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Inova’s ASTEC Earns Coveted Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute Status

Washington DC – August 11, 2015 – Inova’s Advanced Surgical Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) has earned the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) status as a “Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute” (AEI). Only 88 other facilities worldwide hold the AEI designation. The ACS AEI program was created in 2005 to uphold […]

Groundbreaking Therapy Saves Patient With Pulmonary Embolism

Treatment in Time It was a brisk December afternoon in downtown Fairfax. Roger Eddy was walking to the bank to make a deposit when suddenly he felt dizzy, started to see myriad small bronze-colored stars and then collapsed on the sidewalk. “I was going up an incline and I noticed that I seemed to be […]

Inova’s Top Neurology Experts Offer Comprehensive Care

Team Approach Linda Rose rarely had headaches, so two summers ago when a nagging pain in her head wouldn’t go away, her husband suggested she see her doctor. After a thorough examination, Rose’s general practitioner referred her to a hospital for imaging studies. A CT scan and an MRI revealed a 4-inch tumor on the […]

New Experimental Treatment for Breast Cancer Available at Inova

In keeping with efforts to provide the best individualized breast cancer treatment available, Inova Fairfax Hospital has recently begun offering intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). IORT is a relatively new radiation treatment for breast cancer that offers advantages over traditional radiation for some patients. Unlike traditional external radiation treatment, which is done over a period of […]

Heart Transplant Recipient Gives Back to Inova

A Heartfelt Donation Accustomed to an active schedule, Rajesh Shah, a Fairfax businessman, philanthropist and father of three, could no longer get through the day without feeling tired and short of breath. Having lived with advanced heart failure for seven years, Shah faced a worsening progression of a disease that threatened to take his life. […]

Inova’s New Hospital Devoted to Women and Children to Open Next Year

Commitment to Community Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital will soon open their doors in a brand-new location, becoming the largest hospital on the East Coast exclusively dedicated to the care of women and children. Scheduled to open in January 2016, the 660,000-square-foot facility will offer patients a technologically advanced, family-friendly setting featuring all-private […]

Inova Cancer & Heart Programs Welcome New Leaders

Leading the way in cancer and heart innovation Inova recently welcomed Donald L. Trump, MD, FACP, and Christopher O’Connor, MD, both prominent leaders in their fields, to direct our nationally recognized cancer and heart programs. In keeping with its mission to enhance the health of the community through patient-centered care and leading-edge research, Inova welcomes […]

​U.S. News releases its hospital rankings. Here’s how your local hospital fared.

Inova Fairfax Hospital ranks first in the Washington region — topping MedStar Washington Hospital Center for the fourth straight year — in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings released Tuesday. Read more.

U.S. News & World Report Names Inova Fairfax Medical Campus #1 in D.C. Metro Area Four Years in a Row

Hospital earns national ranking in Gynecology (#30) Washington DC – July 21, 2015 – For the fourth consecutive year, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus has been ranked as the #1 Hospital in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report.  Inova Fairfax also earned national recognition in Gynecology, rising to #30 in the […]

Inova’s Dr. Michael Vish Spoke with NBC Washington About Treating Baby Boy for Botulism

Inova’s Dr. Michael Vish spoke with NBC Washington about a baby boy, Benjamin Shell, that is currently being treated for botulism at Inova Children’s Hospital.

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