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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
  • Noninvasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Noninvasive 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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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


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 Education - 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.
  • 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


  • 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


  • 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 2/14/2023, 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:

  • 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

374 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

57 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

I chose the Cleveland Clinic for Dr Wolinsky. My experience was excellent every step of the way

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

I feel truly blesssed to have Dr Wolinsky looking out for me!

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky and his staff are excellent. It's your MyChart software that needs corrective/professional review and update.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky always carefully explains results of my Echo and follow up treatment or, in this case, medication.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is an extremely knowledgeable medical professional who is extremely helpful !

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2023

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Dr. Wolensky is an outstanding doctor who is always ready to answer any medical questions I may have and has a cheerful demeanor!

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Pleased with my quality of care with Dr. Wolensky.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

Am always confident my health & conditions are well monitored after each appt. With Dr Wollinsky

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

I had massive MI 10 years ago and have had CHF with chronic AFIB since. Dr. Wolinski has been my cardiologist and has given me outstandng attention and care since then. Bottom line, he is solely responsible for my recovery and the reason I am alive today.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky is a very caring and responsive health professional. I consistently receive excellent care and advise on each visit.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2023

I would describe this visit as very positive by the care provided by both Dr. Wolinsky and his assistant, Jackie.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2023

All staff from the receptionist to the Doctor provided excellent Patient Service

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is an exemplary physician.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is the best !

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is a wonderful doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is a great cardiologist! I' am very grateful to have such a great Dr!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky is THE best! So sharp! Great listener!

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2023

Cleveland Clinic is growing and therefore, a work in progress; with growth comes adaptation to a new pace. My cardiologist, David Wolinsky, is an excellent humane and caring physician.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2023

Wonderful visit. Dr. Wolensky was very accurate diagnosing my heart problem.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky and his staff, including Mala in the pharmacy are so helpful. Can't say enough good about these caring health care professionals.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Dr. Wolinsky is a caring and very capable physician.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Can't say enough about how much trust and respect I have for Dr Wolinski

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Dr. Wollensky Was wise and acted very quickly, and called the emergency room to tell them what they needed to do for me. Although he did not examine me, he saw how short of breath I was and I was in chest pain.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

I love my doctor

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

I never have an issue contacting Dr Wolinsky.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

I fully have the upmost confidence in the skill snd knowledge if Dr Wolinsky.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

We travel to obtain this high quality care from Dr Wolinsky

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is a wonderful doctor who really cares for his patients, always look forward to my annual visit!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is a great cardiologist and an amazing human being! You can tell he truly cares and wants to help you! He is an amazing physician, thank you Dr Wolinsky for all you do!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Best of the best! Dr Wolinsky really cares

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Everything went great Doctor was wonderful!!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr Wolinsky is an amazing cardiologist!! I refuse to give him up because I moved. Thank you for allowing telemed visits!!

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Great doctor. Really cares about his patients. Goes above and beyond. Deserves all the recognition for his achievements

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Dr. Wolinsky is an outstanding physician. Caring, compassionate and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Dr Wolinsky always gives you ample time to address your concerns.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Dr Wolinsky is the bestCardioligist in n So Fla. It is worth the 40 min drive to see the best

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

I have the utmost respect for Dr Wolinski and his staff

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

As always I get the best care and explantations when I am seeing Dr. Wolinsky

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Dr Wolinsky is very a pleasant doctor. I'm lucky to be his patient

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

I really Dr. Wolinsky because he is very straight forward with the truth. He cares for his patients. He's on time and easy to talk with. I would recommend his services to everyone.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

This doctor never rushed you out the door! He listens and explains.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Dr David Wolinsky was very attentive to my concerns, and answered my questions. He treats the patient not the symptoms.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

Excellent physician. Too bad that he is forced to work with EPIC medical records.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

I always enjoy my appointment with Dr. Wolinsky, He's a wonderful doctor and a very good man.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Dr Wolinsky is the best!!!

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


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!

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