Son pays tribute to rheumatologist who died in floodwaters

Dr Alex Klestov's family hopes to raise enough funds to ensure his patients in Central and South-East Queensland have access to rheumatology services in their region
Dr Alex Klestov with his granddaughter, Chloe.

The family of the rheumatologist swept to his death in the Queensland’s floods have set up a fund to honour their father and help fill the huge gap he left behind for his patients. 

Dr Alex Klestov, 76, was trapped in floodwaters last month as he drove home after treating patients in Rockhampton.