Richard Tubb was the personal physician to President George W. Bush as well as being personal physician to Vice President Al Gore during the Clinton Administration. He is a brigadier general in the United States Air Force. His predecessor as White House Physician was Eleanor Mariano. The current acting Physician to the President is Navy Captain Jeffrey Kuhlman.
As White House Physician, he was a Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Medical Unit, a component of the White House Military Office, that is part of the Executive Office of the President".