CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson discharged from hospital after kidney transplant, 'making great progress'

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Saturday, September 2, 2017
CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson has successful kidney transplant
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson underwent successful kidney transplant Wednesday, his doctors said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was released from the hospital Saturday afternoon, three days after having a kidney transplant surgery, according to the hospital.

In a statement from Rush University Medical Center, they said: "According to Mr. Johnson's transplant team, his kidney function is excellent. He is in good condition and making great progress."

Johnson received a kidney from his 25-year-old son Daniel, who was released on Thursday.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and his son were recovering well Thursday after undergoing kidney transplant surgery.

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