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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 Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Diabetes Center
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Medical Weight Management
  • Thyroid Ultrasound And Biopsy
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

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
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

See publications for Vinni Makin, MD.

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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 11/2/2021, 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.

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

130 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr Makin was very professional, informative and easy to engage

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr Makin is great. She was able to fit me into her schedule

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

The doctor is excellent at explaining my condition and the next steps.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

She is an amazing doctor. Patient and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr. Makin was very straightforward.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Makin is an Excellent doctor. She goes above and beyond requirements. She is intelligent, caring, and treats me with respect and dignity. I appreciate all she does for me. I am very thankful for her life.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr Makin is an excellent doctor. I trust her implicitly and would recommend her without reservations!

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Staff & provider extremely friendly and put me ar ease.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr. Makin is an excellent doctor.She explained everything in detail. She answered all my questions patiently.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Extremely pleased with the care provided by both the nurse practitioner and Dr. Makin. Dr. Makin was very thorough. Where my doctors in California were concerned with treatment, Dr. Makin was more concerned with determining the cause of the condition in addition to treatment. I love the way the Cleveland clinic cares for its patients.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Dr Makin took the time on Thanksgiving to let me know the biopsy results even though I didn't expect to get the results until days after the holiday.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr Makin is very efficient. Our Zoom meeting may have been a max of 10 minutes

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr Makin is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

My experience with Dr. Makin was unpleasant.She met with me for only 5 minutes and did not perform any type of examination.She didn't even look at my neck to see if anything looked abnormal or concerning (I'm currently being seen for a thyroid Issue). She did put in orders for me to have an ultrasound and bloodwork, which I was able to schedule and complete the same day.However, I will Not be scheduling any future visits with Dr. Makin.I felt like she was not engaged in making sure that I maintain a healthy status.I'm going to find another Dr who has a dialogue with their patients and have a genuine concern about their health.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

It was an easy process. She is a really good Dr. And II would think very popular.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

I appreciate Dr. Makin's expertise and advices. She is very knowledgeable and approachable. My interaction with her is very pleasant.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Dr Makin is competent, friendly and an excellent listener. Additionally, she always returns my emails within 24 hours.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Great doctor. Good listener and explained everything to me very well.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr Makin excels in these professionalism categories.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Dr. Makin is wonderful

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