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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

See publications for David Wolinsky, MD.

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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 8/4/2022, 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:

  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • 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

333 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

53 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Excellent and caring physician

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky is an excellent practitioner who really makes an effort to connect with patients.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Staff found a way for me to send relevant health data to Dr. Wolinsky while I was waiting for my appointment to start so he would have it to review. This effort to "find-a-way" around a MyChart deficiency was very patient centered, an made me feel valued!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky was punctual. He looked at all background tests; he was very thorough. At no time did I feel rushed.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

I COULD NOT ASK FOR A BETTER DOCTOR THAN DR WOLINSKY!! HE ANSWERS IN DETAIL ALL THE QUESTIONS ON MY LIST AND SHOWS GENUINE CONCERN FOR MY CONDITION. I AM LUCKY TO HAVE HIM FOR MY DOCTOR!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Dr Wolinsky is an excellent cardiologist. Personable and knowledgeable, he was extremely responsive in calling me as soon as my test results were available. Very impressive, I have to say. It's not often that patients see this level of follow up.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

I was pleased with Dr. Wollinsky. He made me feel comfortable. He was very direct and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

Dr. Wolinski is truly outstanding!!

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Very good experience working with Dr Wolinsky and Andrea Kay

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky was very interested in my health. He went over many things and explained in detail what I should do to take care of myself. He is a great doctor and is trying to help me in every way. I definitely would recommend him to any of my friends that need his services.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky is a brilliant doctor. I am very fortunate to have him as my cardiologist!

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

The doctor demonstrates genuine care for his patients. That makes the patient more comfortable. As a result I am confident that he Is doing his best to assist me.

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

What a doctor's visit should be like!

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Everything was excellent. Specifically with Dr Wolinsky and his team.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

I have already recommended Dr. W0linsky to many friends.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky was well informed about me as a patient an answered any questions I asked.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

I cant imagine a better doctor for my illness. Always feel better after seeing him

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr Wolinsky is a wonderful doctor. He never rushes his appointments. He explains everything very well. I highly recommend him for cardiac care.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Dr Wolinsky is a terrific doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Dr Wolinsky has been our doctor for a long time. He is very patient & understanding. He answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

I'm very appreciative of the care provided by Dr Wolinsky. The entire experience provided by Cleveland Clinic Weston is superior regarding customer care. Thank you

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr clearly passionate about his work and helping patients with this condition.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Happy with my doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr Wolinsky has always been there for us. He is a wonderful and caring doctor. We are so very lucky to have found him.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky and staff are very pleasant to deal with.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Was very glad that my sister recommended Dr. Wolinsky to me.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky is a great doctor my problem is with the incompetance of Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky always answers my questions and explains information so I can better understand my condition.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky is an excellent physician, and I trust his expert opinion in caring for my heart. I feel very fortunate to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky is the best and and an expert in his field of amyloidosis. I was very lucky to find him app. 2 years ago.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022

Dr Wolinsky is the absolute BEST!!! I recommend him, I'm moving and will travel 4 hours to see him when needed!! No one better. I trust him completely!!!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

Dr Wolinsky shows concern for his patients and provides the highest level of service

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Very good doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

With Dr. Wolinsky I am always happy.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Very knowledgeable dr.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky is a wonderful doctor. Very thorough and spends time to go over everything.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky is the best cardiologist. Terrific!!

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Above and beyond explaining and setting up labs and tests Excellent provider

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr Wolinsky is professional, informative and compassionate.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Very prompt & professional staff . MD excellent, took time to explain everything in detail . Very impressed !

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2021

Dr Wolinsky is a Great Cardioligist, He advises what you have to do to improve your health. Answers all questions. No rush job to get to the next patient.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

I would totally recommend Dr Wolinsky

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Very pleased with Dr Wolinski

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

All experiences with Dr Wolinski were awesome He paid me his full attention and explained everything to me. Always felt comfortable with him Always look forward to seeing him

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Want to enroll in Dr Wolinsky's clinical trial as soon as he gets another study coordinator

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Dr. Wolinsky and his staff are always excellent in all regards

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

I always have great communication with Dr Wolinsky and his staff

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

Dr Wolinsky is always a pleasure to visitHe is kind and caring, speaks on my level and really cares about me as a person and not just a patient

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Dr. Wolinsky has been my cardiologist for a few years and I trust his advice implicitly.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

My office visit with Dr Wolinsky and his staff were excellent

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Dr. Wolenski was excellent. He was informative, honest and candid. I like his mannerisms very much.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. Wolensky listened to me was kind, caring, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. He spent ample time with me and explained the ECG results. I felt valued as a person and a patient.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Extremely happy with Dr Wolinsky

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