EntertainmentCelebrities Sam Smith expected to make full recovery from vocal cord surgery By WILL MENDELSON email@example.com May 19, 2015 2:45 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Talk about a very good birthday present of sorts. Sam Smith celebrated both his birthday and some other personal good news yesterday. Massachusetts General Hospital said that they expected Smith, 22, to make a full recovery from his recent vocal cord surgery. Smith, who underwent surgery for recurrent vocal cord bleeding, delivered his Billboard Music Award acceptance speech Sunday night for "top male artist" with cue cards. We're so glad to hear Smith is doing well, and we wish him the happiest of birthdays! By WILL MENDELSON firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.