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

Solon Family Health Center

Appointment:
216.444.6568
Desk:
440.519.6800
Fax:
440.914.8617
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Diabetes Center
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Medical Weight Management
  • Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acromegaly
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Amenorrhea
  • Androgen Excess
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Endocrine Complications of Pregnancy
  • Fasting Hypoglycemia
  • Flushing Syndromes
  • Galactorrhea
  • Goiter
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hair Loss in Women
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperandrogenism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prolactin Excess States
  • Prolactinoma
  • Thyroid and Pregnancy
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
View all 46 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2010

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Endocrinology
Cleveland, OH USA
2010

Residency - John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
2008

Medical Education - Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University
New Delhi, India
2004

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Specialty Interests

Diabetes, hyperandrogenism, hirsutism, acne, amenorrhea, prediabetes, obesity, thyroid nodules, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism

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 5/18/2024, Dr. Makin 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.

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* 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

132 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
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.5

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2024

Dr. Makin treats me as a unique individual. She understands my concerns because what is normal range , may still require dosage adjustment because I feel better at the lower range of normal. She is just a very pleasant and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

Excellent care. I recommend Dr. Makin on a regular basis

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Dr Makin always has top of the line care. She cares, and is "human," not stuffy and stiff. I highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

Took almost four months to see doctor

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

I canceled my follow up appointment because this doctor only wanted to do what she wanted and didn't care at all about what I said I needed. Very disappointed!

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

Literally saw her for 5 minutes. She didn't even feel my neck for my thyroid. This was my yearly check up. Did blood work after. Got a message on my chart to continue with same dose. Waste of time.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

I Love . My Doctor,I am in good hands with Doctor Makin.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr. Makin is very professional and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Getting an appointment with Dr. Makin is very hard, it's easier getting an appointment with the President . She is definitely worth the wait if it's not an emergency.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Dr Makin is amazing! She really cares about what's going on and gets to the heart of the matter quickly.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr. Makin is an excellent physician and has a skilled, personable team. It is a pleasure to work with Dr. Makin and her staff.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr. Makin has literally saved my life. She has helped me improve my diabetic situation while struggling with cancer and heart issues. She is kind, very knowledgeable, and sets goals that are doable for me. The Cleveland Clinic is fortunate to have Dr. Makin on your staff.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Doctor will tell you her opinion of best treatment plan and will let you decide what you might tolerate.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr Makin was very thorough. She listened to my concerns. Answered my questions thoroughly and provided me with medical options, a medical referral, and exercise options. Very good experience.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Dr. Makin was very thorough, kind and caring.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

I would have rated Dr. Makim as excellent had you provided the option.

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