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Robin West, MD, heads up new Inova Sports Medicine Program

Sports Medicine News Inova has started a Sports Medicine Program, and has recruited orthopedic surgeon Robin West, MD, former assistant team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers and former head physician for teams at Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh, to be the program’s Medical Director. “I’ve watched the development of the facility at the University […]

State-of-the-art ankle replacement returns a champion golfer to form

Back in the Swing Winning golf tournaments is part of Mimi Hoffman’s DNA. But debilitating ankle pain threatened to derail her success. When she competed in the 2013 USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championship, the pain was so severe she could barely walk the course. “I realized if I didn’t do something, my golf career was […]

Timely, cutting-edge care helps a local stroke patient defy the odds

Not a Second Lost Barbara Detrich knew something was terribly wrong. Her 84-year-old mother Sophie, who’d been cheerfully answering TV game show questions, suddenly went quiet. Her eyes were frozen open and her mouth vibrated. At first, Barbara thought her mother was choking, but when paramedics arrived, they recognized she was having a stroke. Sophie […]

Inova opens new Melanoma & Skin Cancer Center

Skin Care Experts Inova Fairfax Hospital has opened the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center, the region’s only multispecialty skin cancer program. “Inova is a great place for my team and I to offer our specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of skin cancer,” says Suraj Venna, MD, a board-certified dermatologist […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital announces expansion plans; new women’s and children’s hospital to open next year

Major Developments for Fairfax County ExxonMobil Campus Acquisition On February 9, Inova announced that it had selected the ExxonMobil Fairfax Campus as the destination for a planned medical expansion in Falls Church, Virginia. The 117-acre site will be the home of the Inova Center for Personalized Health, as well as the Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) […]

Shoulder replacements can restore quality of life

Reach High If you’re experiencing severe pain in your shoulder and you haven’t found relief through nonsurgical treatments like medications or physical therapy, then shoulder replacement surgery may be an option to consider. “Shoulder replacement is a very effective procedure,” says Jeffrey Lovallo, MD, Surgical Director, Inova Shoulder Replacement Program. “The doctors in our program […]

Inova’s Dr. Bryan Raybuck Shares How New Cath Labs are Reducing Radiation Exposure with WUSA 9 , February 18, 2015

Inova’s Dr. Bryan Raybuck, interventional cardiologist with Inova, shared with WUSA 9 how new cath labs are reducing radiation exposure to patients on February 18, 2015.

Cancellations, Closings and Delays for Inova Due to February 2015 Winter Storm

Updated as of February 17, 2015, 11 a.m. Cancellations, closings and delays on February 17, 2015 due to the forecasted inclement weather: New Moms Support Group at Franconia Alliance Church, from noon- 1:30pm, is cancelled. Inova Healthsource Childbirth Education classes are cancelled. Employees: Epic classes are cancelled for employees. Inova Urgent Care Centers will open […]

Heart devices save trainer from rare disease, WUSA 9 , February 13, 2015

Brian Stevens, a personal trainer in Bowie, MD, was diagnosed with sarcoidosis. He received two Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) before receiving a heart transplant at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He shared his story with WUSA 9 on February 13, 2015.

Inova Announces the Inova Center for Personalized Health Site on ExxonMobile Fairfax Campus, WUSA 9, February 9, 2015

Inova announces the Inova Center for Personalized Health will be on the ExxonMobile Fairfax Campus.

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