Regis Philbin, 75, is recovering after he successfully underwent triple-bypass surgery on Wednesday. According to the New York Post, the operation was performed at Weill Cornell Medical Center by Dr. O. Wayne Isom, who performed quintuple-bypass surgery on David Letterman in January 2000.
Philbin’s Live With Regis & Kelly co-host Kelly Ripa sent her well wishes on Thursday morning’s show. “Regis, we love you so much. Come back to us.” Regis is expected to be out for five weeks.
Regis is expected to be out for five weeks.