William J. Mackin, MD

William J. Mackin, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Interventional Cardiology

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Angioplasty and Stents
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Artery Disease

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine - 1982
Internship:
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System - 1983
Residency:
York Hospital - 1984
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 1990
Fellowships:
Loyola University Medical Center - 1993

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Kishwaukee Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

133 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

127 Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

Bill Makin is the ULTIMATE PROFESSIONAL AND he has a great depth of medical knowledge in cardiology/heart maladies compared to others I've experienced through out the years! His communication skills are excellent. I should mention that Dr. Bill Makin has been my cardiologist since 2004

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November 14, 2020

5.0

Always explains things in layman's terms and is always up to date on latest treatments. Great personality.

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November 14, 2020

5.0

Have received excellent care for over 20 years!

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Complete satisfaction

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November 13, 2020

5.0

He admits when he doesn't have all the answers but gives you all the time you need to talk about it

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Excellent service and delightful people treat you like a real person.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Explains everything. Listens well. Up to date in Info. Patient and kind

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is an excellent cardiologist

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin dies not rush us..He answers questions and explains our heart health issues very thoroughly....

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin cares for me as a person and my entire wellbeing. His skill as a surgeon is the best in the country.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

NM Cardiology has a complete staff of well qualified doctors

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November 03, 2020

5.0

He took the time to explain in a manner I understood .

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Felt secured and safe. Took the time to explain and great staff to work with.

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October 31, 2020

5.0

Knowledge, skills, persona. And his demeanor

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October 31, 2020

5.0

Staff, facilities, and processes,

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October 30, 2020

5.0

He makes the patient feel very calm and relaxed.I didn't have to wait so long to be seen.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Excellent Dr.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Just a great guy and an excellent MD

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Smooth transaction great doctor

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October 29, 2020

5.0

He is kind and courteous and his knowledge is always what is needed.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Good Doctor and staff.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Friendly, very knowledgeable, and LISTENS! I have great respect and confidence in his treatment.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Professional, courteous staff, and Drs. who are knowledgeable and LISTEN!

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October 27, 2020

5.0

CaringPersonableKnowledgeable

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin does a great job!

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. and staff are all caring and professional.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is amazing!

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is amazing!

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin takes the time to know his patients and can address their concerns.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

I've been with Dr. Mackin since October, 1995. I trust him fully. He takes the time to answer all my questions and he knows and understands my health issues beyond just my cardiovascular state.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin is knowledgeable, thoughtful and listens to my concerns.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

He is the best.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin has been my cardiologist for over 20 years. I trust him.Office is patient, helpful and kind.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin is great and his office is only 5 minutes away.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

He has confidence.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

He's the best. Knows his stuff and very calming.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin is awesome... completely thorough in his explanation... always respectful ‚ and does not rush with the visit..

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October 12, 2020

5.0

very respectful and polite... and spoke clearly..

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin always takes time to listen to me and to make thoughtful responses to my concerns.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

The staff is efficient and courteous, and the facility is kept in pristine condition.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Based on Dr. Bill Mackin's intellect, communication skills and his always PROFESSIONAL approach to problem solving

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Really knows his stuff. Looks at the whole picture. Keeps me alive!

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Best care.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Makin is thorough, \light years\" competent

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September 29, 2020

5.0

The clinic staff is good, but communicating with them is extremely difficult; long phone wait times, poor phone selections and dismal call back times.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

He was very patient and spent lots of time explaining everything and how we are going to proceed and pros and cons of treatment going forward. He seems to care very much to arrive at the best treatment.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

They are very organized and follow safety protocols.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin is great.

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September 24, 2020

4.0

Same as I spoke about on previous statement

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September 24, 2020

4.0

It was worth the time to connect with doctor mackin and his comforting words

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is a compassionate and caring physician.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Doctor Mackin very good

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September 22, 2020

5.0

So Also personableI can talk to him. Knowledgeable but alSo personable. Three times of retyping is enough.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

All the care I have received has given me confidence in any future care I may need.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very detailed

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very detailed

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September 16, 2020

5.0

He did an immediate angioplasty and diagnosed the problem on initial appt.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Everything was great

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September 15, 2020

5.0

He is a great doctor. Easy to talk to, answers all questions.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

I like Dr Mackin

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September 14, 2020

5.0

He saved my life !

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September 14, 2020

5.0

very capable people

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September 12, 2020

5.0

Friendly and professional.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Communicates well. Thinking ahead. Saved my life

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin is the best. Facility and communication with everyone is well done

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September 11, 2020

5.0

He is skilled, trustworthy, and takes time with every question.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

As a long-time patient I have always had great care.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Gentle manner, feel like he is focused on my concerns and not in a rush to move on to the next patient.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Have used Dr. MACKIN since moving to St. Charles. Personable and willing to listen

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September 09, 2020

5.0

He took plenty of time to explain things.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Clean environment, professional staff.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

For the reasons that I listed above. I believe he is very knowledgeable in his field with a great deal of experience. I was so afraid, when I was first diagnosed, but his calm demeanor helped a lot.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

I believe my Cardiologist cares about his patients and gives open and honest dialogue, regarding my condition, care, and treatment.

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August 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin is the best doctor I have ever had. He is professional, calm, and thorough. I will remain as his patient as long as he is in practice.

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August 27, 2020

5.0

explains all procedures and is willing to answer all questions.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

I have been with Dr. Machen for many years and I have always been very happy with his professional approach and personal concern with my cardiac health.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Very thoughtful; good listener; explains thoroughly

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August 22, 2020

5.0

Very professional

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin's personal skills combined with his medical expertise are extremely comforting to both the patient and family members. He is very focused when treating his patients and is a great listener to the patient's concerns. He spends a very reasonable time with his patients during their scheduled appointments.

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Always thought he was very caring and thorough

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Highly experienced and courteous

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Very kind, pleasant, and through.

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is a very nice doctor. He is caring, easy to talk to, explains your condition and any questions or concerns you have and most of all takes time to listen to you. A GREAT DOCTOR!!

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August 13, 2020

5.0

I greatly appreciated dr Mackin taking the time to explain everything so thoroughly to me. I think he really knows his business and he's understanding of people. I was a bit nervous at first, but felt much calmer after talking with him.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Very informative and nice personality

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Empathetic, knowledgeable, thorough, personable, and a good listener.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

After 25 years as Dr Makin's patient I trust his judgement. He is an attentive listener and always resolved my health issues.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Thorough, knowledgable, concerned.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

He always is thorough yet doesn't rush you out the door. Exceptional doctor, by far.

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August 08, 2020

5.0

Mackin is top notch. Extremely knowledgable and very thorough. He is also very pleasant.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and explanations.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is very thorough and a very smart man. I am extremely comfortable in his care.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Informative, personable knowledgeable!

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July 23, 2020

5.0

He is simply the best and most caring and knowledgeable doctor in his field

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Answered my questions. Took time to explain things.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

Very informative. Excellent listener and responds with potential suggestions. Doesn't hurry you and gives you his full attention.

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July 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin is very accessible. He takes time and listens well. His demeanor is relaxed and puts the patient at ease. He doesn't rush and ensures all questions are answered. His medical discussions are straight forward without being condescending. Great "bedside manner."

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July 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin has cared for me since a near heart attack some 20 years ago. He should be very proud of his work since I am still living the good life. I am extremely grateful.

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July 18, 2020

5.0

Very good Heart Doctor.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

he is a kind and caring doctor and very knowledgeable.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin has taken excellent care of me for over 20 years. He is the very best!!!!

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July 11, 2020

5.0

He's a nice guy and he saved my life.

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July 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Makin listened to my questions and remarks, and acted on them. I appreciate that.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Excellent, compassionate, kind, smart, thorough

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Attentive, caring

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June 30, 2020

5.0

Very nice doctor. Took time to talk to me and explain my condition .

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin was very kind and thorough. He wasn't in a rush at all and answered all of my questions. I felt like a person, not a number. I really appreciated it!

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June 27, 2020

5.0

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Friendly, compassionate with great skill as a cardiologist.

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Skill

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Conservative approach, thorough friendly not rushed. Feel like he really cares about my well being.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is amazing!

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June 26, 2020

5.0

I have a long history with Dr Mackin and find him a very caring and very professional doctor.....the office employees are also very easy to deal with!

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June 25, 2020

5.0

He Responds thoroughly to questions asked and provides necessary information to important unasked questions as well..His bedside manner is very collaborative and not authoritarian which is very important to me! .Lastly, I have seen him three times over a period of 18 months and have waited more than 3 to 5 minutes in the waiting room.

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is a compassionate, expert who stays abreast to your patient medical needs. He is an MD you can trust!!!.Over a 20 year period of time he has helped my family with our cardiology needs.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mackin is very thorough, doesn't rush, and always answers questions. He does not seem overly aggressive in regards to treatment, but rather takes a cautious approach. I am happy with the way he is treating my condition.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is knowledgeable and caring. I trust him from a medical perspective.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Great Great Dr takes his Time keeps you informed very well

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June 14, 2020

5.0

I've been seeing Dr. Mackin since 1995 and have had nothing but great experiences. He keeps up-to-date on my health issues and we have meaningful dialog on what I should be doing. He always listens to my concerns and answers them fully.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

All around taken care of with Dr. Mackin.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

This doctor is very personable and explains any changes in detail. The patient is number one with him.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is the best

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin is the best

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Showed great knowledge of my case and asked many questions to arrive at a plan for action.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

High level of confidence in his skills and experience. I also appreciate his people skills.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Confidence in the skills, resources, and facilities.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Mackin has always been a compassionate and caring doctor as well as staying up withv current treatments.

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