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
  • 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
  • Cardiovascular Disease - 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 3/25/2019, 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:

  • Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

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

274 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

caring doctor. very knowledgeable

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

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

everyone at the doctor's office has been very kind and showed they care about my condition. they are friendly and most attentive. .

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

what a wonderful experience. Dr. was so helpful and understanding. wish he lived in Naples so he could be my regular doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

Dr. will Linsky is a superb professional.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Dr. wolinsky was very professional and kind and explained what was going on and made sure I understood his findings and opinions. hands down one of the best doctors I have seen

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky made me feel very comfortable and confident in his care

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky made me feel very comfortable. I knew I was in good hands!

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

Dr Wolinsky has provided me with excellent care since 2012! I would highly recommend him wherever he practices medicine.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky is a special but rare doctor. He is dedicated in truly helping his patients. I am very impressed in the treatment he has given me. I have nothing but praise for him. I feel confident he knows what he is doing and trust his decisions. Glad my path in life stumbled into his.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

Dr Wolinsky is a great medical Cardiologist

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky is a great clinician as well as a very kind and caring person. I've been a nurse for over 30 years, I know a fantastic MD when I see one!!

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky was, as usual, great.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

The nurse was absolutely kind and friendly. The Doctor is terrific he takes the time to explain in detail what should be accomplished. He was very friendly and has a great sense of humor. He is warm and kind and you can tell he cares for his patients.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

DR was very thorough and explained procedure.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky and all supporting staff from the clerks at the desk to the nurses are fantastic. They listen and do their best to explain the steps that they and others will take to ensure the patient is taken care of with minimal delays.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky showed knowledge and complete understanding of my concerns.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2019

Dr. Wolinsky was very considerate and patient addressing my questions, and gave thorough answers that respected my intellect.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

EXTREMELY SATISFIED. DR. WOLINSKY IS CARING, INFORMATIVE AND A GOOD LISTENER...

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

I enjoy having Dr. Wolinsky take care of my medical needs, He is easy to speak with and explains everything I need to know. His staff is polite and informed

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019

I am extremely satisfied with the care, concern & information provided by Dr. Wolinsky.Cleveland Clinic staff is exceptional.ALL of my physicians are located @ tge Weston facility.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

wonderful doctor, compassionate, caring. always knows my name!

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019

Never kept waiting very long. Doctor is very caring and professional

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2019

i had been a patient of a physician who retired. the retired physician and his assistant were devoid of personality they were like robots I thought the whole cardiology dept. was like that. what a pleasant surprise to meet Dr Wolinsky a friendly,cheerful human not robot!A whole different ball game!

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018

dr Wolinski is fabulous

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2018

The doctor was attentive and courteous.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018

Cleveland Clinic is a great place, very courteous, on time and respectful of my needs. Dr. Wolinski is so compassionate and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend to anyone with heart issues to go to any cardiologist there.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2018

dr. Wolinsky was thorough, responsive, knowledgeable and caring. He has an easygoing bedside manner and a sense of humor as well.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2018

I am very happy with the care I receive from Dr. Wolinsky & his Nurse Paula....they are a great team & I have total confidence in them!

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