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Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering “Ask the Expert”

Robotic MAKOplasty® Total Hip & Knee Replacements Lecture

Leesburg, VA – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host – “Robotic MAKOplasty® Total Hip & Knee Replacementson Wednesday, August 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Join Dr. Nauman Akhtar, board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Medical Director of Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Joint Replacement Program, for an informative lecture and Q&A session about the latest advances in computer navigated and robotic-assisted hip and knee replacements. Learn how MAKOplasty® Total Hip and Knee technology can help patients improve mobility, minimize pain and enjoy a more active lifestyle. Attendees will also have an opportunity to “meet the robot.” 

Inova Loudoun Hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission in knee and hip replacement and is pleased to offer the latest technology in minimally invasive robotic surgery.

The lecture will be held at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Physician’s Office Building, 44055 Riverside Pkwy., Suite 110, Leesburg. Follow signs for the South Hospital Entrance.  Free on-site parking is available.

Participation is free but seating is limited.  To register visit inova.org/AskTheExpert or call 1.855.MY.INOVA (855.694.6682).

Media Contact: Reneé Brohard, APR, 540-454-3493

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About Inova Loudoun Hospital
Founded in 1912, Inova Loudoun Hospital is a 283-bed nationally recognized hospital committed to providing comprehensive, compassionate care for the entire family.  Inova Loudoun Hospital is ranked among the top hospitals in the country for nursing excellence, emergency care services, and patient safety. Inova Loudoun Hospital is also a Joint Commission Center of Excellence for Hip and Knee Replacement, Spinal Surgery, and Stroke Care.

Inova Loudoun Hospital offers family-centered care with its children’s emergency room, children’s inpatient unit, NICU, and hospital-based natural birth center and is home to Loudoun County’s only designated trauma center. Inova Loudoun Hospital’s two additional 24/7 free-standing emergency rooms (ERs), located in Ashburn and Leesburg, are Joint Commission Certified Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals (ASRH).

About Inova
Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider, employing more than 18,000 team members and serving more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes such as the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Inova Schar Cancer Institute and Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Founded in 1956 as the Fairfax Hospital Association, Inova has grown with its surrounding community and the region to provide a full spectrum of health services, including Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,800 licensed beds.

Four of Inova’s five hospitals have received five-star rankings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; they are the only hospitals in the Washington, DC region to have earned the highest rating from the federal agency. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) was named the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area for the 5th time, according to U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 Best Hospitals rankings. Inova’s Gynecology department is the highest ranked in the region and #13 in the country. Of Inova Health System’s five hospitals, three ranked in the top ten in the DC region.  To achieve its mission of providing world-class healthcare to a diverse community, Inova is home to prominent clinicians and scientists who drive innovation to improve patient care, prevent disease and promote wellness. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org.

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