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Hip and knee replacements at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital gave Mary Glaunert a new lease on life

A Spring in Her Step At 70, Mary Glaunert wasn’t about to let the pain in her hip hold her back from visiting her four children who live across the country or being able to attend her grandchildren’s high school and college events. After trying different conventional therapies, including cortisone shots, to ease the pain, […]

Inova Weight Loss Services offer promise for couples trying to conceive

Weight Loss for Fertility Starting a family can be a bumpy road for some couples, especially when weight gets in the way. Obesity can cause fertility problems in both women and men. Research shows that obesity can also contribute to pregnancy problems such as hypertension, miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, stillbirth, gestational diabetes and an increased need for […]

State-of-the-art retinal procedure at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital restores patient’s vision

Seeing is Believing Katherine Austin was in the middle of an intense fitness class two winters ago when she noticed a sudden loss in her vision. Having completed a rigorous series of burpees, pull-ups and sit-ups, she glanced at the chalkboard to see the next exercise on her trainer’s list. There was just one problem. […]

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Named Top 100 Community Hospitals for 2016

FAIRFAX, VA – (August 22, 2016) – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review 2016 list of “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the United States for the fourth consecutive year. The hospitals featured on the list have fewer than 550 beds and minimal teaching programs. Some of the hospitals on this […]

Good news for preemies: Inova Fair Oaks NICU provides comforting, personalized and high-tech care

Prepared for Preemies If Your Preemie or Newborn Needs Acute Medical Care, the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Provides a Comforting, Personalized and High-Tech Option No one wants complications during childbirth, but they are all too often a reality. Laura Koscho, who gave birth at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) in […]

Anesthesia innovation: Nerve block catheter offers easier recovery

All Gain, No Pain  For eight months, Barbara Hubbard had tried numerous therapies to relieve the searing pain in her left foot, but when tendonitis in her arch made it constantly painful to walk, she knew surgery was her only answer. Having endured a painful recovery from a previous surgery, the 61-year-old administrative nurse had […]

Inova nurses helped to brighten a toddler’s hospital stay during winter blizzard

A Bright Spot in the Storm What should have been an in-and-out trip to the ER or the pediatrician’s office became a two-day ordeal for the Morrison family when their 16-month-old son, Ryan, came down with an infected lymph node during the blizzard of Jan. 22, 2016. “Because of the storm, offices were closed, and […]

Inova’s “VIP 360” service: Personal concierge medicine and executive health care

The Gold Standard in Concierge & Executive Care The physicians and staff at Inova are dedicated to providing a personalized experience for patients. One representation of this is Inova’s VIP 360˚ program, which offers both concierge medicine and an executive health program. “This program, when you look at it, is about providing quality and access,” […]

Undergoing cancer treatment? Patients can save time at the newly expanded Inova Fair Oaks all-in-one cancer center

All Under One Roof In an exciting move to expand cancer services to the local community, Inova Schar Cancer Institute (ISCI) on the Inova Fair Oaks Medical Campus has recently added two new physician groups to its top-notch team of practitioners. The team of eight highly trained specialists vastly increases the cancer and blood disorder […]

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 […]

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