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Patient information

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute isn't just about healing hearts. We are here to make your healing and recovery process as smooth as possible, and to lend a hand even after you've left the hospital. Below is a list of the support services and programs offered to patients of all ages, along with their loved ones.

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Hospital locations and contact information

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International patients

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Heart education and wellness

Our education & wellness page has healthy heart tips on a variety of topics such as healthy cholesterol, the difference between heart attacks and strokes, what Omega-3 can do for your health and much more. We also have information about The Dome, our popular open heart surgery teaching gallery.
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Free "Ask the Expert" lectures

Hear from Inova experts about the latest treatment options for many common conditions. Free and open to the community.
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Inova Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute’s Cardiac Rehabilitation program offers medically supervised exercise and education for adults with heart disease. 
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Support groups

Heart Surgery
Mended Hearts support group for
heart surgery patients
Inova Alexandria Hospital

Inova Fairfax Hospital

Cardiac discussion group
  Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Heart Disease
Living with heart disease
  Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Tender Hearts Support Group for
parents of children with heart problems
  Inova Fairfax Hospital

Transplant / VAD / Artificial Heart
Heart and Lung Transplant / VAD:
Artificial Heart support and education group   2014 schedule PDF

Meets the first Tuesday of every month - 1 to 2 p.m.
IHVI Conference Center - Ground floor; VAD patients to meet ½ hour longer
  Inova Fairfax Hospital
Maria Binetti

Cardiac rehabilitation

Inova Alexandria Hospital
Inova Loudoun Hospital

Inova Fairfax Hospital
  Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Patient testimonials