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Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering “Ask the Expert” Lectures in October 2019

Maintaining Motion After Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgeries and Better Sleep for Better Health

Leesburg, VA – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host two lectures in October – “Maintaining Motion After Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgeries” on Tuesday,Oct. 15 and “Better Sleep for Better Health” on Monday, Oct. 21.  Both lectures will begin at 6 p.m.

Are you one of the 65 million Americans reporting back and neck pain? This issue is the number one reason for physician visits and one of the top reasons for missed time at work.  Join Dr. Ali Moshirfar, Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Medical Director of Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Spine Surgery Center of Excellence program, for an informative lecture about the latest advances in motion preservation spinal surgeries. Learn how a cervical artificial disc replacement or lumbar co-flex stabilization procedure can prevent movement restrictions, improve independence with mobility and allow you to enjoy a more active lifestyle. 

Inova Loudoun Hospital has earned the Goal Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission in spine surgery. 

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Are you wide-awake in the middle of the night? Join Dr. Rachel Spiegel, concierge medicine physician with Inova VIP 360 and board certified in family and obesity medicine, for an informative lecture about how and why sleep impacts your overall wellness. Learn how much sleep you really need, why it’s so good for you and when to see your doctor. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of how sleep affects memory, weight, heart health and blood sugar.

The lectures 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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