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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ, May 15, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ramzan M. Zakir, MD, RPVI, FACC, FSCAI, founder of the Heart and Vascular Institute of Central Jersey and Cardiac and Vascular Interventions of New Jersey, is a renowned interventional cardiologist and is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and endovascular.
Since 2009, in Dr. Zakir's role as an interventional cardiologist, he has performed thousands of successful coronary and endovascular procedures. The RWJPE Heart and Vascular Institute of Central Jersey is where he assesses the needs of his patients prior to performing complex coronary interventions. He also performs complex endovascular procedures on patients suffering from peripheral vascular disease at CVI, an outpatient office-based laboratory.
Currently, Dr. Zakir is the director of high-risk PCI and research at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas University Hospital. He is also a clinical associate professor of medicine at Rutgers Medical School – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and he is involved in research and fellow training. As a leader in interventional cardiology, he serves as principal investigator of several clinical trials to enhance the management of patients with coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease and venous disease. Dr. Zakir has authored numerous papers and is invited faculty at conferences throughout the world. He is a co-founder of the New Jersey Cardiovascular Foundation, which provides educational programs on a quarterly basis, and Cors at the Shore — a meeting to be held annually.
Dr. Zakir is a recipient of numerous awards, including the IAOTP Top Interventional Cardiologist of the Year recognition, which was featured on a billboard in Times Square, New York, as well as the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Continental Who's Who Cardiologist of the Year recognition, the Albert Einstein Lifetime Achievement Award, and Best in Medicine recognition by the American Health Council. He has also been acknowledged regularly as a Top Cardiologist by Castle Connolly, Top Docs, New Jersey Monthly Top Docs, and NJ Top Docs and Dentists. Looking forward, Dr. Zakir intends to extend his reach to more patients and continue growing on an international scale, educating other physicians on complex coronary and vascular interventions.
Dr. Zakir is an affiliate of the American College of Cardiology, a fellow of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention, and a member of the Police Defense Foundation, as well as Health Forces for Police.
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