News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

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Come to an Ask The Expert Lecture

Ask The Expert lectures are available on a range of topics.

Physicians to speak on care for joints, heart and other topics Joints and Spine MAKOplasty® Total Hip & Knee Replacements: Meet the Robot Nauman Akhtar, MD Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6 p.m.Inova Loudoun Hospital Physician Office Building44055 Riverside Parkway, Suite 110Leesburg, VA Men’s Health Prostate Health — What You Need to Know Inova Physician Panel Thursday, June…

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Back on Track After Life-Threatening Stroke

Inova patient runs Antarctic race

Runner resumes sport after recovering from bleeding brain aneurysm When Brooke Sydnor Curran, then 50, finished the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC, last fall, it was a crisp October afternoon and nothing seemed out of the ordinary. Her husband and three daughters were cheering her on and, like the previous 116 marathons she…

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Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

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Inova provides options, such as colonoscopy, to patients Condition: Colorectal cancer, sometimes called colon cancer or bowel cancer, is a common form of cancer, affecting about 1 in 24 women and 1 in 22 men at some point in their lives. Screening Options: If you’re anxious about the thought of a colonoscopy, you have alternatives.…

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Art in Action for Cancer Care

Inova cancer patient art exhibit

Arts and Healing program makes a difference for cancer patients at Inova The Arts and Healing program at Inova Schar Cancer Institute (Inova Schar) promotes the healing power of the environment on those affected by cancer, both through art installations and clinical applications. Thoughtfully selected original art can be much more than a simple distraction;…

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Forging a New Frontier in Kidney Transplant

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Inova Fairfax Medical Campus patient takes part in a potentially revolutionary clinical study For about three years, Don Davis, a 58-year-old Deputy Chief Information Officer who lives in Prince William County, had severe kidney problems. This included living with kidney failure — his kidneys functioned at less than 15 percent of normal capacity — for…

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Medical Tattooing for Cancer Survivors

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Marnie Rustemeyer is a licensed and board certified permanent cosmetic professional at Inova Medical Spa at Schar Cancer Institute. A former Wall Street executive, Marnie is a thyroid cancer survivor and a breast cancer “previvor.”  She began her career in medical tattooing after being diagnosed with the BRCA gene mutation and undergoing a preventive double…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Receive an ‘A’ for Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Falls Church, VA – Inova is proud to announce that all five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Health System’s efforts to achieving excellence by protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. This is the second consecutive grading period that…

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Steve Motew, MD, MHA Named Inova Chief Physician Executive

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FALLS CHURCH, VA– Inova announces that Steve Motew, MD, MHA, has been named Inova Health System’s Chief Physician Executive (CPE), effective today.  In this role, Dr. Motew will be responsible for building a comprehensive and integrated clinical and physician enterprise as the centerpiece of Inova Health System. This newly created role is a key part…

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