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Conquering a Rare Vascular Condition

Jennifer Tarr and dog Rocco

Dedicated dog owner undergoes lifesaving venous intervention following doctor’s discovery There’s no happier pooch than Rocco. He’s back to daily romps in the park with his pet parent, Jennifer Tarr, and despite the handsome Bullmastiff’s 120 pounds, he’s welcome once again on Jennifer’s lap. However, as of autumn 2018. Jennifer, 40, could barely walk Rocco.…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Achieves ANCC “Pathway to Excellence” Designation

a group of nursing employees

Inova Alexandria Hospital has earned the prestigious Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The achievement identifies the hospital as one of the best places for nurses to work and puts it among an elite group of healthcare organizations. Nationwide, only 171 hospitals have earned Pathway status. “Pathway designation is a…

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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, spine, and other topics Knees, Hips, Shoulders and Other Joints Osteoarthritis and the Latest Advances in Joint Replacement Michael Anvari, MD Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus *Physicians Conference Center 3300 Gallows Road Falls Church, VA *or join via webinar Treatment Options for Hip…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Launches Drug Take Back Program

Falls Church, VA — In another step to help curb access to and abuse of pharmaceuticals, including opioids, Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) is pleased to announce the launch of the Drug Take Back Program. This service is a safety initiative that helps patients and families avoid inappropriate access to medications for others in the household…

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Comprehensive OB-GYN Care for Every Stage of a Woman’s Life

OB-GYN Shirlington

Inova OBGYN – Shirlington’s all-female practice offers comfort, convenience At Inova OBGYN – Shirlington, women find the care they need for every stage of their lives — from puberty through menopause and beyond. “We aim to give our patients the ultimate in service, convenience and comfort,” says Hillary Robinowitz-Elins, MD,  one of four doctors in…

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Prostate Cancer Patient Is Among Friends at Inova Alexandria Hospital


Hospital provides expertise and familiarity With a long career in the healthcare field, Tom (whose name was changed to protect his privacy) instinctively knew he’d seek a second opinion about his medical care after being diagnosed with prostate cancer last year. But it was equally obvious to him that Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) Cancer Center was…

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Inova Goes the Extra Mile in Stroke Care and Treatment


Inova Alexandria Hospital’s attack on stroke As the leading cause of disability and fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, stroke remains a serious health issue. Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) recently furthered its commitment to help stroke patients. The hospital, which had been certified as a Primary Stroke Center for over a decade, recently…

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Pregnancy and Prenatal Care Inspire an Inova Nursing Career

Nakiara Bell

Nakiara Bell joins Inova Alexandria Hospital postpartum unit after positive experience When Nakiara Bell, NB, RN, a nurse in the postpartum unit at Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH), first visited IAH six years ago for prenatal care, she had no idea that her pregnancy would alter the course of her professional life. At the time, she…

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