In iron man 3 , when Tony has the shrapnel removed from his chest he goes to a specialist in New York. A man he has met at a few Galas before. The famous surgeon offers to do the risky surgery. This man is called Stephen Strange.
James ‘Rhodey’ Rhodes / Iron Patriot→ Iron Man 3 ↳ Listen, the Pentagon is scared. After New York… aliens, come on. They need to look strong. Stopping the Mandarin is priority, but it’s not… It’s not superhero business, I get it. No, it’s not, quite frankly. It’s American business.