Newly-crowned “American Idol” champ Phillip Phillips will finally undergo urgent kidney surgery next week, according to tmz.com…!
TMZ broke the story … Phillips doctors ordered him to undergo a procedure to fix his severe kidney stone problems — which have worsened since the singer went on “Idol” — but Phillip refused, insisting on finishing the show first.
But now that it’s all over … and Phillip won … we’re told he’s finally planning on getting the operation in L.A. in the next 7-10 days.
We’re told Phillip’s parents will be flying in for support.
Kidney operations are no joke — Phillip can expect to spend several days in the hospital, followed by a 6-week recovery period. from: tmz.com
More on Phillip’s health woes during Idol, here.
Best of luck, Phillip! The world will be waiting for your music, when you’re all healed! Take care of yourself!