Dr. Victor Desa, a renowned surgeon who contributed his expertise and his time to the local community, has died at the age of 72.
Desa died in Rochester this morning, reports WBTA.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
Among Dr. Desa's service to the community was time spent on the boards of United Memorial Medical Center and HomeCare & Hospice.
He was also always open to sharing with local residents his knowledge of the healthcare system, making frequent public appearances to speak on the topic.