Jacob R. Hinkley, DO
Dr. Jacob R. Hinkley
Orthopedic Surgeon - Joint Reconstruction Specialist
- Knee injuries & conditions
- Hip injuries & conditions
- Total joint replacement
- Robotic joint replacement
- Work injury care
Originally from Wisconsin, Dr. Jacob “Jake” Hinkley joined OSMC in 2023.
He attended the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry in 2013. In 2017, Dr. Hinkley earned his medical degree from Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa, while he simultaneously earned a Master’s degree in Anatomy.
Dr. Hinkley completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Ascension Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc, Michigan in 2022. During this time, he served as Chief Resident and was appointed as clinical faculty at Michigan State University.
In 2022-23, he gained further instruction within a rigorous fellowship focused on adult reconstruction and arthroplasty at the CORE Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. As a Fellow, Dr. Hinkley was trained in complex revision surgery of the hip and knee, partial knee replacement, and multiple technologies including surgical computer navigation and robotics. He has also participated in multiple scholarly works including topics such as reducing blood loss in hip fracture patients, cost analysis in orthopedic surgery, radiation exposure, etc.
He is a board-eligible candidate by the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of several professional organizations, including American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, America Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
His areas of specialized expertise include primary hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement. He also specializes in the treatment of fractures of the appendicular skeleton as well as soft tissue injuries of the knee, hip, and shoulder.
Dr. Hinkley enjoys spending time with his family, watersports, attending college/professional football games, and playing golf. He loves the Midwest and he’s pleased to join a strong medical community in Indiana.
The CORE Institute, Phoenix, Arizona
Michigan State University, Ascension Genesys Hospital, Grand Blanc, Michigan
Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin
- OSMC Outpatient Surgery Center in Elkhart
- The Surgery Center of Granger
- Elkhart General Hospital
- Memorial Hospital
Schedule your appointment with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Hinkley by calling OSMC at (574) 264-0791 or book an appointment online now.