Stephen L. Kopecky, M.D.

Medical Editor

Live Younger Longer 6 steps to prevent Heart Disease, Cancer, Alzheimer’s and More

Area of Expertise

  • Atrial fibrillation and prevention of strokes
  • Clinical trials
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Hyperlipidemia and new therapies
  • Cardiovascular risk stratification and management
  • Role of lifestyle change in CV disease reduction


Dr. Kopecky, author of Living Younger Longer 6 steps to prevent heart disease, cancer, alzheimer’s and more is a cardiologist with specialty interest in prevention and is the Director of the Statin Intolerance Clinic. His clinical focus includes:

-Expertise in cardiovascular disease prevention and risk factor management
-Providing patient care in the Cardiovascular Health Clinic
-Providing patient care in the Statin Intolerance Clinic
-Providing patient care in the Familial Hypercholesterolemia Clinic

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Kopecky is active in clinical research and education, providing mentorship and training to residents and fellows, and has received multiple “Teacher of the Year” Awards from Mayo Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a highly acclaimed national and international speaker on cardiovascular disease prevention. Dr. Kopecky is the past President of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology and is the 2013 recipient of the Jan J. Kellerman Memorial Award given by the International Academy of Cardiology for distinguished work in the field of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.

Rochester, MN

Stephen L. Kopecky, M.D.