Treatment & Services
- Diabetes Center
- Fine Needle Aspiration
- Medical Weight Management
- Thyroid Ultrasound And Biopsy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acanthosis Nigricans
- Addison's Disease
- Adrenal disorders
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Adrenal Tumors
- Alopecia Areata
- Androgen Excess
- Bone Disorders
- Calcium Disorders
- Conn's Syndrome
- Cushing's Syndrome
- Diabetes, Gestational
- Endocrine Complications of Pregnancy
- Fasting hypoglycemia
- Flushing Syndromes
- Hair Loss in Women
- Metabolic Diseases
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Parathyroid Disease Description
- Pituitary Disorders
- Pituitary Tumors
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Prolactin Excess States
- Thyroid and pregnancy
- Thyroid Disease
- Thyroid Nodule
- Vitamin D Deficiency
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Chicago, IL USA
Medical Education - Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University
New Delhi, India
- Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Diabetes, hyperandrogenism, hirsutism, acne, amenorrhea, prediabetes, obesity, thyroid nodules, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism
Research & Publications
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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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185 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.7|
|Knows Medical History||4.6|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.5|
|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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