Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is an author, cardiologist and a prominent women’s health advocate. She is the Founder and CEO of Adesso, a med-tech company that empowers women to live healthy and vital lives. Through comprehensive heart-centered prevention and wellness, Adesso aims to decrease women’s cardiovascular disease risk. 

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Dr. Suzanne’s innovative preventative model brings cardiovascular prevention to every woman regardless of location or circumstance. 

Multiple New York hospitals launched heart disease prevention programs with Dr. Suzanne at the helm. At Mt. Sinai Heart, she served as Director of Women’s Cardiovascular Prevention. She served as Director of Women and Heart Disease at Northwell Lenox Hill and Director of the Center for Cardiac and Pulmonary Health at Beth Israel Medical Center. She still runs a thriving private cardiology practice in New York City. 

She is the recipient of several highly esteemed awards, such as:  

  • NY Times Super Doctor, 2013-2020
  • Castle and Connolly Top Doctor for Cardiovascular Disease, 2012-2020
  • New York Magazine’s Prestigious Best Doctors, 2014-2015

Her book, Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book: Every Woman’s Guide to a Heart Healthy Life consistently helps countless women transform their lives. As a cardiovascular disease expert, she frequents guest spots on notable shows such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, Oz, The Doctors, and more.

She has been a national spokesperson for Go Red through the American Heart Association for eighteen years. 

Additional affiliations include:

  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • WebMD, Editor
  • Inaugural Health And Wellness Advisory Council, Peloton
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Women’s Heart Alliance
  • Medical Advisory Board, David Lynch Foundation

Dr. Suzanne’s mission is to drastically and positively change the way people view women’s cardiovascular health. 

Heart disease in women has been routinely misdiagnosed and under treated because of unconscious bias that heart disease was a “man’s disease.” Dr. Suzanne releazied that technology can remove the bias and create improved access to care and better treatment outcomes for women. This insight, launched her vision for Adesso, a first-of-its-kind software that identifies risk, and pairs women with their primary care providers on a preventative plan for health and vitality. 

In the romantic Italian language of “love and the heart”, as Dr. Suzanne says, Adesso means “now. If the time for women’s hearts is not now, then I don’t know when it will ever be.” she says. Adesso, because women can’t afford to wait. 

Women have been under incredible stress, especially since the outbreak of Covid-19,” Dr. Suzanne says. “I want women to understand that every thing they do to protect their hearts and ward off their greatest health threat, they also improve their wellbeing. Heartcare is truly the new self-care. 

Adesso aims to empower women to live healthy, vital lives through comprehensive heart-centered prevention and wellness.

Passion, knowledge, and a deep desire to help women of all backgrounds motivated her to launch this groundbreaking cardiovascular preventive program. Through her initiatives Dr. Suzanne encourages all women to start their journey to better heart health and disease prevention – Adesso. Adesso offers a heart risk analysis and interactive learning journey that guides women through every aspect of heart health prevention and wellness. 

From the bottom of Dr. Suzanne’s heart, she hopes you’ll find everything you need as a woman to fuel your individual journey to a healthy heart.