Nicholas Hinkebein, M.D., F.A.A.P.

     Dr. Nick was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He and his wife are raising a son and three daughters. He graduated from St. Xavier High School on 1991. As a teenager he worked in his dad's pediatric practice as a Lab Tech and Nursing Assistant. He attended and graduated from the University of Dayton in Ohio with a BS in Biology in 1995. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2002. He completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Kosair Children's Hospital University of Louisville. He was awarded the cardiology award from his residency at Kosair Children's Hospital.
     Dr. Nick is a member of the Executive Committee of Kosair Children's Hospital Medical Staff as well as Chairperson for appointment, reappointment and promotion of Kosair Children's Hospital Medical Staff.
     He joined the practice of dad Dr. James M. Hinkebein, Dr. Bruce A. Davis and Dr. Thomas McCormick in August 2005 and became group partner in 2008. Dr. Nick is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University School of Medicine. He has been Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics since 2005.
     Dr. Nick has volunteered in several organizations. In 1996-1997 he volunteered at Kosair Children's Hospital on the Oncology Level, spending time with terminally ill children and their families. From 1997-1999 he volunteered with the United Way Big Brother/Big Sister program. He mentored and guided a 9-year-old boy, of a single mother, in schoolwork and sports. He helped United Way during fundraising events and monthly events. He appeared on a commercial promoting the organization. He also coached flag football defense to 3rd and 4th graders at St. Raphael Elementary School. Dr. Nick recently helped in the production of two children's television programs on KET PBS titles Buck's Big World.
     Dr. Nick is a child at heart with a laugh that is contagious. His charming personality, sincerity and medical knowledge are true assets to the children and their parents. As a father of four, children of all ages connect with him on a personal level.
     Dr. Nick enjoys spending time with his wife, children and family members. His hobbies include golf, cooking, jogging, weightlifting, and gardening. He and his wife are very active in their children's school and activities.

Kelsey Howell APRN


       She received her bachelors of science in Nursing from the University of Kentucky and her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Bellarmine University. Her nursing career was primarily spent in pediatrics at Norton Children’s Hospital in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit-that’s where her love for taking care of kids and their families really began.

       In her spare time she loves to spend time with her husband, Dalton, and her 2 year old little boy, Hudson. They enjoy spending time outside, playing with their golden retriever Willow, and traveling anywhere warm- the beach is their happy place!
        She is looking forward to meeting her new patients and families and building relationships for many years to come.