Trebek downplayed the operation as "a slight medical problem".
The show posted a video to its website on Thursday about the incident.
"Surgery was performed", he said "After two days in the hospital I came home and started recovery". The "Jeopardy" host published a video with a statement about his recent surgery. As a result, he developed a complication in his brain called a subdural hematoma, which doctors discovered around mid-December 2017.
Veteran news anchor Amanda Davis dies
Ho also wrote, "Davis was off the air for more than three years when CBS46 gave her another shot a year ago to anchor again". In Davis' last tweet on December 20, she thanked her friend Debbie Turman for sending flowers after the death of her father.
Trebek stated, "The prognosis is excellent, and I expect to be back in the studio taping more 'Jeopardy!' programs very, very soon".
Trebek has hosted more than 7,600 episodes of Jeopardy! since he first joined the show in 1984.
No timetable has been announced as to when Trebek will return to the show. Because the show is filmed months in advance, its broadcast schedule won't be affected with one exception: The upcoming College Championship, which was supposed to tape now, will film in March and air in April.
Jan 01 2018 Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room
When officers arrived, they eventually found an AR-15, a shotgun, a handgun, and plenty of ammo in the man's room, police said. Police said the man was arrested and jailed for unlawfully carrying a weapon and trespassing.
Dec 29 2017 U.S. to resume full visa services in Turkey
The employee of U.S. consulate was arrested over suspected links to a cleric blamed for last year's failed coup in Ankara. The embassy began processing visas on a "limited" basis in November following reassurances from Turkey.
Dec 28 2017 Obama beats Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll
Seventeen per cent of the Americans who polled said Obama was the man they admired most , down from 22 per cent past year . Clinton "remains arguably more prominent than other contenders", Jones wrote in a blog post announcing the findings.
Dec 27 2017 More Snow for Christmas Eve!
Temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s will feel more like the upper 20s to lower 30s during the day. Measurable snow on Christmas Eve in Seattle is a rare event, according to NWS Seattle officials.
Dec 24 2017 Crowds gather at Newgrange for winter solstice
What really matters is that the account is one more little nudge to feel better during the long slog of winter. This astronomical quirk happens because of Earth's 23.5-degree tilt and our elliptical orbit around the sun.