Dr. Fernando Jose Checo MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Fernando Checo is an orthopedic surgeon in Hicksville, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Plainview Hospital and Syosset Hospital. He received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine and has been in practice for 8 years. He is one of 30 doctors at Plainview Hospital and one of 20 at Syosset Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Plainview Hospital

Syosset Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Connecticut
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2006–2011

New England Baptist Hospital
Fellowship, Spine Surgery, 2011–2012

Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
Class of 2006

Binghamton University
Other Training, Biological Science, 1998–2000

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Butterfield Award (Chief Resident), University of Connecticut

Dean’s List, Meharry Medical College
2003

Dean’s List, Meharry Medical College
2004

Honors in Surgery, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Radiology and Family Medicine Clerkships

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Best PGY III Orthopaedic Teaching Resident, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
2009

Meharry Medical College Geriatric Symposium Scholarship
2004

The Chancellor’s National Dean’s List
2005

The Randle E. Pollard, M.D Award for Excellence
2006

Undergraduate Dean’s List Fall
1996

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
1998

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Medical Students
2004

Publications & Presentations

Bone tunnel and suture anchor fixation of distal biceps tendon ruptures.
Checo, F.J., Rodner, C.M.

Cervical Spine Postoperative Practice Patterns: variations in cervical collar, imaging and physical therapy utilization
Checo FJ, Mohr RA, Leger R, Swanson B 2012 5 1

Checo FJ, Smith H, Lee Larr 2012 1 1

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