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 DrSuzanneSteinbaum.com and on Facebook and Twitter.

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To Stent or Not to Stent? Breakthrough Heart Study Results

This new cardiology trial is bound to overhaul treatment strategies! What patients with stable coronary artery disease should do to prevent heart attacks.

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Find Your Happiness in the Face of Life’s Challenges

Being happy all the time is not real life. And would we even want to be happy all the time? Maybe the real problem is how we define happiness.

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Recovery, Restoration and Managing Stress

It’s easy for doctors to say, “Manage your stress” but there is more to it than that. How to let yourself cycle through that deep recovery phase…

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Start Where You Are: A How-To Guide for Changing Your Life

If your doctor hasn’t given you specific advice but you are motivated to change your life and your health, let me step in and give you some guidance.

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In the Wake of Violence, Where Do You Stand?

More people are putting emotion aside, as the violence in our society starts to feel more normal. What are we without compassion or empathy?

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Creating Wellness through Healthy Communities

Trying to “be healthy” on your own is a lot tougher than trying to be healthy in fellowship with the people around you. Wellville is on to something…

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Dr. Google vs. Your Doctor: Who Do You Trust the Most?

Patients no longer seek advice from their doctors. They search the Internet and come in with well-formed opinions. But Dr. Google has a dark side.

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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.

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Heart Disease Starts Long Before the Diagnosis…So Stop Waiting

If the choices you make—a doughnut over fruit, Netflix binge over a workout—would mean you have heart disease right now, would you choose differently?

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Taking a Moment (or Several) for Life Balance

It’s tough to find balance when so many different things are pulling at us. But you can—you must—decide what to give the most energy to at any moment.

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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.