Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • Clinical Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiac Mri
  • Diagnostic Clinical Cardiology
  • Dobutamine Stress Echo Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Exercise Stress Echo Test
  • General Cardiology
  • Hemodynamic Evaluation
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Preoperative Evaluation Of Valvular Disease
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Screening and Testing
  • Second Opinion
  • Stress Testing
View all 23 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Amyloidosis
  • Angina
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Arterial Problems
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Claudication
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Spasm
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Dissection Of The Aorta
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Hardening of the Arteries
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Related Illnesses
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Syncope
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
View all 49 Specialties +


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About David Wolinsky, MD

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 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.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


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

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


  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

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
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/24/2018, 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:

  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • 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.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

222 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018

Both my husband and I are patients of Dr. Wolinsky. We are more than satisfied with the care that we have been receiving for the past 6years. We have been recommending Dr.W. to all our friends and members of our family. Six years ago he saved my husband's life. He is very knowledgeable of his field of expertise, he is caring and always go the extra mile.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2018

Dr Wolinsky is always very thorough and professional.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2018

very good experience wonderful doctor and staff

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2018

Dr. Wolinisky is ALWAYS prepared, informative and thorough. He is definitely there for you to answer and questions you may have and provide his guidance as needed. I travel 2 hours to see Dr. Wolinsky for my cardiac health care and would venture even further if need be. I am so happy w/the care he has given to me over the past 5 years. Thank you!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2018

The Provider is excellent; hence the reason I continue to be a client.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

best doctor and staff EVER

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2018

It is always a pleasure to visit Cleveland Clinic in Weston and it is always a pleasure to be examined by Dr Wolinski!

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2018

Dr. Wolinsky was wonderful, very knowledgeable, courteous, efficient, and friendly I would recommend him to anyone

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2018

Dr Wolinsky was very thorough during exam and also when ordering follow up testing

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2018

Dr Wolinsky and nurse Paula are both terrific. I would highly recommend.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

excellent service & exceptional doctor..he diagnosed my problem & helped enormously, while 2 other doctors couldn't help me. He is my new best friend..

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2018

Everyone we dealt with at the clinic was easy to be with and made the experience as pleasant as a day at the doctor's can be....

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2018

The advice he gave concerning my medication seems to be producing the desired results

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2018

he asserts his availability between appointments and outlined info we will be texting to him, re response to meds, bp readings , etc. He also has offered to facilitate access to any local support we need, making our confidence in hisinvolvement in our care as our cardiologist very high.we feel very blessed to have him as our doc

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2018

previously described - an excellent team that values clear communication and understanding

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017

Dr Woloinsky has always taken a conservative approach due to my multiple problems - when ever anything is in doubt he likes to get further testing or refer me to a related specialist to be sure there is nothing missed.

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