26 May 2012 8:57 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

He was crowned winner of "American Idol" this week, and now, Phillip Phillips has some medical business to attend to.

The 21-year-old singer will undergo kidney surgery on Tuesday afternoon, according to TMZ.

Following the much-needed operation, the Season 11 winner will recuperate at a Malibu mansion owned by a member of the "Idol" production team, the website reported.

The "Idol's" recovery could take up to six weeks, per TMZ.

As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, the singer recently revealed he's been battling kidney stones for about a year and that a stent was put in around ...

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