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Why Should I Take My Child to an Inova Pediatric ER or Urgent Care Center?

Dr. Rick Place

By Rick Place, MD, Medical Director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Inova Children’s Hospital, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Nothing is scarier to a parent than having a sick child. At Inova, we are committed to caring for children within both our emergency and urgent care facilities. Inova Children’s Hospital (ICH) at Inova Fairfax Medical…

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Fever Phobia: When To Worry About Your Child’s Temperature

Board-certified pediatric emergency physician Eugenie Charles, MD, and Erin Rovelli, RN, serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. Fevers are practically a universal rite of childhood. Fortunately, fever is not as dangerous as many parents fear. As…

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Inova Children’s Heart Program Provides Specialized Care

Tiny Heartbeats: Lucas Collazo, MD, and Mitchell Cohen, MD, lead program that monitors congenital heart disease Lucas Collazo, MD, congenital cardiac surgeon, and Mitchell Cohen, MD,  pediatric and adult congenital electrophysiologist, serve on the highly regarded Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI)  team. In October 2017 they partnered to co-direct the Inova Children’s Heart Program,…

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Inova Children’s Hospital Ranks 40th in Neonatology in U.S. News & World Report 2018-19 Best Children’s Hospitals

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has ranked Inova Children’s Hospital among the best in the nation for the sixth year in a row.   Inova ranked #40 in Neonatology in the new 2018-19 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today. This ranking is up from…

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People

Mitchell Cohen, MD, FACC, FHRS, is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist specializing in pediatric arrhythmias, electrophysiology and hereditary causes of sudden cardiac death in children, adolescents and sometimes their parents. He is the co-director of the Children’s Heart Program and director of Pediatric Electrophysiology at Inova Children’s Hospital. The horror stories pop up every so often…

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Listen to Your Parents: Parent Advisory Council Benefits Inova Children’s Hospital

Jamie Gentille is the director of Child Life Services at Inova Children’s Hospital. She leads a team of specialists who support children and families through surgery, outpatient procedures, or hospital stays, through activities including pre-surgical tours and preparation, medical and therapeutic play and support during medical procedures.   Inova Children’s Hospital is staffed with experts…

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Prenatal Planning: Do You Need Antenatal Testing?

Alfred N. Khoury, MD, is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at the Inova James G. Sites Antenatal Testing Center and Inova Loudoun Hospital Antenatal Testing Center. He is board-certified in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology. Pregnancy is an exciting and often nerve-wracking time. But if there are concerns or complications, the James G. Sites Antenatal…

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