‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips — Big Surgery Imminent

Newly-crowned “American Idol” champ Phillip Phillips will finally undergo urgent kidney surgery next week, our sources has learned.

our sources broke the story … Phillips doctors ordered him to undergo a procedure to fix his severe kidney stone problems — which have worsened since the singer went on “Idol” — but Phillip refused, insisting on finishing the show first.

But now that it”s all over … and Phillip won … we”re told he”s finally planning on getting the operation in L.A. in the next 7-10 days.

We”re told Phillip”s parents will be flying in for support.

Kidney operations are no joke — Phillip can expect to spend several days in the hospital, followed by a 6-week recovery period.