A Holistic Approach to Managing Cholesterol: Looking Beyond the Numbers

Jason Morda, MD, is an Inova cardiologist who is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He practices in the Inova Cardiology offices located in Alexandria, Springfield-Franconia, Mount Vernon and Woodbridge. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia and did his residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland. He also completed his fellowship…

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A Heart-Healthy Diet Is Easy and Satisfying

Kelsey Coulter, RDN, has been practicing as a registered dietitian since 2020, after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware. She currently provides medical nutrition therapy in the acute care setting as well as nutrition counseling and education for the cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation program at Inova Loudoun Hospital. Kelly Ellington, RDN, CSOWM, earned…

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Vascular Surgeons at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Use State-of-the-Art Techniques to Expand Range of Patients Treated for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

The vascular surgeons at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) are successfully expanding the range of patients who can be treated for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), a leading cause of death in the United States, through open surgery and less invasive, endovascular procedures. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, common causes of…

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Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Receives Recognition as a Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center from the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation

Award recognizes Inova Heart and Vascular Institute’s commitment to best practices, quality for mitral valve repair Fairfax, VA — Inova Heart and Vascular Institute has received the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award from the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation for a demonstrated record of superior clinical outcomes resulting from evidence-based, guideline-directed degenerative…

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IHVI Introduces New Cardiovascular Hybrid OR

Eric L. Sarin, MD, is a cardiac and thoracic surgeon with Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI). He is Section Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Co-Director of the Structural Heart and Valve Program and Co-Director of Cardiovascular Research. Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is one of the most technologically advanced…

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AFib Ablation Consultations and Procedures Now Available at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Leesburg, VA – Inova Loudoun Hospital is proud to announce beginning July 2021, atrial fibrillation (AFib) ablation procedures will be available at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) – Schaufeld Family Heart Center on the Lansdowne Campus. AFib is a heart rhythm problem that causes an irregular pulse. It’s a common condition, affecting approximately…

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Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Recruiting Patients for AFib Stroke Prevention Device Clinical Trial

Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, MHS, is an Inova interventional cardiologist, Director of Inova’s Left Atrial Appendage Closure/WATCHMAN Program and Co-Director of Inova’s Structural Heart Disease Program. Dr. Sherwood is board-certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. Millions of Americans have atrial fibrillation (AFib) and take oral anticoagulant medication (blood thinners) every day. These…

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IHVI Cardiologist Co-Author of Nationally Published Study on New Test to Detect Acute Heart Transplant Rejection

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The findings from a study of a new blood test offering a less invasive approach and earlier detection of acute heart transplant rejection were published in the March 23 issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association. The article is based on a study co-authored by Palak Shah, MD, MS, an Inova Heart…

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