Saratoga Hospital’s Dr. Desmond DelGiacco Honored with Community Service Award

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, April 8, 2013 — The medical staff of Saratoga Hospital recently presented its Community Service Award to Dr. Desmond DelGiacco in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to patients, the hospital, the medical staff and the community.

DelGiacco, a pulmonologist, has been a member of the Saratoga Hospital medical staff since 1981. He is among the hospital’s most respected physicians and is beloved and admired by patients, staff and colleagues.

“His brilliance and integrity are well-balanced by a great sense of humor,” said Dr. Joseph Bell, “but most important is his unwavering belief that it is a privilege to care for patients.”

Bell, who is president of the Saratoga Hospital medical staff, presented the award at the most recent medical staff meeting. He praised DelGiacco for his compassion, his exceptional clinical expertise and his willingness to share that expertise as a teacher and mentor.



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