Nina Patel-Hinkle, DO
SpecialtyNon-Surgical, Rehabilitative and Medical Sports Medicine
Medical SchoolMidwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM)
ResidencyNaval Hospital Camp Pendleton Family Practice Residency Program
FellowshipUniversity of Florida: Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
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.
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Research & 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.