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

Dean’s List, Meharry Medical College

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

Meharry Medical College Geriatric Symposium Scholarship

The Chancellor’s National Dean’s List

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

Undergraduate Dean’s List Fall

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Medical Students

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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