Micah Sinclair

Micah K. Sinclair

Assistant Professor

Professional Summary

Micah K. Sinclair, MD is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Division of Hand Surgery.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Georgetown University (1999) and her Medical Degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine (2006).  From there she completed her orthopaedic residency at Loyola Medical Center (2007 - 2011)and hand surgery fellowship at the University of Utah (2012 - 2013).

Dr. Sinclair is Board Certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2015).


Bachelor's Degree, Georgetown University Washington, D.C., 1999 (Chemistry)

Medical Degree, Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, D.C., (2002-2006)


Peer Reviewed Publications

Haller, Justin M; Potter, Michael Q; Sinclair, Micah; Hutchinson, Douglas T (2014. )Intraneural ganglion in superficial radial nerve mimics de quervain tenosynovitis.Journal of wrist surgery, ,3 (4 ),262-4

Summers, Hobie D; Sinclair, Micah K; Stover, Michael D (2013. )A reliable method for intraoperative evaluation of syndesmotic reduction.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, ,27 (4 ),196-200

Invited Publications

Summers H, Sinclair M, Stover M (2013. )A Reliable Method for Intraoperative Evaluation of Syndesmotic Reduction .Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 27 (4 ),196-200

Other Publications

Haller JH, Potter MQ, Sinclair MK, Hutchinson DT (2014. )Intraneural Ganglion in Superficial Radial Nerve Mimics de Quervain Tenosynovitis .J Wrist Surg, (3 ),262-264

Book Chapter

Bindra R, Sinclair M (2013 )Trigger Finger Release Atlas of Essential Orthopaedic Procedures. Ed. Chicago, IL,AAOS(Co-Author)

Brindra R, Sinclair M (2011 )"Subcapital Metacarpal Fractures." "Metacarpal Shaft Fractures." "Metacarpophalangeal and Proximal Interphalangeal. Avulsion Fractures." Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery, 2e .(Co-Author)

Tonino P, Sinclair M (2011 )"Pathophysiology of Muscle Injuries" Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Principles and Practice .(pp. 31-40).Milan: Springer-Verlag(Co-Author)


Invited Presentations

Sinclair M, Ghanayem A, Patwardhan A, et al (2013. )(In Press. )Degenerative Sponsylolysthesis: The Effect of Facet Joint Morphology on Instability .AAOS Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Level:National

Gray B, Sinclair MD, Stern PJ (2015. )(In Progress. )Patient Factors Affecting the Outcomes of the Quick Dash .Tri-State Hand Surgery Meeting, Louisvile, KY. Level:Regional

Sinclair MK (2014. )Distal Radius Fractures: Limitations of the Volar Approach .Trauma 101: Fracture Care for the Community Orthopaedist, Cincinnati, Ohio. Professional Meeting. .Level:Regional

Sinclair, MK (2013. )Hand and Wrist Arthritis .West Chester Hospital Joint Pain Seminar, West Chester, Ohio. UC. .Level:Local

Poster Presentations

Sinclair M, Summers H, Stover M (2009. )CT Confirmation of Radiographic Reduction of the Syndesmosis .AOT Meeting, San Diego, California. .Level:National

To P, McClary K, Foad M, Sinclair MK, Stern PJ (2015. )The accuracy of common hand injections with and without ultrasound: An Anatomical Study .ASSH Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington. .Level:National

To P, McClary K, Foad M, Sinclair MK, Stern PJ (2015. )(In Progress. )The accuracy of common hand injectins with and without Ultrasound: An Anatomial Study .ASSH Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. .Conference. .Level:National

Sinclair MK, Schroeder AJ, Kakazu R, Kelley T (BAD DATE. ) The "Magic Number." Is there a formula for a successful match into an Orthopaedic Surgery residency? .AOA Cord Conference, Seattle, Washington. .Conference. .Level:National


Sinclair M (02-04-2015. )Surgical Techniques in Distal Radius Fracture Fixation; Treatment of Coplex Finger Fractures .Ahmedabad, India. Professional Meeting. Level:International

Paper Presentations

Schroeder AJ, Kakazr R, Sinclair MK (2016. )The "Magic Number." Is there a formula for a successful match into an Orthopaedic Surgery residency? .Professional Meeting. Level:National

Honors and Awards

Top Doctors 2015 - Cincinnati Magazine

Charles M. Schwartz Travelling Fellowship. Department of Orthopaedics - Loyola University Medical Center. Awarded for international education following completion of fellowship training. - 2012

MAGIS Galaxy. Loyola University Medical Center. Awarded as the recipient of multiple MAGIS awards. - 2012

MAGIS Star Award. Loyola University Medical Center. Awarded for exemplary patient care in 2006, 2009, 2010, and 2011.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship. Las Vegas, NV. - 2011


Sheth V. S. General Hospital, Ahmedabad, India (Departmentof Orthopaedic Surgery )Consultant Type:Public Level:International 2015

Silver Service Children's Foundation Special Interest Group Member Type:Other Level:International 2010

Charles M. Schwartz Traveling Fellowship (SASSH - South Africal Society for Surgery of the Hand ) Fellow Type:Service to Professional Development Programs Level:International 2013

Positions and Work Experience

2013 -To Present Assistant Professor,, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Hand Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine., Cincinnati, Ohio

Post Graduate Training and Education

2002-2006 Doctor of Medicine-, Georgetown University School of Medicine,, ,Washington, D.C.

2006-2007 Internship, , General Surgery-, Loyola University Medical Center,, ,Maywood, IL

2007-2011 Residency,, Orthopaedic Surgery-, Loyola University Medical Center,, ,Maywood, IL

2012-2013 Fellowship,, Hand Surgery-, University of Utah,, ,Salt Lake City, UT



Research and Practice Interests

Professional Affiliation

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Diplomate Member-Board Certified - 2015

American Orthopaedic Association. Emerging Leaders Program, 2011-present. Resident Leadership Forum, Boston, MA - 2011

American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Candidate Member

American Association for Hand Surgery. Candidate Member

Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati   Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4516
Fax: 513-558-2220

Clinical - UC Health / UC Physicians
222 Piedmont Ave.
Cincinnati   Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-475-8690
Fax: 513-475-7593

Clinical - UC Health / UC Physicians (University Pointe)
7700 University Court
West Chester  Ohio, 45069
Phone: 513-475-8690
Fax: 513-475-7593