All About Brain Aneurysms: Causes, Symptoms, and Lifesaving Treatment Options at Inova

Sidhartha Chandela, MD, is a board certified and fellowship-trained minimally invasive neurosurgeon with Inova Neurosurgery. Dr. Chandela specializes in both brain and spinal neurosurgery. Your body’s arteries are strong, muscular blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from your heart to every cell in your body, including your brain. But with each heartbeat, your arteries are…

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Inova Physician Examines New Drug Treatment for Alzheimer’s

Expert Q&A with Sean Rogers, MD, PhD, System Section Chief, Inova Memory Disorders Program. Dr. Rogers directs the Inova Memory Disorders Program and has extensive experience in treating Alzheimer’s disease and overseeing Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials. Alzheimer’s disease affects 6.2. million Americans. Earlier this week, the first new drug therapy in 20 years for Alzheimer’s…

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What to Know About Inflammation of Optic Nerve Fibers in the Brain and Eye: Optic Neuritis

Dr. Sonalee Kulkarni is a specialist in neurology and expert in the specialty of neuro-ophthalmology. Expert Q&A with Sonalee Kulkarni, MD, Inova Neurosciences Q: What does a neuro-ophthalmologist treat, and how is it different from what an eye doctor treats? Neuro-ophthalmology combines areas of both neurology and ophthalmology. It requires specialized training and expertise in…

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Meeting the Challenges of Distance, Travel and Time in Parkinson’s Disease Care: Telehealth and Remote DBS Neurostimulation

Ramsey (Drew) Falconer, MD, is the Medical Director of the Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center. He is board certified in neurology and is a fellowship-trained movement disorders specialist. He also oversees several clinical trials in Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and movement disorders at the center. Discover new technology that enables remote DBS programming during…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital Receives Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Fairfax Hospital (IFH) is proud to announce it is now a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) as certified by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This is an elite designation for healthcare organizations focusing on highly specialized stroke care. Inova is one of only three…

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Inova Among Early Adopters of First-of-Kind Remote Neuromodulation Technology For Patients

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Falls Church, VA — Inova Health System is the first health system in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC area, and one of the first in the United States, to offer a new FDA-approved telemedicine option for remote neuromodulation of deep brain stimulation (DBS) patients being treated for Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor. The NeuroSphere™…

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