Clifford Hinkes M.D., F.A.A.O.S. Physician


Dr. Hinkes grew up in Kensington, Maryland and received his B.A. with distinction from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He graduated from Howard University College of Medicine in 1978 and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed his internship and residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond from 1978 through 1983. Dr. Hinkes practices General Orthopaedics primarily at Holy Cross Hospital, where he has been the recent President of the Medical Staff, past Chairman of Surgery and currently serves as Chairman of Credentials. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been with the Montgomery Orthopaedics division in Chevy Chase Maryland since 1983.

Areas Of Expertise

General Orthopaedics

Joint Replacement


Sports Medicine


Orthopaedic surgery

Medical Degree

Howard University College of Medicine; Washington, D.C.


Medical College of Virginia; Richmond, VA


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

National Board of Medical Examiners

Medical License, State of Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia 

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Associations

Washington, D.C. Orthopaedic Society 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Montgomery County Medical Society 

American Medical Association

Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland

Major Accomplishments

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

President of Medical Staff, Holy Cross Hospital, 2010 and 2011

Chairman, Department of Surgery, Holy Cross Hospital, 2002-2004

Chairman, Credentials Committee, Holy Cross Hospital, 2012 - present

President, Montgomery Orthopaedics, 1990 - 2000

Hospital Affiliations

Holy Cross Hospital

Suburban Hospital