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Inova Heart and Vascular Institute to Reunite Heart Recovery Patients with their Medical Caregivers

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) is hosting a Heart Recovery Reunion on December 13, to honor and reunite patients who have survived advanced heart failure or a heart attack complicated by cardiogenic shock. This event will celebrate those who have recovered following use of innovative treatments available at IHVI and will…

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Inova Fairfax Earns National Award for Quality

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Falls Church, VA – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded…

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What is Pulmonary Hypertension? Learn the Facts to Breathe Easy

Oksana A. Shlobin, MD, is a member of Inova Medical Group board-certified in pulmonary disease. She is the director of education for the Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital.   Many people know that high blood pressure is cause for concern. But most people are not aware that…

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Recovering from trauma is possible

Shira Rothberg, LSW, coordinates the Trauma Survivors Network and provides counseling for trauma patients at Inova Trauma Center on Inova Fairfax Medical Campus.   When it comes to surviving and healing from trauma, Shira Rothberg, LSW, understands the value that support provides. As Coordinator of the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) at Inova, Rothberg provides counseling…

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Unbreakable Bonds: Trauma surgeon helps build connections between current patients and survivors

Robert A. Hymes, MD, is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. He is a member of the Inova Trauma Center team on Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Northern Virgina. He specializes in the management of fractures, nounions/malunions, pelvis and acetabular fractures/injuries and bone infections. For Robert A. Hymes, MD, orthopedic trauma…

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Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Treated Effectively at Inova

Holding Steady: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) helped Wayne Lewis regain his quality of life Wayne Lewis can do things he hasn’t been able to do for more than a decade. After receiving deep brain stimulation (DBS) at the Inova Movement Disorders Program, the 72-year-old retiree, who lives in upstate New York, is back to enjoying…

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Inova’s Urgent Care Centers Provide Child-Centered Services

Tailor-Made For Kids As every parent knows all too well, children’s illnesses and injuries are not limited to doctors’ office hours. Until recently, the only option for nights and weekends was the emergency room (ER), which could come with long waits for minor incidents. Specialized pediatric urgent care in Northern Virginia Inova’s three specialized pediatric…

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