the head of the United States Public Health Service
the senior medical officer in an Army or Navy
- They took me to the surgeon general's office.
- The Surgeon General was appointed by the President of the U. S.
- The surgeon general says there is no safe level of secondhand smoke.
- I expect that a public statement by the surgeon general is in the offing.
- The surgeon general had determined that cigarette smoking is dangerous to your health.
- The surgeon general says there is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke.