Shielding Your Kids from Harmful Social Media Content

Feyza Basoglu, MD, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist. She serves in the Inpatient Adolescent Mental Health Unit on Inova Fairfax Medical Campus for Inova Behavioral Health Services. Whether you call them iGen or Generation Z, today’s adolescents and young adults are connected online more than ever. Over the past few years, we have…

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Thyroid Nodule Care at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute

The Inova Schar Cancer Institute Endocrine Tumor Program provides exceptional care for patients with  thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal tumors. This spring, the Endocrine Tumor Program will open a new Thyroid Nodule Clinic, which will help patients with thyroid nodules receive effective, coordinated care from a team of experts. Patients and referring doctors can sign up…

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Inova Schar Cancer Institute Accepting Participants in Early Detection Study for Pancreatic Cancer

Raymond Wadlow, MD, is an oncologist at Inova Schar Cancer Institute. He is board-certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine and has a special interest in gastrointestinal oncology.  If you are interested in participating in this study on pancreatic cancer, visit the Inova Saville Cancer Screening and Prevention Center to learn more. The pancreas is…

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Inova’s Minimally Invasive Surgical Options Help Patients with Heart Valve Disease

Eric L. Sarin, MD, is a cardiac and thoracic surgeon with Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI). He is Section Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Co-Director of the Structural Heart and Valve Program and Co-Director of Cardiovascular Research.  Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, MHS, is an Inova interventional cardiologist, Director of Inova’s Left Atrial Appendage Closure/WATCHMAN…

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Cardio-Oncology: What It Is, Who It’s For and How It Can Help

Jennifer Shea, MD, FACC, is a cardiologist at Virginia Heart’s Vienna office. She is Co-Founder of Inova Heart and Vascular Institute’s (IHVI) Cardio-Oncology Program.  Undergoing cancer treatment is a journey that demands your attention and focus. Many people will stop at nothing to eradicate the tumor and make the triumphant transition from “cancer patient” to…

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What You Need to Know About Cardiovascular Health During Pregnancy

Paula Pinell-Salles, MD, FACC, specializes in general cardiology and vascular medicine and is a Co-Founder of Inova’s Women’s Heart Health program. She is board certified in cardiovascular disease. Dr. Pinell-Salles is a cardiologist in Virginia Heart’s Fairfax office.  For most women, pregnancy is marked by good health and the excitement of bringing a new life into the world. Still,…

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Women and Heart Disease: Signs and Symptoms are Different from Men

Kelly Epps-Anderson, MD, is an interventional cardiologist at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. She is board certified in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease and has clinical interests in preventative care, women’s heart health, coronary artery disease and structural (valvular) heart disease. She is based at the Inova Cardiology – Fairfax office located at the Inova…

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The Mental Health Benefits of Gratitude

Karyn L. Flannagan, PsyD, serves as Vice President and Administrator, Inova Behavioral Health Services. She oversees and manages all operational functions for the behavioral health service line and is a clinical psychologist. The positive effects of gratitude have gained traction over the last 10 to 15 years. While we’re only beginning to understand the profound…

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