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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Weston Hospital
Primary Location

Weston Hospital

Appointment:
877.463.2010
Desk:
954.659.5290
Fax:
954.659.5292
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Cardiac Amyloid Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prevention
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • Dobutamine Stress Echo Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Exercise Stress Echo Test
  • General Cardiology
  • Health Screening and Testing
  • Hemodynamic Evaluation
  • Noninvasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Noninvasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Preoperative Evaluation of Valvular Disease
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Second Opinion
  • Stress Testing
View all 25 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Amyloidosis
  • Angina
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Spasm
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Related Illnesses
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • 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 41 Specialties +
Insurance

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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
1983

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

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

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

Undergraduate - Columbia University
New York, NY

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

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

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

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 4/2/2024, 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 (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • BridgeBio Services, 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

409 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

74 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2024

Dr Wolinsky is the best !

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2024

Dr Wolinsky was wonderful

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2024

Dr Wolinsky had a profound understanding of ALS which unfortunately I have.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2024

All the doctors in the staff are very, very, very good, polite, respectable.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2024

This is the best hospital I ever been to, and the doctors in the staff are great

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky has been my cardiologist for many years. He is definitely a very knowledgeable and very capable Doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2024

Doc was considerate and thorough-even took me a bit early because I faced a long drive home in the rain.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky was very nice and took time to explain things. All Stsff Members that I had contact with were very nice. Appointment was on time. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2024

Dr Wolinsky is the Best

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky is an outstanding physician.His patient service is outstanding

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2024

He is an amazing physician

Reviewed on May 22, 2024

Great Dr., nice and direct bedside manner!

Reviewed on May 22, 2024

I like my Dr very much.!.

Reviewed on May 15, 2024

Dr Wolinsky was amazing. He truly shows interest in your issues

Reviewed on May 7, 2024

I like Dr Wolinsky very much!

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Outstanding doctor that cares for his patients

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky is the epitome of medical care. A very warm and caring professional.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky is a major help in my health maintenance program.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky was very caring, concerned, extremely knowledgeable. My husband and I have the highest regard and respect for Dr. Wolinsky.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky is retiring by the end of the year. Would be difficult to recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Dr Wolinsky defines what every doctor should be- thoughtful, empathetic, informed and just as important, a person a patient and family and freely speak with. We can't stop raving. Thank you, Dr. Wolinsky

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky was friendly and seemed to really care.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

I really like Dr Wolinsky, he always seems to be talking to me, not at me.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

Dr Wolinsky is very knowledgeable doctor with much experience. You feel very comfortable with his care .

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

Always good care with this provider.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

Dr Wolinsky is a very competent professional.He always demonstrates true concern for my wellbeing.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

I'm always recommending the Cleveland Clinic to everybody I know. Especially doctor Wolinski and doctor Pimentel

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

I am fortunate to be a patient of Dr. Wholinski and his staff. I appreciate their care for me 100%.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

As always Dr Wolinsky and his staff are wonderful. Respectful, accommodating, and supportive.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

Dr. Rodriguez was excellent and I would recommend him highly.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

Dr W is the best

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Would definitely recommend Dr. Wolinsky

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

Dr Wolinsky is always professional, caring, and listens to patient concerns, Always explains.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Dr Wolinsky takes the time to listen and address my concerns. I have been his patient for many years. Will continue to come back as long as he is on staff. He is an excellent physician and I sing his praises to all who care to listen.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Dr Wolinsky is an exceptional physician who cares deeply about his patients.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2024

Dr. Wolinsky is fantastic! So glad he was able to see me!

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Wonderful doctor in all respects. Very happy to have him as my cardiologist

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2023

I love Dr. Wolinsky! He saved my life.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

Dr Wolinsky has great bedside manners, I can see that he has a passion for what he does. With every visit he always gives me recommendations.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

David Wolinsky, MD provides superior care.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Dr. Wolinski was great. He answered all my questions and was a very caring person. I would recommend him to any of my friends that might need his service.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is extremely thorough

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is the best doctor I have ever had. I cannot say enough good things about him.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Very caring physician

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

This provider has my best interest at heart. Very concerned.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Originally my appointment was scheduled for the afternoon but then the day of the appointment I got a schedule that it was in the morning. It came out fine for me but I was a little stressed because I had to hurry differently to make the appointment. I don't know why it was changed? However, the appointment was fine and of course the Doctor is great!

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2023

I travel from Naples to see this doctor. Amazing professional

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky and Mirna are the best. I always recommend the Cleveland Clinic because of it's wide range of medical capabilities and expertise.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Everything was wonderful and it was an excellent visit with dr Wolinsky and his staff

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr Wollenski is the best

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr Wolinsky was amazingly helpful and responsive

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is an amazing physician

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

I had the best experience with both the Dr and the Nurse... I was impressed with their concern for my treatment and we'll being.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr Wolinsky and those working with him are exceptional... And caring

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Super MD who finds a way to give personalized attention.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr W is the too!

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

Over 10 yr history with same doctor, so obviously he has served me well and communicates with me as necessary

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky is much in demand. It's understandable his availability may be somewhat limited.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is an excellent cardiologist.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky has a great bedside manner and is very knowledgeable. He made me feel very at ease.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Walking into the Cleveland clinic was the best decision I have made pertaining to me getting a second opinion. The level of professionalism in bar none from the receptionist to my primary doctor. The communication from everyone: my chart, scheduling future treatment is why Cleveland Clinic is at the top of being one of the best medical facilities in the World! Thank you for such a positive introduction to the medical experienceI am in great hands!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Provider was respectful and professional

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Didn't make me feel it was routine. She showed care and assured she understood any concern I may have

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

I feel blessed to have Dr. Wolinsky as my doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Very professional doctor

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky is always a treasure of information. I look forward to the consults.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr. Goldenberg was a stand out, He was extremely good to me and listen very well. He explained every question I had .The good Doctor show concerned for my my health and showed up every morning to check.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr Wolinsky provided all the direction available at this point and time. His knowledge, care and approach make him an excellent leader in his field. Grateful for his expertise.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Always a pleasure to get good direction for my life from Dr. Wolinsky and his amazing team!

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

I am grateful for the care I have gotten from Dr. Wolinsky

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Wollinsky and staff all very caring, listened me, included me in dscussion , given information to make personal decision, outstanding vist. As a point of reference, I am an advanced practice nurse with over 50 years experience, and still am a nursing faculty.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr Wilenskky was thorough, answered my questions and made me feel welcome andRelaxed.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Outstanding physician

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