Anderson Cooper Back on CNN After Weekend Appendectomy


By Brian Flood, TVNewser@Media  December 2, 2014



Anderson Cooper returned to the air Tuesday night after undergoing an emergency appendectomy over the weekend.

The CNN newser had stomach pains starting last Tuesday when he was in Ferguson covering the protests. He traveled to France for Thanksgiving and the stomach pains got worse while overseas, but Cooper thought it was simply food poisoning. When Cooper landed back in NYC, his doctor told him over the phone that the symptoms appeared to be appendicitis. He immediately went to the doctor’s office and landed in the Emergency Room after a quick exam.

Cooper had successful surgery on Sunday and stayed overnight at New York hospital. He was sent home on Monday. Following a speedy recovery, Cooper was back on AC360 Tuesday night.

“I am very thankful for the efforts of my doctor and the doctors and nurses at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center,” Cooper said.


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