Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Lorain Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • General Endocrinology
  • Gynecologic Endocrinology
  • Thyroid Ultrasound And Biopsy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acromegaly
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Amenorrhea
  • Androgen Deficiency (Low Testosterone)
  • Androgen Excess
  • Beta-cell disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Endocrine Complications of Pregnancy
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Galactorrhea
  • Goiter
  • Gynecomastia
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperandrogenism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ketogenic Diet
  • Kidney Stones: Oxalate-Controlled Diet
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pancreatitis
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease Description
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Primary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Prolactin Excess States
  • Prolactinoma
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Tertiary hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid and pregnancy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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Biography

About Kevin Borst, DO

Dr. Kevin Borst was hired as a Cleveland Clinic Endocrinologist in August 2010.  He graduated from medical school from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2005.  He completed his medical residency at MetroHealth in Cleveland, Ohio in 2008 and a Fellowship in Endocrinology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan in 2010.  His interests have included development and implementation of inpatient glycemic control protocols at both MetroHealth and Henry Ford Hospital.  His research interests include primary hyperparathyroidism and its relationship to obesity.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2010

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Henry Ford Hospital
Endocrinology
Detroit, MI USA
2010

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2008

Medical School - Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
DO
North Miami Beach, FL USA
2005

Undergraduate - University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY USA
2001

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Specialty Interests

Endocrine disorders in pregnancy, gestational diabetes mellitus, type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, Cushing's disease, primary hyperparathyroidism, osteoporosis, and disorders of bone metabolism

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Service Award: MetroHealth Hospital, 2006
    Resident Teacher of the Year Award: MetroHealth Hospital, 2007 and 2008
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/5/2017, Dr. Borst has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

127 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2017

The physician was very thorough, courteous, and helpful.

Reviewed on May 22, 2017

Dr. Borst is incredibly friendly, conscientious, and thorough. He asks relevant questions, explains his thought process in a way that's easy to understand, and he takes his time during my appointments. He is one of my favorite providers to see.

Reviewed on May 15, 2017

Dr Borst is the best doctor I have ever had!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2017

Dr. Borst is all-compassing. He is efficient, courteous, and cares about your well-being. I appreciate his thoroughness and time. I am glad I was referred to him by my previous wonderful endocrinologist (Dr. Lashin).

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2017

Dr. Borst is an incredible phyaician. He is intelligent and empathetic, and the most accessible doctor I have ever dealt with. I would recommend no other physician to my own family above or even near the same level as doctor Borst. 10/10

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2017

Dr. Borst is that needle-in-a-haystack kind of doctor you work years to find and pray will never move away or close his practice because finding someone like him again is unlikely. He's courteous and personable. He takes his time and never makes you feel rushed. He clearly works hard at what he does and keeps up on current medications and trends so that he can discuss any concerns or questions I have. It's so important to feel comfortable with your doctor (especially in high risk pregnancies) and to feel you're in capable hands. Dr. Borst is just phenomenal and I cannot say enough good about him. Quite simply and literally I trust him with my life and the life of my family members.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2017

Dr. was very considerate about any concerns about the medication that may be prescribed and had someone explain to make things less worrisome should I have to take the insulin.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2017

Dr. Borst is excellent!!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2016

Dr. Borst explains absolutely everything and answers every question I have.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2016

Beyond expectations for actually listening to my preferences and concerns! Based his information off of my needs and not just what's routine. Provided SEVERAL options to try.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2016

Dr. Borst is very informative about my treatment plan and always allows me to play a role in how to take care of myself. He takes me seriously and answers all question thoroughly.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2016

I really enjoy the typed instructions given at the conclusion of my appointment. The instructions ensure I know exactly what I need to do to prepare for the next visit and also how to handle any health issues.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2016

Excellent

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2016

Dr. Borst is very friendly, respectful, and knowledgeable. He is always up to date with all of my medical history, not just my endocrine history.

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