Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD

Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Spine Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Baylor College of Medicine - 1998
Internship:
Baylor College of Medicine - 1999
Residency:
Baylor College of Medicine - 2004

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

77 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

80 Reviews

October 28, 2020

5.0

Because he was professional and explain everything in detail

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Excelent doctor

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Everything ok

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Excellent team. Knowledgeable and very responsive. My surgeon was extremely well qualified

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October 26, 2020

5.0

An expert in his field. Takes the time to listen and answer questions.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He takes the time to explain what is going on. An expert in his field.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wolinsky is not only a spectacular neurosurgeon but also a very attentiveand sensitive doctor. He has been vigilant during my recovery. He alwayshas time for my questions and is sincerely interested in my progress. My surgerywas stressful for me so his ongoing support has been most welcome.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

I had a complicated surgery July 2, 2019. Everyone I encountered during my stay atthe hospital was professional, caring, and personable.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD Is a great neurosurgeon and I trust him to help me manage my symptoms and help advise when surgical intervention is needed.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

The clinic staff was very helpful and made the visit very smooth.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Everyone I was in contact withWere very niceLoved Lily my nurse.Dr Wolinsky was very patient, went over my MRI like a professor loved that about him.Gave me all my options and recommended what he would doWould highly recommend him.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

He is clearly at the top of his field, and what was lovely was how kind and thorough he was.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Everyone was professional and kind. I felt very safe.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Provided clear information about issue and path forward.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Able to get Timely Appointment. Appointment covered concerns and provided reasonable path forward.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Amazing surgeon. Very personable and helpful. Willing to answer all questions.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Very professional and knowledgeable.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wolinsky and his fellow Roxanna were (and are) wonderful. They spent time with me, were thorough, answered all questions and just wanted to know how I was doing in my recovery overall. Both are so personable, positive and friendly. Wonderful bedside manners! A big thank you to both of them for making me feel very cared for.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

I always have a great experience coming to the 13th floor. Dr. Wolinsky and his fellow Roxanna were wonderful.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

He is a great doc!

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September 28, 2020

5.0

The call was short, well organized and informative. We are to follow up in a new meeting, with X-rays taken beforehand; these instructions were well communicated and clearly understood.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wolinsky was willing to answer my questions with clarity and compassion~I appreciate that!Our appointment was delayed but I was notified of the delay in a respectful manner.That made it possible for me to accommodate the doctor's revisited schedule.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Very qualified and spine surgery is his specialty

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Highly experienced staff

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Wonderful doctor from bed side to surgery. Very kind and respectful explains situations well

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very nice patient and respectful. Understanding and extremely good at what they do.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

So thorough and personable. Like talking to an old friend. Great, smart Doctor!

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Everyone is great! The care I have received has been awesome!

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September 04, 2020

5.0

He is a patient friendly doctor with good listener.

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August 14, 2020

5.0

A very caring and understanding surgeon. Willing to work with my schedule.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Still here 12 years later. Chordoma back surgery.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

I fully trust Dr. Wolinsky with all my healthcare and his expertise.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

Trust in Dr. Wolinsky for my healthcare.

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August 07, 2020

4.0

He seemed to be upfront in the appointment and cover the risks extensively. I have not had any procedure performed yet though.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

He was highly recommended.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

It's simple. Doctor Wolinsky is amazing!

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr Wolinsky is a wonderful surgeon. His skills as well as his bedside manner are top notch.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Quality care

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July 27, 2020

5.0

I received a call ahead of the scheduled appointment to make sure I was ready and had all that was necessary. Dr. Wolinski patiently and fully explained my condition and his plan for diagnosis and potential treatment, and answered my questions. He was clear and answered all my concerns. Everyone was very pleasant and professional

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July 24, 2020

5.0

He provided the skills, knowledge and understanding of of my medical condition.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

They were able to provide resources for a rare surgical procedure.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

He took the time to explain my issue and mri results and answered all of our questions.He made us feel at ease

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Confidence in him

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Qualify

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Phone call very smooth, friendly doctor

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Very patient friendly, elaborate, and descriptive.

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July 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wolinsky and his staff are extremely professional, caring and focused on managing the patient experience. I felt comfortable in every stage of the delicate process of my back surgery.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

great doctor

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July 14, 2020

5.0

great team of doctors !!! Dr. Wolinski and others on the team saved my life.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

It's not just that my daughter works there as a nurse. It's because Dr Wolinski put in more FaceTime than wait time. And explain it all to me.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

He is awesome!

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Because they find the problem and do there best to fix it.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

The Dr was very nice and explained the process so that I could understand. He answered all my questions

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July 06, 2020

5.0

The Doctor was very skillful in communicating with me. My questions were answered fully and follow up communication with him were established

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June 30, 2020

5.0

He was thorough with his explanation and very professional.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr.Wolinski is always respectful and answers all of our questions.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

He is extremely skilled and very professional

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Wolinski saved my life. He and his staff were amazing

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr.Wolinski saved my life. He is skilled, compassionate, patient and kind. I feel honored, lucky and extremely grateful to be in his care. Everyone on the NW Neurosurgery Team has been a sincere pleasure to interact with. Thank you for providing the BEST care possible.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Very kind and explains my situation well.

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June 24, 2020

5.0

My last appointment gave me renewed confidence that I will move forward instead of being stuck with my disability

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June 22, 2020

5.0

I have never been disappointed, my questions were answered and my doctor was very pleasant and courteous. He explained everything well.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Again, talking with Dr Wolinsky and what he has explained to me and my wife has been clear and hopeful.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

The whole team we have assocatied with has been great!

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June 15, 2020

5.0

He is wonderful surgeon. Takes time answering all my questions. The best doctor I have!!!

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June 15, 2020

5.0

He addressed my questions and concerns .Did not push surgery.He offered to oversee my treatment of another condition

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and follow up

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wolinsky explained things in away I could understand.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

The Dr is great! Saved my life and is probably one of the nicest guys you will meet.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

The facility and staff are amazing. Always very thorough and care about what I have to say. Never rushed and always very quick to respond.

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June 07, 2020

5.0

Sincer and extremely knowledgeable

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June 07, 2020

5.0

Excellent service, extremely knowleadgeable, sincere. Listened to my thoughts and worked with me for future plans

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Dr Wolinsky took the time to answer my questions and provide guidance. I felt he really listened to me.

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Doctor explained my treatment options very well and addressed my concerns

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Doctor explained my treatment options very well and addressed my concerns

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June 01, 2020

5.0

He explained everything that I asked about. He's always kind and professional. He went above and beyond to give me the best result he could.

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June 01, 2020

5.0

I always receive great care and get contacted quickly if I have any questions.

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June 01, 2020

5.0

He was awesome! He explained everything thoroughly in a very reassuring manner. He answered all my questions and made me feel safe in his care.

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wolinsky was amazing, very reassuring and great to talk to.

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