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​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 Fair Oaks Hospital Among Best in Washington, DC Area

Washington DC – July 21, 2015 – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been ranked the #3 Best Hospital in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report. The 2015 ranking is up from #9 in 2014. The hospital also ranked #9 in Virginia, up from #14 last year. The annual U.S. News […]

Urologist at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital helps firefighter overcome prostate cancer with robotic surgery

Firefighter Takes Action to Extinguish His Cancer Four years ago, when firefighter/paramedic Dwan Starks had a prostate exam, his high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) score signaled that something might be wrong. Given his family history of prostate cancer, Starks’ urologist closely monitored his PSA level over the next few years. So last year, when his PSA […]

Dance instructor takes strides to overcome knee pain through minimally invasive surgery

Forward Leap A dancer her entire life, Karen Salb loves instructing aspiring young dancers at her Hobbs, New Mexico, dance studio. Ever since she danced her way to success in the Miss New Mexico pageant when she was in her teens, Salb has built her career around her passion for ballet. Last May, however, Salb’s […]

Certified nurse midwives provide safe, personalized care for women who are expecting

Helping Hand If you’re pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant, you may want to consider including a midwife in your birth plan. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has a team of certified nurse midwives (CNMs), who offer personalized care that puts moms’ priorities first. “We are really looking at what the woman desires from her birth […]

Safe solutions are now available for women whose pregnancies are high-risk

High-Return Solutions for High-Risk Pregnancies Women who have high-risk or complicated pregnancies now can make an appointment with a specialist on Inova Fair Oaks Medical Campus. Moustafa Hassan, MD, who specializes in maternal-fetal medicine, has an office in the new Professional Office Building (where the Cancer Center is located). High-risk pregnancy issues are common, notes […]

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital takes steps to ease patients’ pain while on hospital visits

Easing the Pain Pain is a common occurrence in a hospital, whether it is a byproduct of the healing process or a symptom of an underlying disease process. To better control that pain, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is planning to expand its pain services to include chronic pain treatment alongside its acute pain treatment. Acute […]

Fitness enthusiast utilizes Inova Fair Oaks Hospital’s weight loss surgery program to change his life

Top of His Game Sidelined by sports injuries throughout his youth, Nicholas Durso often put his passion for fitness on hold. Recuperating from injuries acquired on the baseball field or on the basketball court often meant settling for a sedentary lifestyle and piling on excess pounds. Throughout his 20s, the 5-foot 11-inch sports enthusiast tried […]

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Named Top 100 Community Hospitals for 2015

FAIRFAX, VA – (July 1, 2015) – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review 2015 list of “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the United States. The hospitals featured on the list have fewer than 550 beds and minimal teaching programs. Some are suburban hospitals, but many are located in rural areas […]

Reduce sun exposure to lessen your risk of skin cancer

Don’t Feel the Burn There are many factors that determine the likelihood that you will develop skin cancer, including your genetics and family history of the disease. However, one of the main risk factors — exposure to the sun’s UV rays — can be mitigated if you take the proper preventive steps. One of them […]

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