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

Solon Family Health Center

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 +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

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

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


  • 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.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 10/20/2022, 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Makin receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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

134 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

22 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

The doctor was very kind and listen to my concerns. We came up with the plan and I made an appointment to come back and check in and see how things are going with my weight loss journey.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

Dr Makin checked all the boxes as they pertain to excellence in clinical care

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Dr Makin was awesome. She was knowledgeable and personable during my visit. I had difficulty getting an appointment but otherwise everything was great and I am looking forward to seeing Dr Makin in the future.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Loved Dr Makin. I am looking forward to my treatment under her care.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Dr. Makin helped me and my spouse feel at ease, she listened and gave us a plan of action which is what we were looking for. It was worth the 2 hour drive to speak and work with her. She is wonderful!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Dr Vinni MAKIN is a Great Diabetic Doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Getting appointments with providers continues to be challenging.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Dr. Makin is great and I feel very supported.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr Makin always listens to my questions and is genuinely concerned about the life of her patients.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

She was very polite and effective as a physician.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr Makin was amazing during this zoom call. She really cared about what I was saying and offered helpful suggestions on how to deal with my challenges in finding my medicine. I can't say enough good things about her. She cares. That is the most important thing.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr Makin is very caring and a wonderful Doctor. I would highly recommend her

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

Both Dr. Makin and her nurse were kind and professional. My appointment was brief and routine, and I had no major concerns or questions.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

This doctor did not really care about my personal opinions, nor my personal physical experience regarding my condition. She cared about the stats, charts, and protocols, not the individual.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

Dr. Makin is wonderful. She listens and expkains everything very thoroughly.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Dr. Makin knows nothing about myalgic encephalomyelitis, and would not even acknowledge its existence. She was condescending and offered no hope or words of encouragement at all. I felt that she did not believe me or care about me as a person at all.

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