On this episode of DO or Do not, we interview Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum. Dr. Steinbaum is a board certified cardiologist who has devoted her career, not just to the treatment of heart disease but more importantly to it’s prevention. Although she has had an impressive post doctoral training in allopathic institutions, there is no question that her philosophy is osteopathic.
Dr. Steinbaum was raised in an “osteopathic family” with a father and multiple relatives who were D.O. Physicians. She is an alumna of Tufts University in Massachusetts and earned her D.O. degree from the A.T. Still University in Kirksville Missouri. She continued on to do internal medicine residency at Beth Israel medical center in New York City and continued as a cardiology fellow and ultimately attending physician. During her cardiology training she participated in research including multiple landmark trials
Dr. Steinbaum is a pioneer in cardiac rehabilitation and has a special interest in heart disease in women. She currently serves as a spokeswoman for the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Campaign. Dr. Steinbaum has private practice at the Juni-Ash integrative health center Dr. Steinbaum is author of the book Every Woman's Guide to a Heart-Healthy Life.
Dr. Steinbaum is an inspiration to DO’s and female physicians. We hope you enjoy the episode.