Inova’s Christopher O’Connor to Receive Distinguished Scientist Award from American College of Cardiology


Falls Church, VA (February 4, 2021) The American College of Cardiology (ACC) recently announced Christopher O’Connor, MD, MACC, President of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), was chosen to receive the 2021 ACC Distinguished Scientist Award – Clinical Domain. This award recognizes Dr. O’Connor’s extraordinary career as a trailblazer in cardiovascular and heart failure…

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Personalized Care for Heart Failure Patients

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Robert Cole, MD, shares how the CardioMEMS™ device is improving the lives of those living with congestive heart failure Using the state-of-the-art CardioMEMS™ device, Inova’s advanced heart failure specialists can monitor their patients’ conditions remotely, promptly identifying when medical intervention is needed to help avoid repeated and costly admissions to the hospital. Congestive heart failure…

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Lessen Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

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Marianne Sherman, MA, CVRN-BC is a cardiac rehabilitation clinician for Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Loudoun and Inova Fairfax Hospitals. She has more than 25 years of experience including unit management, the development of individualized treatment plans for patients with diverse cardiac diagnoses, exercise prescription, and patient education to reduce cardiovascular disease risk. Heart…

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Inova’s heart team gives emergency lifesaving care to a young soldier from Walter Reed

Victory on the Home Front All the way from Kosovo: A U.S. Army specialist with rapidly declining heart function due to infection was transferred via Macedonia, then Germany, then Walter Reed Medical Center, and finally to Inova to receive life-saving care. The extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine took the burden off his heart and lungs…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Program Certified by Industry Leader

Media Contact: Allison Kenty, 703-504-3840  Helping patients recover from cardiac and pulmonary disease faster  Alexandria VA (September 10, 2013) – Inova Alexandria Hospital is proud to announce the certification of its Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Inova Alexandria Hospital was recognized for its commitment to improving the…

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