Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

Dr. Krajcer is an interventional cardiologist at the Texas Heart Medical Group and a member of Texas Heart Institute’s Professional Staff. He is an active member of the Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center teaching staff, training our next generation of physician-scientist and interventional cardiologists. His leadership and commitment to important international research and education collaborations is impacting the care of patients suffering from vascular diseases worldwide. Show full bio

Dr. Krajcer is an internationally recognized pioneer in his field and is the immediate past President of the International Society for Endovascular Specialists dedicated to the advancement of vascular and endovascular therapies.

Since 1996, Dr. Krajcer has participated as a co-investigator and principal investigator in many clinical trials for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease, abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, and carotid artery stenosis including: Corvita AAA trial, Hemobahn Trial, AneuRx AAA Trial, AneuRx Thoracic trial, Wallgraft Trial, Carotid Wallstent Trial, Sapphire Carotid Stent Trial, BEECH Carotid Trial, Sapphire World Registry Trial, Archer Carotid Stent Trial, Choice Carotid stent Trial, Capture I & II Carotid Stent Trials, Endologix EVAR Trials, Valor I and Valor II Trial, Captivia Thoracic Trial, Captivia Acute Dissection Trial, and Excluder Original Design vs. Low Permeability Design study.


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Texas Heart Institute Positions


  • Medical School:

    University of Zagreb, Socialist Federal Republic of Yougoslavia, Socialist Republic of Croatia

  • Internship:

    Lutheran Hospital of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

  • Residency:

    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

  • Fellowships:

    Passavant Hospital, Wesly Memorial and Lakeside VA Hospital) (Cardiology)

    Texas Heart Institiute / Baylor College of Medicine/ St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital (Interventional Cardiology)

Academic & Clinical Affiliations


  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology


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In Episode 30 of the Texas Heart Institute (THI) Education Series, Innovative Technologies & Techniques, Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer, MD discusses the current outcomes...