Natalie Grant Praises God for Outcome of Her Thyroid Surgery
Leah Marieann Klett : Oct 16, 2017
"It'll be a minute before I belt out 'How Great Thou Art again.' But Jesus protected my voice during surgery, and I know He'll restore it to full strength ...We will share pathology news early next week." -Natalie Grant
(Nashville, TN)—[Gospelherald.com] CCM artist Natalie Grant has revealed there was "no damage done" to her vocal chords after undergoing thyroid surgery to remove tumors and praised God for the positive news. (Photo: Natalie Grant following surgery/via Gospel Herald)
On Saturday, less than a week after undergoing surgery, the "King of the World" singer shared an update with her fans.
"Quick update since I know I haven't posted in a bit! I'm feeling much stronger today. The first couple of days following surgery were pretty rough, mostly due to the intubation tube," she wrote.
"I know many of you are asking about my voice," she continued. "I won't post it here for those who are squeamish (ha, ha), but my surgeon filmed a bit of my surgery, showing him stimulating my vocal chords and the nerve that controls the upper range of my voice. I can tell you that all is as it should be, and there was no damage done to my vocal chords!"
Grant said that God is faithful, and her surgeon is the "best of the best"—in fact, he played her music in the operating room during the surgery.
"We had numerous confirmations about my doctor before my surgery, but I know that God absolutely led us to Dr. James Netterville," she said. "He's an authority in head and neck cancers, but also understands the intricacies of the voice. His skilled hands were the perfect ones to do this surgery. On top of it all, he loves Jesus, and that just added a beautiful layer of peace, knowing my surgeon was trusting the Great Physician to guide and direct him..."
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