02/24/2010 AT 10:00 AM EST
Leave it to Jack Bauer to bounce back this fast: 24
star Kiefer Sutherland will return to work only two weeks after undergoing elective surgery.
"Kiefer's been cleared to return to work, and we resume production March 1," Fox spokesman Chris Alexander told E! online
The actor, 43, had an outpatient procedure to treat a cyst that had ruptured near his kidney.
– Kristin Boehm