Dr. Steinbaum’s Bio


Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is an attending cardiologist and the Director of Women’s Heart Health of Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. She has done fellowship training in both Preventive Cardiology and Cardiology. She is the author of Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book: Every Woman’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 and 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 Spokesperson for the Go Red for Women campaign and chairperson of Go Red for Women in New York City.   She is on the New York City Board of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Suzanne has devoted her career to the treatment of heart disease through early detection, education, and prevention. She was the host of a magazine-like health show, Focus onHealth. 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 for ABC, NBC and CBS, CNN, WPIX and FOX as a leading consultant in the field of cardiology , women and heart disease, and prevention. She is frequently interviewed for breaking news in U.S. News and World Report, Healthday and WebMD. She has written on these topics and is often quoted in publications, such as Self, Glamour, More, Fitness, The Wall Street Journal and Family Circle. She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, Lifescript.com, Dr. Oz, Bottomline Health, and Sharecare.

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. Suzanne’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 has been the Medical Director of Women’s Health in developing MyWanda.com, a personalized app, using individualized tailored lifestyle advice based on the concepts in her book. She is 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 the Medical Director of the David Lynch Foundation’s Center for Women and Girls’ Health and Wellness, using Transcendental Meditation for improving health metrics, quality of life, and for stress reduction.

Her unique perspectives on health, wellness and overall vitality by living a heart-centered life can be found at www.srsheart.com, on Facebook at Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum and Twitter at @DrSteinbaum.