Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Now Offering Advanced Joint Replacement Technology

Alexandria, VA – As part of Inova’s continued investment in the latest surgical technology, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) is proud to offer Mako SmartRobotics™ for hip and knee procedures. Mako technology allows for more precise and accurate placement of the implants around the joints, reducing complications, pain and recovery time. “Mako technology allows me…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital’s Orthopedic Surgeons Give Gift of Mobility

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Two patients to receive free joint replacement surgery Mount Vernon, VA – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital orthopedic surgeons Robert Sershon, MD and William Hamilton, MD, participating in Operation Walk USA, will donate their world-class surgical skills to benefit two local residents, giving each of them the gift of mobility and improved quality of life with…

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Joint Replacement Patient Is Back in Step

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Two knee replacements later, Kay Goss is enjoying life’s latest reward Kay Goss loves to snuggle with her grandson, Kirby, and read a good book with him. Of course, he’s just a toddler, so the books are short, often made of cardboard and usually filled with lift-up flaps. “It’s our favorite thing to do together,”…

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Inova Goes to the Olympics

Inova Mount Vernon’s Dr. Sameer Nagda serves as Team Physician to Olympic Women’s Soccer Team in Rio Inova Mount Vernon orthopaedic surgeon Sameer Nagda, MD had the privilege of serving as Team Physician for the United States Olympic Women’s soccer team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. “It is an honor and privilege to be a part…

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Inova Mount Vernon Joint Replacement Center continues its pioneering care options

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Leading the Pack Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is a trailblazer when it comes to minimally invasive outpatient joint replacement. Nitin Goyal, MD, and colleagues at the Inova Joint Replacement Center performed the first outpatient knee and hip replacements in the Northern Virginia area. Dr. Goyal is a hip and knee replacement surgeon with a special…

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Inova Mount Vernon joint replacement docs provide a game plan that boosts patient confidence, speeds recovery

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Joint Patients: Setting You Up for Success If your doctor recommends joint replacement surgery, a little preparation can go a long way in improving your experience before, during and after your procedure. The Joint Replacement Clinic at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital partners with patients and their families to create a detailed plan of care. During…

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Giving the Gift of Mobility: Inova Mount Vernon and Operation Walk USA

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, VA – Each December, surgeons within the Inova Joint Replacement Center (IJRC) give honor to their commitment to our community through their participation in a national program called “Operation WalkUSA.” In this program, several Inova Mount Vernon Hospital orthopedic surgeons annually provide free hip and knee replacements to local residents who otherwise would…

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Shoulder replacements can restore quality of life

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Reach High If you’re experiencing severe pain in your shoulder and you haven’t found relief through nonsurgical treatments like medications or physical therapy, then shoulder replacement surgery may be an option to consider. “Shoulder replacement is a very effective procedure,” says Jeffrey Lovallo, MD, Surgical Director, Inova Shoulder Replacement Program. “The doctors in our program…

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Quality of life steers knee replacement decision

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For a local woman and her surgeon, quality of life steers knee replacement decision When Judith Rodney was in her early 50s, three doctors told her that she was too young to have her knees replaced. But her arthritis was growing worse over time, causing her tremendous pain, stiffness and curvature in her knee joints.…

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