Dr. Francis Zidar, MD

Dr. Francis Zidar, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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47 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Francis Zidar, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

Austin Heart, PA

3801 N Lamar Blvd Ste 300

Austin, TX 78756
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zidar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Zidar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zidar "The Mission of Austin Heart is to provide exceptional cardiac and vascular care to every patient every day with a spirit of warmth, friendliness, and personal pride."

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Michigan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Michigan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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
Media & Publications
  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Heart Hospital of Austin

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Zidar is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Zidar's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zidar to family and friends
23 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Zidar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Always enjoyed going to Dr. Zidar. Usually get in early, nurse Lisa always professional and so is Barbara. Super people and doctors. I owe a lot to Dr. Zidar. I recommend him to my friends.
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I have been a patient of Austin Heart since 1998 and a patient of Dr. Zidar's since he first joined the staff, which was just a few years after. He has literally kept me alive and living a great quality of life with diligence, his amazing diagnostic, treatment and surgical skills. In spite of his...more
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My 1st visit with Dr. Zidar was great he seems to genuinely care about his patients and their hearts. as well as over all health.
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Very good dr.he take his time with patients. Makes you feel very relax. His staff is very professional
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I have been a patient of Dr. Zidar for 12 years. His group of associates, Austin Heart, opened a new office 40 miles closer to my home, but I still choose to drive the extra distance to keep him as my doctor. He is highly competent, he listens, and he cares. The same goes for the excellent staff...more
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