Dr. Superko is an internationally recognized expert in preventive cardiology trained at the State University of New York and the University of California-Davis. He conducted multiple NIH- funded clinical trials as Director of the Stanford University Lipid Research Clinic and as Director of the University of California, Berkeley, Cholesterol Research Center. He is currently on the editorial board of five medical journals and serves as a medical publication’s reviewer. Thus far, he has published 172 manuscripts, 20 textbook chapters, one public book and 132 abstract presentations.
As a fellow of the American Heart Association, he served as the Director of the American Heart Association Lipid Disorders Training Center in California and Chairman of numerous National medical educational programs. Of his awards and recognitions; he is most proud of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation Physician Laureate of which he was recognized for writing and directing the FEMA Firefighter Heart Disease Prevention Study and his continued efforts on behalf of the Firefighter community in their fight against heart disease.
As a Founder and Medical Director of Berkeley HeartLab, he established the first commercial laboratory to bring advanced research lab testing to the lay community. As Chief Medical Officer and Vice President at Celera Corporation he further contributed to advance clinical utility and education of cardiovascular genetics. He currently has an active preventive cardiology practice in Monterey California and serves as a Medical Advisor to Select Lab Partners to guide the utility of advanced Cardiovascular testing and programming.