Eric Ferguson is scheduled to undergo elective surgery on his spine Friday to relieve numbness in his arms and hands, according Chicago Media Blogster Robert Feder.
one-half of the top-rated morning team of Eric & Kathy on WTMX FM 101.9 FM said
he’d been putting off the procedure for years. “It’s just gotten to a point
from a comfort level that I want to get it done and get it over with,” he told
The surgery to correct spinal stenosis will involve removal of a disk and fusion of vertebrae to relieve pressure on the spinal cord.
How soon he’ll return to his show on the Hubbard Broadcasting hot adult-contemporary station “just kind of depends on how I feel over the weekend,” he said.
According to the latest Nielsen Audio survey,
Ferguson and partner Kathy
Hart dominate morning listenership among adults between 25 and 54 with a
commanding 10.2 percent share — double their next closest competitor. They’re
in their 18th year together on the Mix.