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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
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
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Cardiac Amyloid Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Spasm
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Dissection Of The Aorta
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart
  • 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 Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Syncope
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
View all 43 Specialties +
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Biography

About David Wolinsky, MD

David Wolinsky, MD is a graduate of Columbia University where he received his undergraduate and medical degrees. 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 he worked for more than 20 years. There he was the director of nuclear cardiology for 20 years and also served as director of heart failure and director of cardiac rehabilitation and wellness. Dr. Wolinsky is the founder of the Nuclear Cardiology department at Albany Associates in Cardiology.

At St. Peter's Hospital, Dr. Wolinsky was medical director of the heart failure program where he was responsible for nursing education and head of the Heart Failure Quality Assurance program.

In 2011, Dr. Wolinsky joined Cleveland Clinic Florida where he is a leader in nuclear cardiology. He is a founding member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and a member of the Board of Directors and its quality assurance committee. He actively teaches and lectures at both regional and national meetings and is involved in clinical nuclear cardiology research. 

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

Dr. Wolinsky is Section Head of Nuclear Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Amyloid Clinic.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Cardiovascular Disease
New York, NY USA
1983

Residency - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA
1981

Internship - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA
1979

Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons at Harlem Hospital Center
New York, NY USA
1978

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.
  • Past-President American Society Nuclear Cardiology
  • Chair Health Policy Committee , American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Chair Health Policy Committee Florida Chapter American C\ollege of Cardiology

Certifications

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

Specialty Interests

Nuclear cardiology, Cardiac Amyloidosis ,Congestive heart failure, Cardiac prevention, Cardiac Risk Assessment clinical cardiology, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease

Awards & Honors

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

Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Heart Assn.
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 3/7/2020, 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:

  • Akcea Therapeutics
  • 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

316 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 4.8
Listens 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

60 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Professional and pleasant. Very personable doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Excellent experience! Wonderful doctor that took the time to listen and address our concerns! Thank you

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

We are so pleased to have Dr. Wolinsky!

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Always a good experience with Dr. Wolinsky Me & my wife(also a patient), also enjoy his sense of humor! Good bedside manners.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

the appointment with dr Wolinsky went smoothly from start to finish including scheduling.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

All of my interactions with Dr. Wolinsky are exceptional - he LISTENS and truly concentrates on me!! the patient

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

dr wolinski is fantastic....clear directives and explanations

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Never have any problems with Dr. Wolinsky. He doesn't sugarcoat your issues. Always has suggestions for other ways to work on your problems.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

this was the first time I saw this doctor even though he is my husbands doctor always polite and courteous and to the point. Felt very better when I left

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

The Doctor was GREAT!

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

I really liked that Dr. Wolinsky was a good listener. He managed to diffuse my fears and still explained everything to my satisfaction. I felt safe under his care.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr. Wolinsky is wonderful. I have recommended him to friends.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Needed to speak with my doctor's personnel about getting authorization for surgery to my surgeon. Took waay too many phone calls and too much time on hold. My surgeon's office also had the same problem.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

dr Wolinsky one of the best provoder I lnow and Amy his nurse tjhe most caring person! the best team

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Dr.Wolinsky has always been great. I have confidence in him as my cardiologist and will follow his instruction.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

David G. Wolinsky, M.D.,F.A.C.C., M.A.S.N.Cwas excellent. I am very thankful I came toCleveland Clinic. David G. Wolinsky, M.D.was excellent! Thank you very muchfor all that you did for me. love this Doctor.He gave me all the information I needed.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

My care by the Doctor David G. Wolinsky was excellent. Also the Nurse was excellent

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

was pleasantly surprised by Dr Wolinsky's very pleasant demeanor and professionalism particularly as he welcomed my questions and comments.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Dr Wolinski was spectacular.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

whenever we call Dr. Wolinsky's office with questions, they get back to us the same day.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr. Wolinski gives you confidence.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I feel it's a privilege to be a patient at Cleveland Clinic and a patient of Dr. Wolinski.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Everyone with whom I dealt to get this telecommunication set up and registered with Weston Hospital and Dr David Wolinsky were excellent. I'm an RN and know that client service means the world to our patients/clients.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

good have been going to Cleveland Clinic for several years. Dr Wolinsky is one of your best Doctors.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Every Dr I have met have been very good to work with & cared about my health issues.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

I was explained everything even went into details so I would understand best doctor I have had

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr Wolinsky was very honest, funny and assuring that he would do everything he could to figure out my problem.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr. Wolinsky is positive and energetic and it made me feel the same way.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

I love Dr Wolinski

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Awesome Doctor....

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Dr Wolinsky was friendly, listened to our concerns and questions and explained answers too,iDr Wolynski was friendly concerned and answered my questions fully and even gave me more information on amyloids.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr. Wolinsky & The Cleveland Heart Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Wolinsky told me my labs were good!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Wolinski and his staff are so caring and attentive. Dr. Wiolinski is so patient, explains everything and is so easy to talk to. I would recommend CC anyone seeking excellent healthcare.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

love Dr W

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Great experience, always appreciate the advice of Dr Wolinsky, it is very accurate and exactly what I need

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

caring, attentive and thoughtful in his care and treatment- always interested and willing to collaborate with other care providers and to help problem solve creatively.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky is always kind, courteous and professional. He listens to his patients.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

I have been seeing Dr W for some time now. Both my husband and myself are his patients. We are very satisfied and have been referring our friends and family members to see him.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

Excellent service from Dr. Wolinsky and his staff Andrea.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky is an outstanding physician. His care is exemplary.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

My experience with Cleveland Clinic has been outstanding especially with Dr. Wolinsky

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

I have already recommended Dr. Wolinsky to my local cardiologist who has sent Dr. Wolinsky patients. My wife and I feel fortunate to have Dr. Wolinsky manage our cardiac care.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

we come FromNY to see Dr. Wolinsky. He is an excellent Cardiologist. We use to see him in Albany NY. when he moved here we followed him. Now we must pay for many plane tickets but his care is very worth it.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Dr.Wolinsky reviews test material carefully, was fully informed about my situation and answered all my questions. He reviewed my draw, and the exam was excellent. He is a thoughtful and caring cardiologist who is also technically on top of issues and is a superb communicator.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Most definitely I would recommend Dr. Wolinsky to anyone needing a cardiologist. I not only would recommend using the Cleveland Clinic--but I have (and yesterday took my wife there for a first visit with another MD whom she was quite pleased with).

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

best doctor I've ever had. showed great concern for my issues and thoroughly explained plan of care

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2019

Love Dr.Wolinsky!!!

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky listens to you intently and was very helpful in my individual concerns

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

The entire staff RN , physician, NP excellent!

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Dr Wolinsky is always very professional and fantastic to work with. I drive 50 miles to keep him as my Cardiologist

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

caring doctor. very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

The best visit with a Dr. that I have ever had.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

The Dr. fully explained my possible medical problem and put me at ease going forward. As it turned out, after my tests he was correct on all counts.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

I always recommend this clinic and this Dr.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Already have recommended a good friend to Dr. Wolinsky

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

A+ experience with Dr. David Wolinsky and staff. A+ ... Thank you.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Dr Wolinsky and the entire staff were amazing. Was coming from out of town and they did a perfect job of scheduling everything. Made me comfortable with what is to come.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

excellent doctor. thorough and took time to explain everything

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