials. During his Navy career, he served as Flight Surgeon aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. His career has provided him with a unique and respected perspective on healthcare. When he reached out to us to share his personal story and insights we naturally jumped at the opportunity.