Rep. Pocan undergoes bypass surgery
MADISON, Wis. — Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan of Wisconsin has undergone triple bypass surgery as a pre-emptive step for a cardiac problem.
That’s the word from his office on Wednesday. In a statement, his office said the congressman is doing well and looking forward to a speedy recovery.
Today, Mark today underwent a triple bypass surgery as a preemptive measure to a cardiac issue. The surgery went well and Mark is looking forward to a speedy recovery so he can return to Washington soon to continue fighting for the people of Wisconsin. https://t.co/nipu8HTx5U
— Rep. Mark Pocan (@repmarkpocan) November 8, 2017
The 53-year-old Pocan is a three-term lawmaker representing a southern Wisconsin district that includes Madison.
Pocan had the surgery at UnityPoint Health-Meriter in Madison.
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