David Wolinsky, MD


David Wolinsky, MD

Appointed: 2011

David Wolinsky, MD
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine Florida
Location: Florida, Weston
Mail Code WESTON
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL 33331
David Wolinsky, MD
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine
Location: Florida, West Palm Beach
Mail Code WESTON
CityPlace Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Wolinsky join the staff of Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2011. He received his undergraduate and M.D. degrees from Columbia University. He carried out his postgraduate training and then spent seven years on staff at St. Luke's Hospital in New York City before joining Albany Associates in Cardiology in Albany, New York where worked from 1989 through 2011. Dr. Wolinsky was director of nuclear cardiology from 1991-2011. He was director of heart failure and director of cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness at St. Peter's Hospital prior to his arrival at Cleveland clinic.

Dr. Wolinsky is a leader in nuclear cardiology. He is a founding member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He is a member of its the Board of Directors is and its quality assurance committee. He is an active teacher and lectures at both regional and national meetings. He is actively involved in clinical nuclear cardiology research. He is the founder of the Nuclear Cardiology department at Albany Associates in Cardiology.

Dr. Wolinsky is also involved in heart failure management. He was medical director of the heart failure program at St. Peter's Hospital prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Florida. He was responsible for nursing education and was in charge of the Heart Failure Quality Assurance program.

Dr. Wolinsky is is a champion for community education for heart disease. He lectured frequently on cardiovascular risk reduction and heart failure as part of his role as director of Cardiac Rehab and Wellness.

Professional Highlights

  • Member of Board of Directors-American Society Nuclear Cardiology 2009 to present.
  • Development heart failure transitional care program St. Peters Hospital -2009 -2011.
  • Founder of "A Pair of Hearts"-cardiovascular risk reduction program for women .
  • Lead author Model LCD for payment and appropriate utilization of nuclear cardiology procedures-2011.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Cardiovascular Disease
New York, NY USA
Residency - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA
Internship - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA
Medical School - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY USA
Undergraduate - Columbia University
New York, NY USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine- Cardiovascular Disease
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology- Nuclear Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Nuclear cardiology, heart failure, prevention

Awards & Honors

  • Brian J. McGovern M.D. Excellence in Education Award- 2003.
  • America's Top Doctors- Castle Connelly -2011


  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Heart Failure Society of America

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Trials
  • Diagnostic Clinical Cardiology
  • Exercise Counseling
  • General Cardiology
  • Hemodynamic Evaluation
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Preoperative Evaluation Of Valvular Disease
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Screening and Testing
  • Second Opinion

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
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