Alison MacKinlay

Alison MacKinlay, MD

  • Family Medicine
  • Physician

Accepting new patients

4.7 out of 5
  • 69 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 19 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

I’m a family physician and enjoy the vast variety of patients and conditions that this field brings. Over the course of my career, I have developed a special interest in preventive medicine and performing in-office skin procedures.

I take a comprehensive approach to patient care and include the patient in the decision-making and diagnostic process. I enjoy helping patients thoroughly understand their condition, and encourage them to engage in healthy lifestyles that promote their well-being.

Working for Ohio State motivates me to keep up to date on the latest medical research and guidelines. My work here allows me to treat a diverse patient population, and to share my passion for medicine by teaching medical students and the community I treat.

When I’m away from work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends as well as participating in any outdoor activity.

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Primary Care
  • Asthma
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Depression
  • Adolescent Medicine

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Medical University of Lodz, Lodz,
10/1/2007 - 2/28/2011


Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV

7/1/2012 - 6/30/2015

Academic Information

My Department

Family Medicine


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

69 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

    Refreshing, kind, helpful and even remembered personal details from past conversations.

  • Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

    All were very good & professional!

  • Reviewed on Mar 09, 2021

    Dr. MacKinlay was amazing. She was very thorough and she spent a good amount of time with me. I was very impressed. She also has a nice personality.

  • Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

    Friendly and concerned about my visit.

  • Reviewed on Dec 25, 2020

    very good

  • Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

    The doctor was very good for a first visit. She did not have my health records from my previous doctor but seemed thorough.

  • Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

    Dr. Mackinlay is great. She's friendly, honest, & helpful.

  • Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

    dr. Alison Mackinlay was awesome. pleasant, respectful, knowledgeable and thourough. experience was great.

  • Reviewed on Oct 03, 2020

    Really appreciate her taking the time to listen, answer my questions, and to thoughtfully and promptly pursue safe treatment options.

  • Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

    First time I met her in person. I really liked her.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/01/2020, Dr. MacKinlay has reported no relationships with companies or entities.