Steven Winkler – Multi-Dimensional Personality
Winkler took over as head coach of Charleston Southern University softball in 2021 and led his Buccaneers to an overall record of 20-36 during that season.
Dr. Winkler holds an outstanding 4.9 rating from patients and attended Chicago Medical School Rosalind Franklin University before working at MDVIP-Henderson, Nevada and Dignity Health St Rose Dominican – Siena Campus.
Early Life and Education
Winkler began working at his family’s lumber company as a youngster, even though academically he struggled due to dyslexia. Determined to succeed, he used acting to gain self-esteem and eventually advance in his business.
Winkler has also explored his creative interests through writing and directing. His debut feature film Guilty by Suspicion (1991), about Hollywood blacklist, featured Robert De Niro.
Dr. Steven Winkler is a concierge medicine specialist located in Henderson, Nevada who currently practices at MDVIP – Henderson and Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican – Siena Campus. He accepts multiple insurance plans and holds board certification in internal medicine from Chicago Medical School Rosalind Franklin University.
Steven Winkler has followed in his father Henry Winkler’s footsteps and become an established director and producer of television shows such as MacGyver and Arrested Development, while also debuting Flower at Tribeca Film Festival.
He operates a private practice offering concierge medicine, offering specialty eyelid care to treat diseases of the lacrimal (tear drain) system, orbit (tissue and bone surrounding eyes), thyroid eye disease as well as lesions and cancers of eyelids and face. He is skilled at complex and refractive cataract surgeries.
He is a member of MDVIP and associated with Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican – Siena Campus in Henderson, Nevada. By seeing only limited patients, he can spend more time with each one, providing personalized wellness plans tailored specifically for them.
Achievement and Honors
Winkler has earned numerous citations and awards for his film work. He was honored with the Producers Guild of America’s David O. Selznick Award and has appeared in modern classics like Raging Bull, Goodfellas and Rocky franchise movies.
He has directed multiple films, such as Guilty by Suspicion (1991) starring Robert De Niro that garnered him a nomination for the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival.
Dr. Winkler currently practices at Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, Siena Campus in Henderson, Nevada as a specialist for restless leg syndrome and bronchiectasis, being in-network with Medicare with a very high patient satisfaction rating. Winkler has also been actively engaged with softball coaching having served as co-head coach of Danville Area Community College softball team during 2005 before transitioning onto National Pro Fastpitch circuit for 2006.
Winkler was an enthusiastic outdoorsman and enjoyed exploring northern Michigan’s numerous lakes and trails on both his Harley Davidson motorcycle and ATV, riding them along Hatfield-McCoy Trails as well as snowmobiling with family and friends. Additionally, he loved ice fishing, boating and spending time with his wife and two sons.
Payton Elizabeth, Jackson Glenn and Madison Rose Winkler remain his only direct survivors; along with stepchildren Jed and Nicolle Weitzman; sister Margie Ann Cotton (Randy); aunt Amy Sue Richardson and uncle George Finkbeiner; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Steven Winkler is a concierge medicine specialist from Henderson, Nevada who graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Chicago Medical School. Currently practicing with MDVIP and affiliated with Dignity Health St Rose Dominican Hospitals Siena Campus.
Winkler is an accomplished individual with numerous areas of expertise: actor, producer, director and children’s book author.
He has amassed an estimated net worth of $40 Million. He is best-known for his role as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli on Happy Days from 1974-1984.
He has appeared in popular movies like Crazy Joe and Heroes as well as television series like MacGyver and Arrested Development, while being actively involved with several charitable causes like Cerebral Palsy Telethon and Make-a-Wish Foundation. Since 1978 he has been married to Stacey Weitzman with whom they share two children (daughter and son), all living in Los Angeles, California. Winkler himself has dyslexia, so has made efforts to spread awareness of it among his community.