Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Avon Lake Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Avon Lake Family Health Center
Primary Location

Avon Lake Family Health Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • General Endocrinology
  • Gynecologic Endocrinology
  • Kidney Stones: Oxalate-Controlled Diet
  • Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acromegaly
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Androgen Deficiency (Low Testosterone)
  • Androgen Excess
  • Beta-Cell Disorders
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Endocrine Complications of Pregnancy
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Galactorrhea
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperandrogenism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Ketogenic Diet
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Primary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Prolactin Excess States
  • Prolactinoma
  • Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid and Pregnancy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
View all 43 Specialties +


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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


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI United States

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH United States

Medical Education - Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
North Miami Beach, FL

Undergraduate - University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY


  • 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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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/22/2024, Dr. Borst has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

194 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2024

Thankfully the doctor called me and we did Gacetime.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2024

I have used Dr Borst for my patients for many years. When I became diabetic there was only one place to go.

Reviewed on May 9, 2024

Dr. Borst was thorough, caring and direct. I am very happy to have him as my caregiver.

Reviewed on May 4, 2024

Dr. Borst is the best physician around! Not only is he incredibly knowledgeable, but he is caring and really gets to know his patient and involves them in every step of the plan of care. More physicians should take lessons from him!

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

Dr Borst has been my Physician for the past 10+ years and I am very satisfied

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2024

Dr. Borst is excellent!

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Dr. Borst is informative, attentive, prompt, and kind. I hope to remain his patient well after pregnancy.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

I am always grateful for I always leave the office feeling that I am in good hands. I am grateful for Dr. Borst's caring and professional manner not to mention his knowledge and expertise.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr. Borst is kind caring very knowledgeable just down right FABULOUS

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

Dr. Borst is the best endocrinologist I've ever had. He is personable and shows a genuine interest in how things are going for me. Dr. Borst includes me in decisions and answers all my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

I have been a patient of Dr. Borst for many years and he is always so personable. He is a high quality provider!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

Dr Borst is a medical professional who cares. I really enjoy being under his care. He takes the times to ease concerns, and make sure you are comfortable with the nature of the diagnosis. Honestly getting Gestational diabetes was really scary and having and appt with him quickly made a big difference.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

It was extremely difficult to get an appointment but once I finally got through to Dr. Borst's office line rather than central scheduling it was terrific and his team was so kind and able to get me the appointment I needed

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

Dr. Borst was extremely kind and thorough. He explained my condition in great detail in a way I could understand and listened and answered all of my questions. He has even been so helpful and responsive via MyChart messaging. I am glad to have him as my endocrinologist!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

Dr. Borst is the absolute BEST! Nobody else even compares to him. He is one in a million.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2024

Dr Borst is a great listener and explains things well!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2024

Great doctor visit!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2024

It's an excellent way to meet with your care provider & helpful staff!

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Borst listens to my questions and concerns and provides thorough answers. I'm very grateful to have him as my diabetes provider.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Could not have asked for a more professional, knowledgeable courteous dr. Extremely high marks in all areas

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Dr. Borst is great, always responds timely and explains in detail the next steps.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

As always, Dr. Borst thoughtfully listened to my concerns and answered my questions. I really appreciate his guidance.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

If an appointment needs to be rescheduled, it is very difficult to get in to see Dr. Borst, however, his CPA has more availability and if that does not fit our schedule, we can use MyChart. Dr. Borst is GREAT - along with his staff!

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Borst and his staff are extremely efficient. Nurse always returns my calls promptly. Dr. Borst truly is interested in my well-being/health and resolves all my concerns. The whole group Is highly recommended.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

Dr. Borst is THE BEST!! Reliable for all needs and know I am cared about as patient. Feel all doctors are at their max work load. Insurance requirements such a waste of time for them.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

He is such a great Dr and his staff is amazing. They all work so well together as a team!

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Best doctor ever

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

As always, Dr. Kevin Borst was amazing. Always feel heard during my appointments and really appreciate his thoroughness. Would definitely recommend his to anyone.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Dr. Borst was great! Really appreciated everything he told me and I learned a lot during my appointment. I left knowing exactly what he wanted me to do.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

I really appreciated Dr. Borst's compassion and eye contact.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr Borst was polite, helpful and explained my future health plan for my diabetes.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Dr. Borst is literally the best! He's honest, kind, smart and helpful. I won't see anyone else! Thank you Dr. Borst!

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Ease of care at dr borst is amazing. Ease of care at Cleveland clinic as a whole is only fair-poor

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Dr Borst is very attentive and patient with questions

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Dr. Borst was very thorough with questions and concerns during my visit

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Great Doctor: he has been a very good in taking care of me.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

In the past year and a half I've noticed a shift with quality from Dr. Borst. There is an attentiveness that seems to be missing that was once there in full force.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr. Borst is such a kind, compassionate doctor. He responds to emails himself and on the same day. I would absolutely recommend anyone to him. He is worth the 45 minute drive!

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

DR Borst has always taken exceptional care of me and always follows up to help me control my diabetes

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr. Borst is excellent!

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Always great! Dr.Borst is always kind, personable and professional. I appreciate his patience, compassion and straightforwardness with answering all of my questions.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Dr. Borst is one of a kind. He is passionate about his work and goes to great lengths to ensure his patient understands what is being discussed.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Excellent expereince, Dr. Borst is great.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

I can't say enough how amazing everyone was, the Dr seemed to be very knowledgeable and had great experience, and still is helpful and cares about what he does, to make sure I am informed and know what's going on.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Dr. Borst is very caring, helpful and thorough in his review of my medical history and when making any changes. He truly cares about me and making sure I am doing my best medically.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

My experience with my provider, Dr. Borst, was very competent, friendly and complete. I had nothing to say objectionable. Very good from the time I arrived, had my weight taken and conversation with Dr. Borst. Also have a new appointment scheduled as well as scheduled date for additional bloodwork that will be forwarded after it is taken to Dr. Borst.

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