Fernando Checo, MD

Checo, Fernando, MD

Primary Location

Central Orthopedic Group
77 N. Centre Avenue, Suite 210
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
(516) 681-8822
(516) 681-3332

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Area(s) of Practice Specialty

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

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Medical School

Meharry Medical College School of Medicine


University of Connecticut School of Medicine


New England Baptist Hospital

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Fernando Checo is a Fellowship trained, Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Checo a graduate of Binghamton University completed his medical training at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee from which he graduated with Honor and Distinction. This was followed by an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Checo completed his combined Orthopaedic/Neurosurgery Spine Fellowship at the world renowned and highly ranked New England Baptist Hospital at Tufts University.

Dr. Checo is an Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon who specializes in non operative and operative management of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal conditions. Dr. Checo is an expert in complex spinal surgeries such as revisions, scoliosis, flat back syndrome and tumors.