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Reconstructive ACL surgery helps a Northern VA high schooler get back on the soccer field

Game On Ismail Waziry, a 19-year-old high school senior from Woodbridge, Virginia, has been playing soccer since he came to the United States from Pakistan in 2009. Early in 2015, he had an experience familiar to many athletes: he tore his anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL. “It was during a game,” Ismail says. “I tried […]

CPAP doesn’t work for you? Inova doctor develops new sleep apnea treatment

Good News for Sleep Apnea Sufferers For people with sleep apnea who can’t get the relief they need from continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines — devices to help open airways — or other treatments, there may be an answer.  Michael Abidin, MD, who specializes in ear, nose and throat disorders, has been developing a state-of-the-art […]

Heartburn Treatment Center at Inova Alexandria helps patients experience relief from heartburn, GERD and related disorders

Feel the (Heart)Burn? Inova Alexandria Hospital recently opened its new Heartburn Treatment Center, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to treating heartburn and related disorders. The center’s director is surgeon G. Kevin Gillian, MD, who is well-known for his expertise in treating heartburn, also known as gastroesophageal reflux (GER). The center offers conservative and surgical treatment options. […]

Young woman thrives after severe stroke, thanks to the experts at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Time is Brain Having moved to the East Coast from California to complete her law degree, Cynthia Swift, 34, was busy launching a new career in public policy. The job required numerous hours at a computer and Cynthia pushed herself to adjust to the demands of her new workload. In late November, she began to […]

Washington Redskins and Inova Form Strategic Health and Wellness Partnership

Loudoun County facility to be renamed to Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park as the two organizations launch new programs and initiatives to improve the overall health of the community LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — July 25, 2016 — The Washington Redskins and Inova announce today a strategic partnership to bring timely and relevant health and […]

Northern Virginia Chamber Awards Knox Singleton Lifetime Achievement Award

2016 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards Falls Church, VA. –June 22, 2016 – Inova CEO Knox Singleton today was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards. The award was presented to Mr. Singleton at the Chamber’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon on Tuesday, June 21. Presented across […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Earns Recertification as a Primary Stroke Center

Alexandria, VA – June 16, 2016 – The Joint Commission recently recertified Inova Alexandria Hospital as a Primary Stroke Center, indicating that the hospital’s services provide patients with the best chance of survival, minimize the results of a stroke and improve recovery. Inova Alexandria Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the Washington, DC, metropolitan […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Joint Replacement Programs Receive Joint Commission Recognition

FALLS CHURCH, VA – June 16, 2016 – Inova Alexandria Hospital is the first hospital in the Washington metropolitan area, and the second in Virginia, to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for outstanding care in shoulder replacement. The Gold Seal recognizes facilities that make exceptional efforts to meet the unique needs of patients, […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Offers State-of-the-Art Surgical Table for Hip Replacement

Alexandria, VA – June 16, 2016 – Inova Alexandria Hospital now offers an exciting new option in surgical technology for total hip replacement patients: The Hana® Surgery Table – the only surgical table designed exclusively for hip and knee replacement. With its unique capability to position the leg, the Hana table enables orthopedic surgeons to […]

Patient’s awareness of family heart history leads to lifesaving treatment at Inova Alexandria

When (Heart) History Doesn’t Repeat Norma Ely-Jones, a 53-year-old retired air traffic controller and U.S. Army Reserves colonel from Fort Washington, MD, always knew that she was at risk for heart disease. “My mom had heart disease and she had a heart attack 20 years ago, at the same age I am,” Norma says. “All […]

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