Dr. James Zidar, MD

Dr. James Zidar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. James Zidar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

2800 Blue Ridge Rd Ste 400

Raleigh, NC 27607

Contact Information

(919) 787-5380

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 97% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional 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 Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Mich Med School Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Mich Med School Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zidar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zidar's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zidar to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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 (4)

I am a 64 year old male with a 20 year history of heart disease. Throughout those years, it's been my privilege to have Dr. Zidar as my cardiologist. To characterize him as anything less than outstanding would be a disservice. Dr. Zidar connects in a manner I have yet to encounter with any other...more
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Dr. Zidar is the BEST doctor I have ever been to! He is compassionate , thorough , and has an excellent bedside manner. Not only would I highly recommend him , I do already by telling everyone I know how awesome he is! I trust him 100%!
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Dr. Zidar is a compassionate human being, who made me feel comfortable in his presence. He listened carefully to my complaints, answering my questions in a satisfying manner. We discussed the pros and cons of various medications, and I never felt that he was prescribing one medication over...more
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Very intelligent. One of the best in his field, nationally. As a bonus, he is very congenial.
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