Suzanne Steinbaum

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is an attending cardiologist in private practice specializing in prevention and wellness using her unique, personalized strategy designed specifically for women called SRSHeart that empowers them to live heart-healthy lives. Previously, she was the director of Women’s Cardiovascular Prevention, Health and Wellness at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and 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 and coauthor of Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally, 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 “live from the heart.” Learn more at her website at and on Facebook and Twitter.

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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.

The Advocator

Total Cholesterol Over 200? You May Not Need a Statin.

The subject of statins and cholesterol is a super-complicated one. And your doctor probably doesn't have time for super-complicated. In-a-rush…

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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.

Women's Health

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.


Stress and Heart Health

Women are under a tremendous amount of stress every day. But they often ignore the symptoms of this stress, even as it negatively affects their health.

Health Care Providers

Take Charge of Your Medical Records

It is important to assemble a team of docs involved in all of your medical care, but the challenge is getting the team to talk with each other about them.

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What Makes You Happy? Menopause Changes That, Too

Hormones really do change how you feel. Once estrogen fades away, so does that impulse towards sacrifice. It’s time to focus on yourself!


Broken-Heart Syndrome

In this video, Suzanne Steinbaum, MD, discusses broken-heart syndrome... what it is and how it can affect your heart health.


High Intensity Interval Training and Heart Health

Is High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)—intervals of high-intensity exercise followed by two minutes of moderate exercise— too good to be true?