Dr. Art Check Honored As a Fellow of the AAFP
2/16/2011

Story Medical Clinic – Nevada congratulates Art Check, DO, FAAFP, on his recent designation as a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

The Degree of Fellow recognizes physicians who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues as well as in their communities. Being a Fellow signifies not only his tenure, but also his work in his community, within organized medicine, within teaching, and a greater commitment to continuing professional development and/or research.

Check lives in Nevada with his wife, Kelly Check, DPM, and their three children. In addition to his family practice, he sees acute, skilled care and emergency patients at Story County Medical Center. He is chief of the medical staff for Story County Medical Center and the Story Medical Clinics.

He also serves as the medical director for Krysilis, Story Medical paramedics, and for many eastern Story County first responders units. Furthermore, he sits on the church council at Memorial Lutheran Church and is involved in many other community activities.

“Dr. Check cares about the community that he lives and works in and it shows not only in his practice, but also in his involvement,” said Dona Morris, Story Medical Clinics Director. “We all congratulate him on the honor of becoming a fellow.”

AmericanAcademyof Family Practice

The American Academy of Family Physicians was founded in 1947 to promote and maintain high quality standards for family doctors who are providing continuing comprehensive health care to the public. It is one of the largest national medical organizations, representing more than 94,700 family physicians, family medicine residents and medical students in 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam. Founded in 1947, its mission has been to preserve and promote the science and art of Family Medicine and to ensure high-quality, cost-effective health care for patients of all ages.

StoryCounty Medical Center

For over 50 years, Story County Medical Center, Story Medical Clinics and Story Medical Senior Care have been the trusted providers of high-quality, local healthcare services for the people of Story County. Their new, modern South Campus creates a healing environment that matches the personalized care and clinical expertise of its medical staff. Visit www.StoryMedical.orgfor more information.

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