Comedy Central announced the news via Twitter Wednesday, adding that "the procedure went well and he is currently recuperating from the surgery."
A new episode of The Daily Show is expected to air on Thursday, according to Comedy Central. Filmmaker David Holbrooke was scheduled to be Noah's guest on Wednesday'sepisode. (An encore episode will air instead.) Actress Regina King is booked for Thursday.
This will be the first episode Noah has missed since he took over hosting duties in September.