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Inova’s Dr. Ganesh Venkataraman Spoke About “Fixing the Beat of the Heart” on WUSA 9, February 26, 2015
Inova’s Dr. Ganesh Venkataraman, MD, cardiac electrophysiologist with Inova Medical Group, spoke with WUSA 9 about a new approach to treat arrhythmia called epicardial ablation on February 26, 2015.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:53:33 PM

Geting Past “I Don’t Have Time for Exercise”
As an ACE certified personal trainer, the most common excuse I hear for not exercising is, “I don’t have time!” The excuse of not having enough time initially seems valid when a client begins to describe his/her busy schedule and multiple life demands. To be real, our lives today can seem more like juggling acts […]
Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:06:41 PM

Mind Over Matter: “How To See Beyond Weight Loss”
Whether you lose weight by dieting, Bariatric surgery, or through some other means, there is a common pitfall that often leads to regaining weight. People set unrealistic expectations of how their lives will look after they have reached their weight loss goal.  People often think that losing weight will solve all the problems they are […]
Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:00:57 PM

Recipes of the Month: Microwave Protein Popcorn, Denver Scramble
Microwave Protein Popcorn Submitted by Michelle Lopez Higgins*; adapted from This recipe calls for making your own microwave popcorn, then adding one scoop of your Bariatric Advantage protein to take this popcorn to a more nutrient dense protein snack!  This is a wonderful high fiber (now high protein) snack that one of our patients contributed.  Michelle is […]
Thursday, February 26, 2015 4:56:04 PM

Nutrition Corner: It’s All About Protein & Produce
With the winter season wrapping up and (hopefully) warmer temperatures are approaching, many patients are looking to get back on track. If you’ve fallen into that category, then here is a blog just for you. Remember, while all nutrients are important after weight loss surgery, protein and produce should continue to come first. Did you […]
Thursday, February 26, 2015 4:47:08 PM

Robin West, MD, heads up new Inova Sports Medicine Program
Sports Medicine News Inova has started a Sports Medicine Program, and has recruited orthopedic surgeon Robin West, MD, former assistant team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers and former head physician for teams at Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh, to be the program’s Medical Director. “I’ve watched the development of the facility at the University […]
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:02:43 PM

State-of-the-art ankle replacement returns a champion golfer to form
Back in the Swing Winning golf tournaments is part of Mimi Hoffman’s DNA. But debilitating ankle pain threatened to derail her success. When she competed in the 2013 USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championship, the pain was so severe she could barely walk the course. “I realized if I didn’t do something, my golf career was […]
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:13:14 PM

Timely, cutting-edge care helps a local stroke patient defy the odds
Not a Second Lost Barbara Detrich knew something was terribly wrong. Her 84-year-old mother Sophie, who’d been cheerfully answering TV game show questions, suddenly went quiet. Her eyes were frozen open and her mouth vibrated. At first, Barbara thought her mother was choking, but when paramedics arrived, they recognized she was having a stroke. Sophie […]
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:02:41 PM

Inova opens new Melanoma & Skin Cancer Center
Skin Care Experts Inova Fairfax Hospital has opened the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center, the region’s only multispecialty skin cancer program. “Inova is a great place for my team and I to offer our specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of skin cancer,” says Suraj Venna, MD, a board-certified dermatologist […]
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 3:57:02 PM

Inova Fairfax Hospital announces expansion plans; new women’s and children’s hospital to open next year
Major Developments for Fairfax County ExxonMobil Campus Acquisition On February 9, Inova announced that it had selected the ExxonMobil Fairfax Campus as the destination for a planned medical expansion in Falls Church, Virginia. The 117-acre site will be the home of the Inova Center for Personalized Health, as well as the Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) […]
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 3:50:55 PM

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