Bret Michaels Heart Surgery Gets Underway In Arizona

Bret Michaels Heart Surgery Gets Underway

By: Bill Waters
Staff Writer
Published: Dec 21, 2021

Bret Michaels heart surgery gets underway in Arizona. Bret Michaels is very positive and knows there are risks for his upcoming heart surgery. The singer remains upbeat and ready to get it over with.

Michaels will have the operation at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

"I gotta tell ya, I'm very positive," Michaels told PEOPLE magazine in a statement. "I feel positive they're going to do an amazing job. They've done thousands of these operations."

The musician is familiar with the facility where had his emergency appendectomy in April, followed shortly thereafter by a life-life-threatening brain hemorrhage, then a mini-stroke in May, which is when doctors found the hole in his heart.

"I'd say if everything goes well, I'll spend about three days in the hospital. And then about three weeks after that just really, really, really taking it easy," Michaels said in a statement.

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