‘Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Surgery Gets Delayed

by | May 29, 2012 at 7:12 PM | American Idol, Celebrities

American Idol winner Phillip Phillips (FOX)

American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips was slated to go under the knife today due to his kidney ailments but that surgery has now been postponed due to a fever from a bad sinus infection.

TMZ reports that Phillips, who has undergone eight previous surgeries due to a congenital kidney condition that creates massive kidney stones that are too large to pass, is now slated to have the surgery sometime early next week.

Of course, Phillips made headlines for his flare-ups throughout this past season of “Idol” that required a stent to be implanted in order for him to compete.

“I’ve got great doctors who have been working with me and great people,” he recently told E!