Treasury Secretary Geithner in Hospital for Surgery to Remove Kidney Stone

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner was hospitalized today to have surgery to remove a kidney stone.

Geithner “was admitted to George Washington University Hospital this morning for treatment of a kidney stone,” Treasury spokesman Steve Adamske said in a statement. “He will have a minor surgical procedure this afternoon to remove the kidney stone, and his physician expects that he will be discharged tomorrow with orders to rest this weekend. He has been told that he should expect to be able to return to work on Monday.”

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