Understanding MS: A Primer for the Newly Diagnosed (Part 2) Rahul Davé, MD, PhD, is Medical Director, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center in the Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute.   No two MS patients experience the same disease course. Depending on an individual’s course, however, MS symptoms can be quite manageable. As the Medical Director…

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Understanding MS: A Primer for the Newly Diagnosed (Part 1) Rahul Davé, MD, PhD, is Medical Director, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center in the  Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute.   Unlike many diseases, such as heart attacks or strokes, a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis is not always black and white. It is caused by your…

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Falls Church, VA – James Ecklund, MD, FACS, COL (Ret), MC, US Army, has been named President, Inova Neurosciences Service Line.  In this role, Dr. Ecklund will be responsible for managing the performance of Inova’s highly-trained and nationally-recognized physicians who are leaders in the diagnosis, treatment and research of complex neurological conditions including neurotrauma, spine…

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Nilesh Vyas, MD, Associate Chair for Neurosurgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital (IFH), fully appreciates the efforts made nationally by leaders in medical trauma services.   “We’ve made improvements by raising awareness and using various mechanisms,” he says, citing the advent of National Trauma Awareness Month in May. “In the ’80s cars got safer. In the…

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At Inova, our team is committed to providing the highest level of care to the “greatest generation.” Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is an often misunderstood and misdiagnosed condition affecting the older population. With expert diagnosis and proper treatment, however, we can help patients with NPH live full, productive and independent lives. What is Normal Pressure…

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Gail Rosseau, MD, is the associate chairman of the Inova Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Rosseau has extensive experience with a wide range of neurosurgery procedures. She has a particular interest in caring for patients with cranial base disorders. We have a single, ambitious vision for the global neurosurgery program at Inova: Create the best center in…

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