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Dr. Claire Wolinsky, MD

Dermatologist

Professional statement

Dr. Claire Wolinsky graduated Summa Cum Laude with a dual degree in Art and Art History and Biomedical engineering from Tufts University. Dr. Wolinsky, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, served as Clinical Research Coordinator with Spanish speaking patients at Mount Sinai Hospital. She then earned her M.D. from Albany Medical College, where she was admitted to the coveted Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society during her junior year of medical school. After medical school, she completed her dermatology residency at Mount Sinai Hospital where, during her final year, she was chosen to serve as Chief Resident of Dermatology for the hospital and its affiliates. As a complement to her private practice, Dr. Wolinsky holds the position of Dermatology Attending at Elmhurst Hospital, where she oversees and teaches Mount Sinai Hospital dermatology residents and medical students in both weekly pediatric and general dermatology clinics. Here, she also coordinates and leads the inpatient dermatology consult service.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Caterpillar
  • Cigna

Specialties

  • Dermatologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Albany Medical College, Doctor of Medicine
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Dermatology

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1043535511

Office locations

Eric Berkowitz, MD PC

390 West End Avenue, 1G

New York, NY 10024

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Claire and her husband were great! They took care of my problem right away and explained everything to me very clearly They are also very very nice folks!
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Dr. Wolinsky was attentive and discussed my medical history with me. She answered all of my questions and explained her recommendations thoroughly. Everything you'd want in a doctor!
Less than 3 months ago
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She was very professional and knowledgeable. Easy to communicate with. The office was nice and clean and I barely had any wait time. I was happy with my visit overall.
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This was my second visit with Dr. Wolinsky and I had another great experience. I was seen at the exact time my appointment was scheduled for and was out of the in less than 30 minutes. I highly recommend her.
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She’s awesome. Good listener and good problem solver.
Less than 3 months ago
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She is kind, attentive, empathetic and INTELLIGENT. Ive never had a doctor work with me this much and take so much effort to help me.
Less than 3 months ago
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Wonderful. Extremely helpful and approachable.
Less than 3 months ago
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Knowledgeable doctor, great personality, clean office w/a spa-like vibe. Not much more than I can reasonably ask for. Here's hoping they don't move too far away from me.
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Quick and concise information, incredibly approachable with a lot of information. Highly recommend.
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Always professional, knowledgable and truly concerned about my issue and has such a sweet "bedside manner".... she really is one of the best!
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Dr. Wolinski has always seen me promptly, examined me expertly and explained everything clearly and helpfully. Highest recommendation!
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She really knows her stuff, she explains everything to you, gets right to what she has to do and does it quickly and efficiently, and she's very courteous the whole time.
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Dr. Wolinsky was great - she was patient, took the time to answer and explain all my questions and has expansive experience/knowledge.
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Love Dr Wolinsky, she is an amazing doctor
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Claire is amazing! She explained everything clearly in a way that I will understand! She is so nice!
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Dr. Wolinsky was great! Her office is comfortable and she was excellent. Highly recommend her.
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Dr. Wolinsky was not only professional, knowledgeable, and respectful, she was also kind, patient and compassionate. She listened to what I had to say and spent time explaining a variety of courses we could take to tackle the issue. I would highly recommend Dr. Wolinsky.
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Dr. Wolinsky is a kind person and attentive. She didn’t try to push antibiotics, but gave me many options. Reception was efficient and pleasant as well.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Wolinsky is brilliant, articulate and empathetic. Also imaginative. I found her uniquely insightful and a fine listener, especially valuable qualities today, when those qualities are rare among the doctors I have consulted.
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Dr. Wolinsky is so professional and down to earth at the same time. Great manner and lets you know exactly what she's doing and why she's doing it.
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Dr Wolinsky is very professional and honest in her practice. She made my daughter feel at ease during a procedure and seems genuinely to care about her work.
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Dr W is clear, honest, and highly competent. She treats patients with respect and clearly is good at what she does.
Less than 6 months ago
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She’s everything you want in a doctor: warm, personable, spends time answering ALL your questions (no matter how stupid some of mine are), and of course she’s very knowledgeable. Another thing I really like about her is that she tells itto you straight - for example, she’ll tell me that I don’t need to spend hundreds on something, when a less expensive option works just as well. I can’t say enough good things about her.
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I go regularly to see Dr. Wolinsky for my annual screening and she is as always kind, caring, and detailed when it comes to checking skin for any concerns. I also had an acne outbreak that she prescribed medication for that worked. Highly recommend.
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Very thorough check-up. Gentle biopsy. Clear description of everything she did. Great doctor.
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I had a great experience. Dr. Wolinsky was very lovely and gave me additional advice. She gave me treatment right away. I waited for about 4 minutes.
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She's very knowledgeable, professional and kind.
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She was very professional, friendly and patient. Her bedside manner was amazing. I feel very satisfy with my visit. I recommend her to everyone.
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Dr. Wolinksy saw me quickly and helped diagnose my issue without a beat. She provided medication and both a short and long term plan to figure out my issue, and offered me support for a follow-up if needed. Overall, super!
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Dr Wolinsky is great!
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It was AMAZING!!!
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She was courteous, professional , warm and knowledgeable about the issues I had. She gave some reasonable solutions for my issues. I would definately recommend her services.
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Dr. Wolinsky was very professional and made me feel comfortable while I was there. She also was great at answering my questions and providing good insight into what I should be paying attention to on my own. Overall, very happy withmy experience and will definitely be using her again in the future.
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I went to Dr. Claire Wolinsky for the first time today. My OB-GYN referred me to her. I got my annual skin cancer screening. She was clear, thorough and made me feel very comfortable. Will definitely go back.
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DR WOLINSKY IS A GREAT PHYSICIAN , SHE TAKES HER TIME WITH YOU IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS SHE ANSWERS AND GIVES A THOROUGH EXAM.I WOULD RECOMMEND DR WOLINSKY TO MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS . WOULD DEFINELY RETURN.
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Dr. Wolinsky is a truly amazing doctor. She is great at explaining without condescending, and I feel like she truly listens and values her patients' opinions. She is very good at problem-solving and being responsive to patient concerns. Herstaff is all super nice and professional. The wait time is basically non-existent.
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She was extremely professional warm and thorough. She took her time and made recommendations that took into account clinical needs and our financial concerns. Highly recommend her.
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Dr Wolinsky was very nice and explained everything to me before doing anything, Answered all of my questions. Would highly recommend her.
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This doctor is fantastic - highly recommend for anyone looking for a thoughtful, helpful, knowledgeable derm.
Less than 1 year ago
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Wonderful doctor. Very, attentive, knowleable and super sensitive to my needs and concerns. I certainly see why Dr. Wolinsky is so highly recommended. The office and exam rooms were clean, and tended to. Looking forward to be cared for by Dr. Wolinsky.
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Dr. Claire Wolinsky is just amazing. I never feel rushed when I see her and she always takes the time to explain everything to me. She's very pleasant to be around and super knowledgeable.
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Dr. Wolinsky was great. She was very nice, answered all of my questions about various different concerns, and came up with a plan for treatment as well as a backup plan and plans for a follow up visit. She and herstaff were very kind and professional. I’ll be using Dr. Wolinsky as my dermatologist from now on.
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Dr Wolinsky is very professional and honest. The office is clean and I have never waited. She addressed my concerns fully and is very thorough in her examination. I would highly recommend her!
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Dr. Wolinsky saw me very quickly, had a great bedside manner, and explained my skin issue and its treatment thoroughly.
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Knowledgeable, efficient, sympathetic.
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Amazing doctor!
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This was my 3rd visit with Dr. Wolinski. She is extremely pleasant and inspires confidence that she will find and successfully treat anything untoward.
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Dr. Wolinsky did a great job explaining everything to me. She also wasn't condescending, as so many doctors are. She gave me a bunch of options and asked for my opinion. I appreciated that!
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As a nervous patient (at all doctor's appointments) I really loved Dr. Wolinsky's manner. She is calming, kind, knowledgeable, and efficient. I feel very comfortable in her office and in her care.
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Had a very positive experience. The doctor was professional, and helpful.
Less than 1 year ago
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