Dr. Carlton Clinkscales M.D.


Hand and Elbow, Sports Medicine

Dr. Clinkscales has been with Hand Surgery Associates since 1998. He has served as the president of the Rocky Mountain Hand Surgery Society, board member of the Denver Medical Society, and Assistant Professor to the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Consistently ranked by 5280 Magazine as one of Denver’s top doctors,  Dr. Clinkscales regularly contributes to medical education through his presentations and publications on cutting-edge techniques in hand and upper extremity care.

Hand Surgery Fellowship:

The Indiana Hand Center 1994-1995


Orthopaedic Surgery Residency:

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine 1989-1994


Medical School:

Emory University School of Medicine1985-1989



Davidson College1981-1985


Specialty Certification:

Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery, 1998
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997
National Board of Medical Examiners