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Located in Rochester, NY, the Monroe County Medical Society is a professional organization whose members are physicians, surgeons, residents and medical students. The society advocates for physicians and patients for the betterment of the medical profession and the health of the community.

2017 - 2018 Executive Committee of the Monroe County Medical Society

  • President: Peter Ronchetti, MD, a hand surgeon at Hand Surgery Associates, LLP;
  • President-Elect: Surinder Devgun, MD, a gastroenterologist at Rochester Gastroenterology Associates, LLP;
  • Secretary: Lisa Smith, MD, an internist/pediatrician at Ridgewood Med-Peds;
  • Treasurer, Edith Grannum, MD, a family practice physician in solo practice at The Family Medicine Practice of Edith Grannum MD
  • Member-at-Large: Wallace Johnson, MD, an internist and director of the University of Rochester Center for Primary Care;
  • Member-at-Large: Stephanie Siegrist, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon in solo practice at Stephanie E. Siegrist MD, LLC; and
  • Immediate Past President: Steven Ognibene, MD, a colon-rectal surgeon at Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, PC;

Officers of the Seventh District Branch MSSNY

  • Edward C. Tanner, MD (Monroe) - President
  • Werner K. Brammer, MD (Steuben) - First Vice President
  • Daniel J. Koretz, MD (Wayne) - Secretary/Treasurer

2017 - 2018 Board of Censors

  • Matthew Fleig, MD
  • Wade Hedegard, MD
  • Shylasree Krishnan, MD
  • Sam Sbitany, MD
  • Christine Stewart, MD
  • Jerry Svoboda, MD

2017 - 2018 Delegates to MSSNY

  • Janine Fogarty, MD
  • Tarun Kothari, MD
  • Raymond Lanzafame, MD
  • John McIntyre, MD

2017 - 2018 Hospital Representatives

  • James Haley, MD, Unity
  • Robert M. Kerper, MD, Strong Memorial
  • Alexander L. Strasser, MD, Highland
  • Derek J. tenHoopen, MD, Rochester General