Jay Leno’s time within the hospital has come to an finish, simply in time for Thanksgiving.
The former “Tonight Show” host was launched from the Grossman Burn Center on Monday, greater than every week after he was hospitalized for extreme burn accidents.
“After a 10-day stay at the facility, Jay will receive follow-up care at the Grossman Outpatient Burn Clinic for burns to his face, chest and hands he received during a fire at his home garage,” the Grossman Burn Center mentioned in a press release shared with The Times on Monday. “He is looking forward to spending Thanksgiving with his family and friends and wishes everyone a wonderful holiday.”
Dr. Peter Grossman, the medical director on the Grossman Burn Center in West Hills, added that he’s “pleased with Jay’s progress, and I am optimistic that he will make a full recovery.”
The medical heart additionally shared a photograph of Leno in an all-denim outfit standing and smiling with a number of Grossman Burn Center staffers.
On Nov. 12, the “Jay Leno’s Garage” star, and car fanatic, obtained severe accidents when he was engaged on a automobile in his Burbank storage. His launch comes simply days after Grossman shared in a press briefing final week that Leno obtained a mixture of second- and third-degree burns to his face, hand and chest.
Burbank fireplace paramedics responded to an emergency medical name on the star’s storage and transported him to an emergency room, in accordance with the hearth division.
Leno will return house after present process a number of surgical procedures — together with a surgical excision to take away broken tissue — and hyperbaric oxygen remedy.
During final week’s press briefing, Grossman added that Leno was in “good spirits” throughout his restoration. The medical professional mentioned the “Tonight Show” star handed out cookies to kids on the medical heart and was “walking around and cracking jokes.”
“He seems to be a gentleman who really just does not want to make a big deal of this. He wants to move forward and he wants to get back to work,” Grossman mentioned. “I had to tell him that he needs to step it back a little bit and just realize that some of [this] takes time.”
During Leno’s 10-day keep on the Grossman Burn Center, pal and fellow comedian Tim Allen paid him a go to. On Thursday, the “Santa Clauses” star instructed TMZ within the medical heart’s car parking zone about Leno’s situation.
“He’s handsome, and he’s happy, and the hospital’s doing a great job taking care of him,” Allen mentioned.