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 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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Inova Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center Recognized National MS Society Partner and Inova Fairfax Hospital NSCIU Recognized with Beacon Award

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Inova’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center is recognized as a Partner in MS Care by the  National MS Society. The national award recognizes healthcare providers as partners in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) care who demonstrate knowledge and expertise in treating people with MS. These providers have a relationship with the National MS Society which helps provide…

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James Ecklund, MD, Named President, Inova Neurosciences Service Line

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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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Low Back Pain: Is the Sacroiliac Joint to Blame?

Andrew Fanous, MD, is a board-eligible neurosurgeon. He has a special interest in surgical management of spine disorders and tumors. It’s an uncomfortable fact of life: About 8 in every 10 people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. That pain can be debilitating and interfere with work and other daily activities.…

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