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Kate Hinchcliff, M.D.

Kate Hinchcliff, M.D.

Dr. Kate Hinchcliff is a board-certified plastic surgeon at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Hinchcliff has expertise in both pediatric and adult upper extremity surgery and peripheral nerve surgery. In children, she specializes in the treatment of upper extremity disorders and birth differences, with a special interest in congenital hand differences, brachial plexus birth injuries and peripheral nerve injuries.

Dr. Hinchcliff completed her fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minn., where she received the Alice D. Jensen Fellowship in Hand Surgery award. She then completed a second fellowship in pediatric hand and upper extremity surgery at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. She received her plastic surgery residency training at the University of California, Davis, and earned her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

Dr. Hinchcliff is an accomplished author with multiple publications on pediatric and adult plastic surgery, hand surgery and brachial plexus reconstruction. Her work has been featured in many peer-reviewed medical journals, including the Journal of Hand Surgery, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Acta Neurochirurgica.

Outside of work, Dr. Hinchcliff enjoys exploring beautiful Southern California with her husband and young son.