4.7/5
1758 Ratings | About Ratings

Nina Patel-Hinkle, MD

Specialties

Sports Medicine

Languages

English
4.7/5
1758 Ratings | 303 Comments | About Ratings

Services & Specialties

Sports Medicine

Languages

English

Office Information

Peoria Clinic

10494 W. Thunderbird Blvd.
Suite 102
Sun City, AZ 85351
Main Number: 866.974.2673
Fax: 866.939.2673

Office Information

Biography

Nina Patel-Hinkle DO, CAQSM is a board certified physician in Family Medicine specializing in Non-Surgical, Rehabilitative & Sports Medicine. She is fellowship trained in Primary Care Sports Medicine.

Dr. Patel-Hinkle received her Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship training from the University of Florida: Primary Care Sport Medicine Fellowship program. She completed her residency and internship in Family Practice Program and received her medical degree from Midwestern University- Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Prior to joining The CORE Institute, Dr. Patel-Hinkle served nine years in the United States Navy and attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander. During her active duty time, she worked at several Naval medical facilities, providing care for members of the military and their families both at home and overseas. Dr. Patel-Hinkle served as the Head of the Department of Sports Medicine at the Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, where she provided musculoskeletal injury evaluations and treatments to service members and taught family medicine residents during their sports medicine rotations. Most recently, she provided treatment to service members and wounded warriors at the Marine Sailor Concussion Recovery Center at Camp Lejeune.

Nina Patel-Hinkle DO, CAQSM is a board certified physician in Family Medicine specializing in Non-Surgical, Rehabilitative & Sports Medicine. She is fellowship trained in Primary Care Sports Medicine.

Dr. Patel-Hinkle received her Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship training from the University of Florida: Primary Care Sport Medicine Fellowship program. She completed her residency and internship in Family Practice Program and received her medical degree from Midwestern University- Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Prior to joining The CORE Institute, Dr. Patel-Hinkle served nine years in the United States Navy and attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander. During her active duty time, she worked at several Naval medical facilities, providing care for members of the military and their families both at home and overseas. Dr. Patel-Hinkle served as the Head of the Department of Sports Medicine at the Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, where she provided musculoskeletal injury evaluations and treatments to service members and taught family medicine residents during their sports medicine rotations. Most recently, she provided treatment to service members and wounded warriors at the Marine Sailor Concussion Recovery Center at Camp Lejeune.

Dr. Patel-Hinkle is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, and American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Procedures & Areas of Interest

  • Fracture management
  • Injections
  • Medical return-to-play consultations
  • Minimally invasive treatment options for tendon disorders
  • Non-operative orthopedics
  • Non-surgical, Rehabilitative, and Medical Sports Medicine
  • Rehabilitative Medicine

Fellowship

University of Florida: Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Residency

Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Family Practice Residency Program

Internship

Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Family Practice Internship Program

Graduate

Midwestern University

Undergraduate

University of Arizona

Board Certification

Board Certified

Accolades

  • PHOENIX Magazine Top Doc, 2018

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Overall 4.7 out of 5

Explained Understandably 4.7
Listened Carefully 4.7
Gave Understandable Answers 4.8
Knew Medical History 4.4
Showed Respect 4.7
Spent Enough Time 4.7

Research and Experience

Patel NH, Holman JR. “Plantar Fasciitis: Office Management.” Consultant Journal. 2007 February; 47(2): 193-197.

Patel NH, Holman JR. “Overuse Injury: Is It Tendonitis or Bursitis?” Consultant Journal. 2008 April; 48(4): 314-320.

 

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