Steven Horowitz, M.D. trained in Cardiology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in NY, staying on as a Research Fellow, followed by Director of the Stress Testing and Nuclear Cardiology Laboratories for an additional nine years. Dr. Horowitz subsequently served as Chief of Cardiology at Beth Israel Medical Center in NY for 14 years followed by Chief of Cardiology at Stamford Hospital in CT for 12 years. Dr. Horowitz currently serves as Medical Director, Planetree and Integrative Cardiology, at Stamford. Dr. Horowitz has been a Professor of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, Professor of Medicine and Nuclear Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and is currently Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia.
Among Dr. Horowitz’s publications include a book on Nuclear Cardiology published in English and German, and an early coming-of-age book in the mid 1970’s titled “Calling Dr. Horowitz”, the basis for a 20th Century Fox movie called “Bad Medicine”. Dr. Horowitz founded Integrative Medicine Centers in NYC and Stamford, created a center with Dr. Dean Ornish for the treatment of coronary disease through lifestyle change in the early 1990’s, and for more than a decade was the Co-academic advisor with Dr. Bernie Siegel for a Master’s Program in Experiential Health and Healing. Dr. Horowitz has been involved with the Planetree organization for nearly 3 decades as Physician Liason, and in 2007 received their Spirit of Planetree Lifetime Achievement Award. Steve has been on numerous Best Doctor lists, including New York Magazine and Marquis “Who’s Who”, and has been a Castle Connolly “Best Doctor” for more than 15 years.”