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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 […]

Suffer from heartburn? Doctors at Inova Alexandria Hospital use latest technologies to stop Gastroesophageal Reflux before it gets worse

Gut Check: Heartburn can become more than just an annoyance Gastroesophageal reflux, also known as heartburn, is a common problem for people in the Northern Virginia area, as well as across the country. For about 20 percent of the U.S. population, heartburn goes beyond occasional discomfort and becomes more serious and chronic, turning into a condition […]

Project Search nurtures young workers at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Growing Talent Inova Alexandria Hospital is engaged in a community-minded initiative to help students with cognitive and physical disabilities develop on-the-job training. For the last four years, it has offered Project Search, a one-year internship program for students with disabilities in their last year of high school eligibility. The program is a win-win for everyone […]

Women’s Auxiliary pledges $1 million gift to Inova Alexandria Hospital

The Twig Pledges Another $1 Million New gift to fund renovations at the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit “The Twig”, the Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital, recently pledged another $1 million gift to the hospital – this time, to fund renovations at the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. The funds will go toward renovations in the […]

Inova Alexandria serves women with new fibroid treatment program

Fibroid Support for Women Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) already offers individualized care for women; now, we are pleased to announce a new multidisciplinary fibroid treatment program led by Barry Rothman, MD, a gynecologist and Women’s Unit Medical Director, and Keith Sterling, MD, an interventional radiologist and Medical Director of the IAH Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital offers moms & babies personalized support with WHO “baby friendly” program

Mother-Baby Bonding Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) has received the prestigious Baby-Friendly Hospital designation from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This recognition celebrates birthing centers around the world with superior breastfeeding care and mother-baby bonding experiences. After Kelly Escarrega, 36, gave birth to her twin boys at the Inova Alexandria […]

Prince William County Police Department to Host A Blood Drive in Honor of Fallen and Wounded Officers

Sterling, VA – March 25, 2016 – The Prince William County Police Department is teaming up with Inova Blood Donor Services to host a “Blood for Heroes” community blood drive on Monday, April 4, 2016 in honor of its fallen and wounded officers from February’s incident. According to Chief of Police, Stephan M. Hudson, “The […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital First in U.S. To Treat Uterine Fibroids with New Fully Robotic Technology

Keith M. Sterling, MD, is chief of cardiovascular and interventional radiology at Inova Alexandria Hospital and an associate professor of radiology at George Washington University School of Medicine. He is board certified in diagnostic, vascular and interventional radiology and has particular clinical interest in peripheral vascular disease, pulmonary embolism, acute stroke and women’s intervention. Read […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Temporarily Restricts Visitors Due to Increased Flu

Update: Visitations restrictions have been lifted as of May 7, 2016. FALLS CHURCH, VA– February 29, 2016 – Due to increased flu-like illness activity at Inova Alexandria Hospital, the hospital has instituted temporary changes to their visitation policy. The temporary measures apply to visitors until further notice: No visitors under the age of 16 No visitors with any […]

Inova Cancellations, Closings and Delays Due to February 2016 Winter Storm

Updated as of February 16, 2016, 7:30 a.m.:  The National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington DC has issued a winter advisory until February 16, 2016 at 1o a.m. As always, Inova hospitals and emergency care centers will be open 24/7. We will post any cancellations, closings or delays due to the storm. Stay safe and warm! For […]

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