Michael Lohan Undergoes Heart Surgery

Lindsay Lohan's father Michael Lohan is undergoing heart surgery on Friday after being rushed to a hospital in Florida with chest pains and high blood pressure, his spokeswoman told Reuters.

Lohan was hospitalized on Thursday night after complaining of shortness of breath and chest pains. He registered a high blood pressure reading of 200/110 and was taken by an ambulance crew.

An anonymous source has told TMZ that doctors discovered a blood clot in Michael Lohan’s lungs after conducting a number of tests

The 51-year-old Lohan is at the Gulf Coast Hospital in Fort Myers where he is having a stent inserted and a blood clot removed from his lung. He is expected to recover within a week, his spokeswoman said.

Lohan was arrested back in October on domestic battery charges in Florida after former girlfriend Kathryn Major filed a report with local police. He was sentenced to two years probation and ordered to spend the first four months at a residential treatment center in Fort Myers, Florida.

He had previously complained of chest pains and been taken to a hospital in October.

Lohan underwent surgery in February to clear blockage in the posterior inter-ventricular artery of his heart.