Mina Makary

Mina Makary, MD

  • Interventional Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology

Accepting new patients
4.9 out of 5
  • 35 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 17 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

I'm a dual board-certified vascular and interventional radiologist who specializes in interventional oncology, complex hepatobiliary care, genitourinary interventions, venous disease and reconstruction, visceral arterial disorders, women's health including uterine fibroids' care, pain management, vascular and dialysis access, and diagnostic imaging. I perform cutting-edge minimally invasive approaches to provide patients with better outcomes, shorter recovering time and reduced complications. I firmly believe that it's a privilege to be a part of the care of each patient and their treatment journey. My care philosophy is centered around listening to my patients, addressing their individual concerns and simply treating them as I would want a member of my family treated.

I particularly enjoy taking care of cancer patients and provide comprehensive care from the initial biopsy and chemotherapy port placement, to locoregional therapies including TACE/TAE/TARE and ablations, and lastly palliative therapies. I employ an interdisciplinary approach to provide patients with an individualized treatment plan and the best possible care. I partner with each patient so together we can achieve their personal treatment goals.

I also have special expertise in advanced venous interventions including endovascular reconstructions of chronically-occluded veins, management of deep venous thrombosis and IVC filters, as well as parathyroid venous sampling, and have been recognized for my pioneering work in all three areas. Additionally, I have a particular interest in minimally-invasive embolization therapy of symptomatic uterine fibroids and benign prostatic hyperplasia. It's a true joy and privilege to be able to serve patients with these conditions, and have the opportunity to develop individualized treatment plans that meet their needs and provide them with the best care possible.

Originally from Columbus, I'm proud to have had the privilege of obtaining my medical doctorate as well as completing both my interventional and diagnostic radiology training at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where I served as a chief resident. I'm dual board-certified in interventional radiology as well as diagnostic radiology, and I currently serve on the faculty of the Ohio State University College of Medicine. I'm passionate about academics and research, quality improvement and technology, and leadership and service.

Through collaborative research efforts, I strive to find better therapies and cures for my current and future patients. I have authored numerous scholarly papers, abstracts and book chapters, presented at national and regional conferences, and have been recognized for my contributions by prestigious research honors, academic awards and grants. As a recognition of my efforts in this area, I currently serve as the Director of Scholarly Activity and Research in the Department of Radiology.

I also serve in a variety of leadership roles as well as in institutional and national committees to help contribute to the advancement of the field and advocate for patients and their medical needs. I'm a member of several professional societies including the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO), the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM).

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family, drawing, classical music, choir singing and jogging.
  • Director, Interventional Radiology Inpatient Service
  • Director, Radiology Scholarly Activity & Research
  • Director, Interventional Radiology Clerkship

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Radiology
  • Radiology, Interventional
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Radiology Information Systems
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Endovascular Procedures
  • Chemoembolization, Therapeutic
  • Ablation Techniques
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic
  • Gallstones
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Hypertension, Renovascular
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Limb Salvage
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Vascular Access Devices
  • Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vena Cava Filters
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • May-Thurner Syndrome
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Women's Health Services
  • Leiomyoma
  • Women's Health
  • Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Varicocele
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pain Management
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Image-Guided Biopsy
  • Liver Cancers
  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
  • Biliary Tract Cancers
  • Pancreatic Cancers
  • Kidney Cancers
  • Lung Cancers
  • Endocrine Cancers
  • Colorectal Cancers
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Stomach Cancers
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Soft Tissue Cancers
  • Vascular Cancers
  • Urogenital Cancers

Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
8/10/2009 - 5/5/2013


Mount Carmel Medical Center of Columbus, Columbus, OH
7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
7/1/2017 - 6/30/2019

Academic Information

My Department


My Division

Diagnostic Radiology

More About My Work


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.

35 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

    Very knowledgeable friendly explained all questions I had good visit. Just wish I could have biopsy sooner

  • Reviewed on Dec 10, 2023

    Care provider was utilized for my husband's procedure. We feel comfortable with his treatment and demeanor.

  • Reviewed on Dec 05, 2023

    Dr. Was very pleasant and helpful

  • Reviewed on Dec 03, 2023

    Remembered me, friendly, thorough explanations, awesome surgeon & person

  • Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

    Very good. I feel like I am in good hands with Dr. Makary. He took time to explain things & listen to all my concerns.

  • Reviewed on Jul 05, 2023

    I chose Dr. Makary for my upcoming procedure based on previous surgeries. He demonstrates outstanding surgical skill & knowledge in his office on the surgical theater, clarifying questions in a charming manner showing he cares & respects his profession. By the grace of God, he saved my life.

  • Reviewed on Apr 09, 2023

    Was the best doctor I could have had.

  • Reviewed on Apr 08, 2023

    Dr. Makary demonstrated to my husband & I that we are in excellent hands with him - he was professional, thorough, patient, respectful, calm & reassuring - took all the time we needed. Explained exactly what we can expect in the treatment he will provide. I have no negative feedback. I feel extraordinarily grateful to have Dr. Makary providing my care.

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 09/30/2022, Dr. Makary has reported no relationships with companies or entities.

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