It's not part of the usual battery of tests given to a president and may reflect an outpouring of coverage and commentary questioning whether Trump is mentally fit for office.
The doctor says he's found "no reason whatsoever" to think the president has any issues with his thought process. Drawing a clock with the correct time and naming three animals identified on the assessment. It is not a psychological exam.
Navy doctor Ronny Jackson provided a more detailed readout Tuesday following Trump's first physical last Friday at the Walter Reed military hospital.
He said that despite his good health, he spoke with the president about losing 10-15 pounds through diet and exercise.
CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Wednesday asserted unequivocally that President Donald Trump has heart disease.
The average grade for the 30-point test is 27.4, though a score over 26 is considered "normal".
Trump also allegedly said in that meeting that instead of granting temporary residence to citizens of countries affected by natural disasters, wars or epidemics, the USA should receive immigrants from countries like Norway.
Though the session detailing the results of Trump's first presidential physical was lengthy, stretching almost an hour, Jackson was unable to answer whether Trump showed signs of any bone spurs when asked Tuesday.
Jackson said he will have a nourishment master come meet with the White House gourmet specialists. "He has incredible genes I just assume", Jackson said.
The White House physician also declared the president as "very healthy" and his overall health "excellent" in spite of his unhealthy habits. "He continues to enjoy the significant long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol", he said.
It was a rambling, off-the-cuff affair that was more spectacle than substantial, a fitting banner for Trump's first year. "I mean, I'm strong, physically", Trump told Reuters.
"I would say he sleeps four to five hours a night, and hes probably been that way his whole life".
Among them was Dr Jackson, whose official title is Physician to the President.
Jackson has worked at the White House since 2006 and participated in several presidential physicals, overseeing two of President Barack Obama's exams. "And then to be called into the President's office to explain it to him and find that we've been sandbagged", Durbin added. That letter reported his cholesterol levels were controlled with medication and were within the healthy range for a man his age.
His cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended - as such, the president takes Crestor, a cholesterol-lowering medication. Therefore, exercising is bad.
Trump is now taking several types of daily medication, Jackson wrote, including aspirin; Rosuvastatin to lower cholesterol; Finasteride to aid in the prevention of male pattern hair loss; Ivermectin to treat rosaccea when needed; and a multivitamin product.