Dr. Fernando Jose Checo MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Fernando Checo is an orthopedic surgeon in Farmington, Connecticut. He 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 2 years. He is one of 27 doctors at Plainview Hospital and one of 16 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

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

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

The Chancellor’s National Dean’s List

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Medical Students

Meharry Medical College Geriatric Symposium Scholarship

Dean’s List, Meharry Medical College

Dean’s List, Meharry Medical College

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Undergraduate Dean’s List Fall

Publications & Presentations

The current role of minimally invasive spine surgery
2013 7 10

The Role of Cervical Total Disc Arthroplasty
2012 2 15

Cervical Spine postoperative practice patterns: Variations in cervical collar, imaging, and physical therapy utilization
2011 6 3

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