Derek Hough’s Wife Hayley Erbert Has Emergency Surgery After Cranial Hematoma

Hayley Erbert Hough is recovering after a sudden health scare. Derek Hough revealed his wife and fellow dancer had emergency surgery after feeling disoriented at the end of a performance in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 6. The “Dancing with the Stars” judge shared the news in a personal Instagram post, revealing that Hayley was diagnosed with a cranial hematoma from a burst blood vessel and underwent an urgent craniectomy. Thankfully, Derek assured fans that the “So You Think You Can Dance” alum is in stable condition and he went on to share gratitude for the doctors, nurses and EMTs for stepping in to help. “I want to thank the first responders and medical personnel who have cared for and continue to care for her,” Derek wrote. “I ask for your prayers and positivity during this time.” Jenna Dewan and new “DWTS” champ Xochitl Gomez were among the famous friends who chimed in with loving and supportive comments alongside thousands of concerned fans.