Dr. Clifford Hinkes, MD

Dr. Clifford Hinkes, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(21)
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Dr. Clifford Hinkes, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

8401 Connecticut Ave Fl 8

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 949-8100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 87% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 87% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Virginia Commonwealth University McV
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hinkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hinkes does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hinkes and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hinkes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hinkes to family and friends
2.7
based on 21 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Hinkes' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I would recommend finding another office. Making an appointment was fairly quick and easy (was able to make an appointment as early as the next day). The appointment itself went smoothly, and the doctor was fairly knowledgable. However, this is not a patient oriented practice. When I had...more
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Dr. Hinkes persisted in finding the actual problem causing my son pain and insisted on treating it the best way possible. he understood where my teenaged athlete was coming from emotionally and handled him gently and effectively.
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Dr. Hinkes has done 6 surgeries all with great resolve.
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Dr Hinkes provided me with a total knee replacement, and I am now able to walk and carry on other activities without pain. The total experience has been very positive from pre-operative to follow up with 8 months now elapsed.
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This review includes 8 months (April 6 - Dec. 11, 2017). Dr. Hinkes was excellent in explaining my condition, treatment options, the surgery and recovery (including physical therapy), and advising on associated issues. This meant I could confidently progress through these stages, to today's great...more
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