According to the Free Press, the surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that will be completed at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
“He recently developed atrial fibrillation, and the procedure will seek to find the source of the abnormal heart rhythm and correct it,” a release said, according to the Free Press. “He is expected to stay in the hospital overnight and be released Friday.”
"I’m not going to be carried out feet first," he said. "I don’t want people to say I stayed too long."
In February, Dingell's wife Debbie announced she would run for her husband's seat.
UPDATE -- 1:18 p.m.: Roll Call reports Dingell is now "resting comfortably," according to his office.