Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is an attending cardiologist and the Director of Women and Heart Disease of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. She has done fellowship training in both Preventive Cardiology and Cardiology, with a subspecialty in Prevention and Women and Heart disease. She attended the Kirsksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, the founding school of the Osteopathy, whose philosophical approach to healing incorporates a more holistic approach, along with traditional medicine, and is one of 18 D.O.’s in her family. After receiving her post-doctoral degree, she trained at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology, receiving her M.D. board certification in both, and became a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. She was the Director of the Center for Cardiac and Pulmonary Health, for cardiac rehabilitation and lifestyle management at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York prior to joining Lenox Hill.
Her book, Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book: Every Woman’s Guide to a Heart-Healthy Life- Reduce the Effects of Stress, Promote Heart Health, and Restore the Balance in Your Life, explains the importance of living from the heart to stay truly healthy, and will be released in January of 2013 through Penguin/Avery Publishers.
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, natural and alternative ways of treating heart disease and the prevention of heart disease. She is often cited in magazines and newspapers and is regularly seen on network news health segments for ABC, NBC and CBS as a leading consultant in the field of women and heart disease, preventive cardiology and topics of lifestyle management. She has been featured on The Early Show, The Doctors, Good Morning America, The Dr. Steve Show, Inside Edition and 20/20. She has written on topics of cardiac prevention and nutrition has been quoted in many publications and magazines, such as Self, Glamour, More, Fitness, The Wall Street Journal and Family Circle.
Dr. Steinbaum is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, is the recent past Medical Director for the Young Professionals division of the American Heart Association and is a National Spokesperson for the Go Red for Women campaign. She is the recipient of the 2010 recipient of the American Heart Association: Young Heart Award for Achievement in Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, and also the 2012 Women of Heart Honoree in recognition of leadership in Women’s Heart Health for Go Red in Westchester and Fairfield counties in New York and Connecticut.
Her work and passions can be seen at www.srsheart.com. Proudly, she is the mother of a son, who knows exactly where his heart is.