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Support Groups & Education

Inova is pleased to offer a variety of support and education groups free of charge for patients who are considering a transplant or who live with a transplant or other serious lung condition. Family members are welcome to attend as well. Call or e-mail the appropriate contact person for more information.


Education group for heart and lung transplantation

Learn more from Inova experts about receiving a heart or lung transplant.

  • Monthly, first Tuesday
  • 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, First Floor, Conference Room 1A
  • Phone 703-776-3203 for more information

Inova Transplant Group

A support group for transplant recipients.

  • Monthly, 2nd Thursday
  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (light dinner usually served)
  • Inova Outpatient Center
  • Phone Leslie for a reservation or more information at 703-970-3202 or e-mail leslie.pionke@inova.org

Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Support Group

A support group for patients with PH and their family members.

  • Meets several times a year
  • Contact Heather for more information at 703-626-9450 or hmkoczur@aol.com

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

A support group for patients with pulmonary fibrosis and their family members.