gallbladder http://wuis.org en Sen. Mark Kirk Hospitalized for Gall Stones http://wuis.org/post/sen-mark-kirk-hospitalized-gall-stones <p>Illinois U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has had his gall bladder removed. The procedure happened Monday morning at a hospital in the northern suburbs of Chicago.</p><p>Kirk checked himself in to Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital on Saturday. He reported feeling pain in his abdomen. Doctors diagnosed gall stones, and decided to remove his gall bladder.</p><p>Dr. Kim Sobinsky did the 30-minute operation. He says most patients recover pretty quickly.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:33:41 +0000 Brian Mackey 14646 at http://wuis.org Sen. Mark Kirk Hospitalized for Gall Stones