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David Wolinsky, MD


David Wolinsky, MD
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine Florida
Location: Florida, Weston
Mail Code WSTN
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL 33331
David Wolinsky, MD
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine
Location: Florida, West Palm Beach
Mail Code WSTN
CityPlace Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Type of Doctor:
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.
  • President American Society Nuclear Cardiology 2015

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 at Harlem Hospital Center
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, cardiovascular imaging, clinical cardiology, congestive heart failure, nuclear cardiology, valvular heart disease

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

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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As of 5/13/2015, Dr. Wolinsky has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Wolinsky receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Adenosine Therapeutics, LLC
  • Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers’ discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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