Detroit Mayor Thanks Well-Wishers During Recovery

DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is saying “thank you” to his well-wishers as he recovers at home.

Bing underwent surgery after doctors found blood clots in his lungs.

In an editorial in the Detroit Free Press, the mayor says his recovery is on track and he expects to be back in the office by the end of this month.

In mid-march the Mayor underwent surgery that was needed to repair a perforation of the intestines, according to a statement from Communications Director Bob Warfield.

On April 5, reported that Mayor Bing was being treated for acute pulmonary embolism.

“Mayor Bing is being treated for acute pulmonary embolism in each lung,” said Dr. John Popovich, president and CEO of Henry Ford Hospital and a board-certified pulmonologist with extensive experience and research with this disorder.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Places To See Indie Rock In DetroitIt's called Detroit Rock City for a reason.
Guide: Best Barbecue In Metro DetroitSometimes, nothing hits the spot like good barbecue.

Watch & Listen LIVE