Gallagher — Brand New Ticker Tube After Heart Attack #5

Legendary comedian Gallagher is rocking some fresh hardware after his latest heart attack — his FIFTH to be exact — claiming doctors installed a brand new stent in a major artery to keep his ticker pumping.

Jonathon Brandmeier from WGN Radio in Chicago called Gallagher”s cell phone this morning on a whim — and the comedian actually answered … holed up in a hospital room after surgery.

As we previously reported, Gallagher suffered yet another heart attack this weekend in Arizona — just days after being released from a Texas hospital, following a previous heart attack.

Gallagher tells Brandmeier, the Arizona doctor cleaned out his old stents and even installed a new one — but even though he”s feeling better … he”s in no hurry to go back on stage. In fact, Gallagher says his stand-up career is over.