Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Solon Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations 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 Description
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prolactin Excess States
  • Prolactinoma
  • Thyroid and pregnancy
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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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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As of 11/19/2019, Dr. Makin 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

176 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Knows Medical History 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr Vinni is very knowledgeable and kind

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

I felt that Dr. Makin dismissed my symptoms as minor/irrelevant. She made me feel like I was over-reacting to my test results. I would have appreciated more concern on her part.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Dr. Makin was wonderful! I feel very confident in her ability to figure out what is wrong with me!

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

provider was a no nonsense direct approach gave me facts in a professional manner liked her very much

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Would highly recommend Dr. Makin and her team; efficient, friendly, and explained my situation in plain English not doctor speak.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr. Makin was very reassuring, and took her time answering my many questions.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

My experiences have been good with Dr. Makin. Everyone all that are involved were professional. Thank you to all. I haven't any improvements, all is well.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019

I travel out of my immediate area to see Dr Makin because from my first visit, and every one thereafter, I have been so impressed with the facility and all who work there. The wait time is wonderful and I find the professionalism of all staff outstanding. I would recommend the Solon site to others for those reasons.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2019

Dr. Makin is very helpful and I appreciate her ability to understand my needs to help me.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019

Dr. Makin was very nice, but the appointment felt a little rushed and I don't feel like she really listened to me or even read my chart before she was already prescribing medication. Will try the meds out, but I am not sure I am completely satisfied as this is only my first visit.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

Dr listed to me and all my questions and gave her honest opinion with my best I terest at heart and I really appreciated the visit

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

Dr.Makin has given me extremely exceptional undivided attention regarding my para-thyroid condition

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

so happy I met this doctor she was nice and wrote everything down for me I am happy to be her patient

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

Dr. Makin is the absolute best endocrinologist! She's caring and compassionate!

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019

This was my first visit to this particular doctor. I felt the doctor was in a hurry. I was called and asked to come early for my appointment. I had test results that were only partially addressed. I need to call the doctor's office and point out that fact. I felt brushed off. I will be looking for another doctor.

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