Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial
Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
SUNY Upstate Medical University Coll of Medicine
University of California - Davis
Mayo Clinic, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Dr. Kate Hinchcliff is a plastic surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Specializing in reconstructive surgery, 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 brachial plexus birth injuries, peripheral nerve injuries and neuromuscular conditions including arthrogryposis. She also performs general pediatric plastic surgery, including the treatment of vascular malformations and reconstructive surgery for complex wounds and scars.
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.
Relocating the C5 nerve stump in C5 nerve grafting to prevent iatrogenic phrenic nerve injury
Hinchcliff KM, Bishop AT, Shin AY, Spinner RJ
Reconstruction of Congenital Sternal Cleft: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Hinchcliff KM, Xue Y, Wong GB
Morbidity of Nerve Transfers for Brachial Plexus Birth Injury: A Systematic Review
Hinchcliff KM, Pulos N, Shin AY, Stutz C
Dog Bites in the United States from 1971 to 2018: A Systematic Review of the Peer-Reviewed Literature
Bailey C, Hinchcliff K, Moore Z, Pu LLQ
Maintained Hand Perfusion in the Setting of Radial and Ulnar Artery Transections: A Report of 2 Cases
Hinchcliff KM, Ho C, Padideh M, Irwin CS
Impact of Design on Force between Flexor Tendons and Distal Radius Volar Plates
Hinchcliff KM, Volk I, Ivanova X, Taylor SL, Szabo RM
Comparison of wound strength, histologic, and aesthetic outcomes after microsurgical versus conventional skin closure in a rat model
Hinchcliff KM, Orlowski T, Orbay H, Hogan F, Grayson K, Sahar DE
Subungual Tumors: An Algorithmic Approach
Hinchcliff KM, Pereira C
Spontaneous Radial Nerve Palsy due to an Unrecognized Myofibroma: A Case Report
Hinchcliff KM, Rogers J, Sarohia D, Hornik J, Szabo RM
Fat Graft Safety after Oncologic Surgery: Addressing the Contradiction between In Vitro and Clinical Studies
Orbay H, Hinchcliff KM, Charvet HJ, Sahar DE