Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Hillcrest Hospital
Primary Location

Hillcrest Hospital

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Nodules
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
View all 13 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Montefiore Medical Center
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Bronx, NY USA

Residency - Montefiore Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Bronx, NY USA

Internship - Albert Einstein Coll of Med of Yeshiva U
Internal Medicine
Bronx, NY USA

Medical Education - McGill University
Montreal, Quebec,

Undergraduate - McGill University
Montreal, Quebec,


  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 2/18/2020, Dr. Spinner has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

110 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

very good experience and dr. Spinner is the best doctor and a person! Thank you!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Doctor Spinner was superb in her care all aspects of the time spent with me. I felt human again. A doctor that really cared for her patients.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr.Spi nner is wonderful and smart and I had an excellent visit.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr Spinner was very personable, pleasant and seemed to listen to my concerns. Dr Spinner called me with my X-ray results later that afternoon.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

excellent help from all of the people in dr. spinners group and the dr.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Spinner was excellent in her assessment of my symptoms. She was assertive while being sensitive at the same time.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Spinner and her staff were wonderful. At the CT Scan and Pulmonary Function Test there was very poor quslity. Delays, delays. There were no patients except for me and they acted like I wasnt there. a ten minute test took an entire day to facilitate. The nurse at the PFT was outright nasty. other than Dr. Spinner. I would not recommend Cleveland Clinic. I was treated like I was a free patient when you wouldn't treat me w/o paying up front although I had authorization from my insurance.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr. Spinner is so caring and methodically that I feel very blessed to have her for my doctor.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr. Mukunda actually had them call me. Quick response by their office to schedule a time. Got an appointment for the next day!!

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr. Spinner asked for a thorough history and openly discussed her thoughts about the cause of my shortness of breath. She also gave me some sound advice about getting out of the house for some fresh air and exercise. Dr. Spinner also gave me some advice about returning to the gym with a mask.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

She has done wonderfull job and I am appreciate all she has done. She answers all my questions and is a very caring doctor.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

although I far prefer in-person care, Dr Spinner was caring and competent as always

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

overall experience very good Dr Spinner is very knowledgeable,communicative ,& overall very helpful I am glad to have her as my pulmonologists

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Dr. Spinner always gets back to you when there is a question or test result.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

great, helpful visit with Dr. Spinner and very professional

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

lDr.Spinner is kind, courteous and very much interested in patient. Really like her.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I did not wait long to see the Doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Doctor was approachable and professional, it was an easy visit.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I wish I could find a primary doctor as easy.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Avery knowledgeable and caring doctor. My good fortune.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Just a fine doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr Spinner was excellent & every thing about my visit was suburb

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr Spinner is great!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Spinner is caring, qualified, & easy to talk to. I feel very safe in her care

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

great Doctor. takes her time

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