Dr. Francis J. Zidar, MD

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology • Male • Age 44

3801 N Lamar Blvd # 300
Austin, TX 78756
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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

Dr. Zidar's Offices

Austin Heart, PLLC
Central - Austin Heart
3801 N Lamar Blvd # 300
Austin, TX 78756
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Heart Hospital of Austin
3801 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78756
St. David's Medical Center
919 East 32nd Street
Austin, TX 78705

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    Phone & Address

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Zidar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Austin Heart, PLLC
    Central - Austin Heart
    3801 N Lamar Blvd # 300
    Austin, TX 78756
    1-800-494-8309
    Contact Information
    (512) 206-3600 (Office)
    (512) 407-1874 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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  2. Dr. Zidar's Experience

    Dr. Zidar's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiology
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angiogram
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Procedures
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
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    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Venous Hypertension
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    Background Check for Dr. Zidar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Cum Laude; Boston College, School of Arts & Sciences, 1992
    • Bristol Myers Squibb Research Award Winner: Cardiology, 2002
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta - National Pre-Medical Honor Society, 1992
    • Book Chapter, 2004
    • Publication, 1993
    • Publication, 1993
    • Publication, 1995
    • Publication, 2004
    • Publication, 2008
    • Publication, 1996
    • Publication, 2004
    • Publication, 2004
    • Book Chapter, 2007
    • Publication, 1991
    • Publication, 2003
    • Publication, 2003
    • Publication, 2004
    • Publication, 1995
    • Publication, 1996
    • Publication, 2003
    • Publication, 1995
    • Book Chapter, 2004
    • Sudden Cardiac Death, 2008
    • Identifying Heart Disease, 2008
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MEDICAL SCHOOL
    Graduated in 1997

    Internship Hospital

    University of Michigan Hospital
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    University of Michigan Hospital
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 2004
    Duke University Hospital
    Complete in 2005

    Undergraduate Schools

    Boston College
    Graduated in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Zidar & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Zidar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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      Heart Hospital of Austin

    • Seton Medical Center Austin

    • St. David's Medical Center

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Zidar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zidar to family and friends

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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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