Clinical Spotlight: Anthony Checroun, MD

Premier Pulse     March 2023

1770568065Anthony Checroun, MD

What is your clinical specialty?

Orthopedic Surgery, Specializing in Shoulder Surgery

Where did you go to school?

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana - Undergraduate 

Indiana University, Indianapolis - Medical School

Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio - Orthopedic Residency

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York- Shoulder Fellowship

What brought you to Premier Health? 

In 1998 I joined a well-established private practice orthopedic group in Middletown, Ohio. Our group joined the Premier Health system in 2015.

Why did you choose medicine as a career? 

I have always been interested in the human body and how it works. I also enjoy working with my hands. I am thankful to have found a career combining these interests while also helping people.  

Who are the people who influenced and/or mentored you? 

My parents have always encouraged me to work hard, live up to my fullest potential, and not give up. 

What is one thing most people don’t know about you? 

I love being outdoors in nature and have been an avid road bicyclist since high school.

Where is your hometown?

Born in Chicago and grew up in Munster, Indiana.

What, if any, sports team(s) do you cheer for?

I enjoy watching the Tour de France bicycle race every year!

What is the last book you read? 

“Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer

What is your favorite song in your playlist? 

“Searching” by INXS

What is your favorite food?

Anything Mediterranean!

What is your favorite hobby?

Road bicycling 

What is your favorite animal, and why?

Cheetah, its speed, agility, and beauty. 

Where is your favorite vacation spot, and why?

Antibes, France, because of the weather, beach, food, scenery, friends and family, and childhood memories (my father’s side of the family lives in France).

Describe something (a thing, person, place, experience, etc.) for which you are especially thankful:

I am thankful for my wife and daughter and our good health staying active!

Pick a side

iPhone or Android


Early bird or night owl

Early bird

Beach bum or mountain hiker?  


Dress shoes or tennis shoes?

Dress Shoes

Paperback or e-reader? 


Coffee or tea?

Coffee only occasionally

Cooking or baking?

Cooking on the grill

Sweet or salty?


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