About

About

Dr. Winkler is the System Chief, of the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery: Urogynecology at Northwell Health and Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He is in active clinician, as well as and academician. Clinically he manages patients with all types of pelvic floor dysfunction and specifically, patients with pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Dr. Winkler is a skilled surgeon and performs pelvic reconstructive procedures laparoscopically/robotically, abdominally, and vaginally. This ability to perform pelvic floor reconstructive procedures through various routes allows Dr. Winkler the ability to individually tailor treatment options for each patient

Dr. Winkler is a mentor and trains medical students, residents and fellows and was awarded the APGO Excellence in Teaching Award for Excellence in Resident Education in June of 2012. He is the program director of the ACGME approved Fellowship Program in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at North Shore-LIJ. Dr. Winkler is committed to clinical research and has authored and published dozens of peer reviewed articles and has presented his research at national annual scientific meetings.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Pelvic Med and Recon Surgery - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Administrative titles

    • Co-Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Co-Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, North Shore University Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Jack D Weiler Hospital/Albert Einstein Col of Med

  • Fellowships

    • Evanston Northwestern Healthcare-Evanston Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

865 Northern Boulevard, Suite 202Great Neck, NY 11021

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Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/27/2018
"Dr. Winkler is a extremely competent, professional and caring doctor."
09/25/2018
"the Doctor took time to explain and shows care."
06/22/2018
"Excellent - "
04/27/2018
"I just want to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to Dr. Harvey A. Winkler and his staff for their kindness and understanding to ward my problem. It's now 19 months after my procedure and am doing fine."
04/21/2018
"I had a very painful problem when I first met Dr Winkler. He stopped my pain and I will never miss my yearly appointment with him."
04/05/2018
"I am happy."
03/27/2018
"Dr. Winkler did not try to convince me to have surgery for my prolapse. (He is a surgeon, but he left the decision entirely up to me). I chose to try a pessary & he was completely in favor of this option. "Why not be comfortable," he said. I appreciated his approach."
02/13/2018
"Winkler/Lind group was amazing at every step of this whole experience. "
01/15/2018
"He has been wonderful from my initial consult and throughout surgery and follow up."
01/06/2018
"The entire staff was fabulous. Dr. Winkler was wonderful."
12/01/2017
"Felt very secure & confident w. Dr. Winkler."
11/10/2017
"dr Winkler was wonderful. he spent time with me and answered my questions with such compassion I would recommend him easily"
07/18/2017
"Positive. "
05/14/2017
"Had no complaints everything went well and I am doing very well today."
05/03/2017
"Dr. Winkler was competent, gentle & caring while examining me, explaining what he was doing during examination. I was very much at ease."
04/28/2017
"Good."
04/11/2017
"He is the absolute best and a nice guy too! A superb surgeon."
04/06/2017
"Very good."
03/06/2017
"I have every confidence in Dr Winkler's ability to take care of my needs when the time comes for him to perform the surgery next month. He answered my questions and made me comfortable."
01/26/2017
"Don't think "the provider" took my problem seriously."
12/16/2016
"Dr. Winkler was wonderful, extremely kind and professional. I am a nurse and work in health care and I can appreciate when someone is sincere and capable and competent. Dr. Winkler is all of the above. He is very down to earth and spent whatever time was needed explaining things to me and reassuring me when I was anxious. Total experience was great."
11/28/2016
"superb."
11/23/2016
"Very good 5."
11/12/2016
"I found Dr. Winkler to be very professional and empathetic."
11/10/2016
"Dr. Winkler is a miracle worker! One of the best physicians."
05/16/2016
"Dr. Winkler apologized for having to rush my appointment but he was thorough and caring."
04/05/2016
"I have been a patient of this practice for over 6 years. My experiences with all staff members has been professional & respectful...treatment options have been offered to me & I have been guided to make the best choices appropriate to my condition. I am thankful for the availability of such a competent & caring practice"
03/29/2016
"Doctor was fantastic and professional. Put me at ease relative to treatments prescribed."
02/05/2016
"I left the office with a better understading of my circumstance. Thanks."
02/01/2016
"I had no problem."
02/01/2016
"Provider seemed to be rushed to finish the appointment"
01/25/2016
"Very friendly and showed care in examining me."
10/26/2015
"Good."
10/12/2015
"To fast in the concern & communication detail poor."
05/06/2015
"Very helpful with any problems I might have."
03/27/2015
"I loved Dr. Winkler & all members of his staff. I have already recommended his services to friends."
03/17/2015
"Took time to talk."
03/04/2015
"Good experience."
02/19/2015
"Excellent."
01/16/2015
"Good experience."
12/05/2014
"Dr. Winkler & his staff are terrific. #9. EXCELLENT."
10/09/2014
"Dr. Winkler is the best and I trust him."
07/17/2014
"Great service."
07/07/2014
"Dr Winkler was excellent."
05/02/2014
"Good experience."
04/25/2014
"Excellent care provider."