Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is an attending cardiologist, specializing in prevention. She has been the Director of Women's Cardiovascular Prevention, Health and Wellness at Mount Sinai Heart in New York City, after being the Director of Women’s Heart Health at Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital and has recently launched her own center focusing on prevention and women’s health. She is the author of Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum's Heart Book: Every Women's Guide to a Heart Healthy Life, teaching all women how to lead the healthiest lives by living from the heart and Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally, with the editors of Prevention. She has been awarded a New York Times Super Doctor, a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for Cardiovascular Disease and New York Magazine’s prestigious Best Doctors in the New York edition.
Dr. Steinbaum is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. She is a National Ambassador for the Go Red for Women campaign and chairperson of the Go Red for Women in New York City. She is on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association New York City Division. She has recently been named to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Women’s Heart Alliance.
Dr. Steinbaum has devoted her career to the treatment of heart disease through early detection, education and prevention. She has lectured nationally on topics of coronary artery disease, women and heart disease, and prevention. She is often cited in magazines and newspapers and is regularly seen on network news health segments as a leading consultant in the field of cardiology, women and heart disease, and prevention. She is often a guest on the network television show, The Doctors, and has been a guest on Good Morning America and The View. Her true passion in prevention for women’s hearts was seen on The Today Show.
Some recent highlights have included speaking at the United Nation' Ideagen Empowering Women and Girls 2030 Summit expanding the vision of women’s heart health with her message. She was asked to speak at the launch of Be Brain Powerful with former first lady, Laura Bush. She represented the American Heart Association at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists national conference for the release of the ground-breaking Practice Bulletin, Pregnancy and Heart Disease. She was also interviewed for the TIME magazine article, “Women Die From Heart Attacks More Often Than Men. Here’s Why- and What Doctors Are Doing About It.”
Dr. Steinbaum’s approach to a heart-centered life is detailed in her book where she shares both her philosophy and practice, including concrete changes to improve health, and heartfelt advice for wrangling with the stressors of life that can hurt the heart. She focuses on the whole woman and the lifestyle issues beyond the numbers. Dr. Steinbaum’s explanation for life balance, success, healing and ultimate happiness is simply described as “living from the heart.”
Her approach to health has led her to being on the Scientific Advisory Board of Peerbridge Health, the first medical grade wearable device focusing on proactive heart health. She was on the Scientific Advisory Boards of the Grain Foods Foundation and the Global Nutrition and Health Alliance, both addressing healthy food issues, nationally and throughout the world. She is a medical advisor of the David Lynch Foundation, using Transcendental Meditation for improving health metrics, quality of life and for stress reduction.
She has created a uniquely designed lifestyle prevention program for women empowering women with a personalized program for diet, exercise and stress management, simply titled “SRSHeart,” her initials.
Her unique perspectives on health, wellness and overall vitality by living a heart-centered life can be found at www.drsuzannesteinbaum.com, on Facebook at Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum and Twitter at @DrSteinbaum.