About Dr. Steinbaum
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is an attending cardiologist and the Director of Women and Heart Disease of the Heart and Vascular Institute of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. She has done fellowship training in both Preventive Cardiology and Cardiology. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, with a subspecialty in Prevention and Women and Heart disease. 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.
Dr. Steinbaum has devoted her career to the treatment of heart disease through early detection, education, and prevention. She was one of the founders of the Women's Cardiac Care Network, a city wide program under the Continuum Hospital network, including 4 hospitals citywide in metropolitan Manhattan. 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 cardiac rehabilitation. She has been featured on The Early Show, The Doctors and Good Morning America. She has written on topics of cardiac prevention and nutrition has been quoted in many publications and magazines, such as Self, Glamour, More, Fitness and Family Circle.
She has lent her time in lecturing to multiple organizations around New York, including the United Federation of Teachers, the Hispanic Housing Society, Bloomberg, Sony, and other corporations, and was as a physician at the finish line of the More Marathon. She is a published author in Progresses in Cardiovascular Disease, on "The Metabolic Syndrome: an emerging health epidemic in women." She has also helped to educate people of the prevention of heart disease through lifestyle modification by becoming the spokesperson for Minute Maid orange juice, and Kellogg's Smart Start and Guardian cereals in both the United States and Canada.
Her work in this field has enabled her to be on the grant review panel for the Office of Women's Health through the National Institute of Health, to provide funding for programs devoted to promoting Women and Heart Disease prevention throughout the United States.
Dr. Steinbaum is a consultant for Bottom Line/Women's Health, an on-line health journal, as well as The Journal for Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Her interviews can be seen on www.singlemindedwomen.com and regularly on www.Healthday.com. Her writing and perspectives on health and wellness can be seen in the magazine, The Boulevard Long Island (www.boulevardli.com) and www.w2wlink.com, a website devoted to professional women.
She has lectured nationally from medical institutions, to insurance companies, from corporate wellness programs to intimate luncheons, including an event and Bendel's department store in New York City. Besides her lecturing, and television segments, she can be seen on the online segments on Heart Disease in www.Howdini.com, where she is always sharing her knowledge and unique perspective.
Dr. Steinbaum is Medical Director of the non-for-profit organization, Events of the Heart, with the continued goal of the education and empowerment of women in dealing with taking care of their hearts, their families and those they love. Dr. Steinbaum lends a unique perspective by guiding women in the pursuit of health by learning how to understand their issues and more effectively communicate their concerns to their physicians by taking control of their own health through education and lifestyle empowerment. Dr. Steinbaum is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and has recently been placed on the American Heart Association Medical Steering Committee to spear-head the efforts for education and awareness of Women and Heart Disease and is a Spokesperson for the American Heart Association.
Her work and passions can be seen at www.srsheart.com. Proudly, she is the mother of her toddler son, Spencer, who knows exactly where his heart is.