News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

Posts Tagged ‘IAH’

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Spinal Stenosis Surgery Helps CrossFit Enthusiast Go the Distance 

Spinal stenosis

Procedure targets narrowed spinal canal A competitive CrossFit athlete, Terri Farley is in peak physical condition. So she knew something wasn’t right a few years ago when she could not lift a gallon of milk off of her counter to put it away in the fridge. “I didn’t really have bad pain in my neck…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis and What Should I Know About It?

deep vein thrombosis

Q and A with Anthony Comerota, MD, vascular surgeon at Inova Alexandria Hospital As care continues to improve for cardiovascular diseases, we’re observing reduced rates of heart attack and stroke. However, there is increasing incidence of venous thromboembolic events, such as deep vein thrombosis  (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) and death due to PE. DVT is…

Read More

Inova nurses recognized with statewide awards for excellence

The Virginia Nurses Association (VNA) has named its 40 Under 40 Award winners. Congratulations to the following Inova winners and honorable mentions: Katherine Eichin, Inova Alexandria Hospital Yovaletta Scruggs, Inova Alexandria Hospital Rebecca Berry, Inova Loudoun Hospital Enkh-Ochir Sanz, Inova Alexandria Hospital (Honorable Mention) Stephanie Fitch, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (Honorable Mention) Season Majors, Inova…

Read More