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Robert Cheney MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998
(Orthopaedic Surgery)

Contact Information:

Bone & Joint/Capital Region Orthopaedics
1367 Washington Avenue, Suite 200
Attn: Robin Ehlers
Albany, NY 12206

Tel: (518) 489-2666
Fax: (518)701-2908

Specialties Education Details Full Biography

Orthopaedic Surgery
Spine Surgery
Degenerative Cervical Spine Care
Lumbar and Thoracic Spine Conditions


Orthopaedic Surgery-Spine Division Fellowship

07/1995 - 06/1996
William Beaumont Hosp
Royal Oak, MI


Orthopaedic Surgery

07/1990 - 06/1995
Akron City Hospital
Akron, OH


Surgery Internship

07/1989 - 06/1990
Maine Medical Center - Portland, ME
Portland, ME

Medical Education


08/01/1985 - 05/1989
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

Dr. Robert A. Cheney joined Capital Region Orthopaedics in 1996 and specializes in Spine Surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Cheney is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Albany Medical Center.

Dr. Cheney is married with four children and is very active in local youth lacrosse and soccer community programs as well as family developed and run charitable organizations to assist cystic fibrosis patients and family in the community. 

Associations / Awards
- Recognized as "Best Doctors in Capital Region" 2012

Member of:
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons 
- Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- Associate Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Affiliated with:
- American Medical Association
- Crawford Campbell Society 
- Medical Society of New York
- Medical Society of Albany County
- New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- North American Spine Society