Suzanne Steinbaum

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is a cardiologist who has devoted her career to the treatment of heart disease through early detection, education and prevention. Her passion began when she was told, "There is no such thing as women and heart disease," while she was observing women patients being misdiagnosed and mistreated. She is director of Women's Cardiovascular Prevention, Health and Wellness at The Mount Sinai Hospital In New York City. Previously, she was director of Women's Heart Health at Northwell Lenox Hill, also in New York City. Author of Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book: Every Woman’s Guide to a Heart Healthy Life, she has been awarded a New York Times Super Doctor and a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for Cardiovascular Disease and named to New York magazine's prestigious Best Doctors list. Dr. Steinbaum is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, and a national spokesperson for the Go Red for Women campaign and a chairperson of the Go Red for Women in New York City. She is on the New York City Board of the American Heart Association. Dr. Suzanne's motto for life balance, success, healing and ultimate happiness is simply "living from the heart." Learn more at her website at and on Facebook and Twitter.

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Bring Back Your Sexy

Leading a heart-healthy life includes leading a sexual one. But you need to know to how adapt to the new realities of your evolving body chemistry.


Why Women Are at a Disadvantage When it Comes to Medical Care—with Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

In this episode, Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner and Dr. Steinbaum discuss the gender bias that exists in emergency rooms and throughout hospitals and doctor’s offices around t...

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Women: Don’t Let Your Doctor Miss Your Heart Disease

Heart disease doesn’t appear out of nowhere. If your doctor doesn’t recognize your heart issues, it is up to you to ensure they do—before a heart attack!

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“I’ve Done Everything Right…Why Am I Having Heart Problems?”

Heart disease may be preventable 80% of the time, but 20% of the time, it is difficult or impossible to make an impact with lifestyle choices alone.

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A Survive-and-Thrive Guide for the Holidays—and the New Year!

How can you make it through the holidays unscathed? To get something different you have to do something different. It’s time to change your perspective!

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The Best Way to Advocate for Your Health: Ask the Right Questions

Patients must advocate for themselves, and asking questions is where this begins. Here, secrets of better communication with your doctor.

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How to Protect Your Heart from Bad News

Bad news combined with the empathetic nature of many women has caused symptoms of stress and heart disease to surge. Five ways to protect your heart.

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Nobody Gets Healthy in a Vacuum: You Need Connection

Exercising and eating right are simply not enough. The influence of community on health is largely underestimated. Don’t ignore it!

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What Would Motivate You to Exercise More Often?

1 in 3 women (and 1 in 4 men) don’t exercise enough to prevent chronic diseases like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia, cancer. Can you do better?

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How to Hit a Moving Target: Health Information that Keeps Changing

When every day seems to bring different information about how to take care of yourself, what should you really do? Advice from Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum.

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Personalize Your Heart Disease Prevention Plan

Precision medicine has become extremely helpful in cardiology. And you don’t need expensive tests to figure out what’s right for you.

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My Balancing Act: How to Have It All

I neglected my own needs for years, giving until I made myself literally sick. I finally realized that caring for myself was key to making it all work.

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Exercise: My Secret to Happiness, Balance and a Better Life

Dr. Steinbaum shares her heartfelt account of how exercise is the most powerful, whole-health action you can take to improve every aspect of your life.

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Let Yourself Ask for Help—You’ll Be Happier and Healthier

Why is it so hard to ask for help? It’s time to get past the self-imposed stigma, and talk to your “posse.”

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Planning for Change: How to Make Transitions Easier

Life is about change. But what do we do with the debilitating fear that can come along with it? Read here about the tools to help you through.

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It’s Time to Lower Your Stress—The Not-So-Silent Killer

When it comes to stress, it is critical to look at both what stresses us out and what de-stresses us…so we can combat this chronic threat to our health.

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Heart Disease in Women: A New Paradigm for Prevention & Treatment

More women die from heart disease than from any other cause—yet this is largely preventable! Women: You can take charge of your heart health.

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The Best Health Care is Self Care

There is one thing you can do in the face of unpredictability in both health care and life itself: Protect your own physical and mental health.

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Finding Your Purpose: The Key to Less Stress, Better Health

Your best ammunition against unexpected or unwanted change is how you choose to perceive it. Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum tells why knowing your purpose is key.

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Meet the Expert: Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

In this video, Bottom Line Inc President Sarah Hiner introduces noted cardiologist and women’s health expert, Suzanne Steinbaum, MD.