Awards & Recognition
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been ranked #14 in the Washington, DC, metro area and #16 in Virginia. We are also ranked as a U.S.News high-performing hospital in the specialty of orthopedics.
According to U.S. News, only about 15 percent of hospitals are recognized as high-performing among their region’s best, and just three percent of all hospitals earn a national ranking in any specialty. Learn more
Excellence in minimally invasive gynecology
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by AAGL, the leading association promoting minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. This designation means that both the hospital and the surgeons have undergone a review process and met standards to ensure the efficacy, safety and efficiency of their minimally invasive gynecology capabilities. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital’s skilled surgical team performs 94 percent of gynecologic procedures using a minimally invasive approach. Learn more
Excellence in weight loss surgery
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is nationally recognized as a Center of Excellence for weight loss surgery by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This designation recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in obesity surgery.
To earn a Center of Excellence designation, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
underwent a series of site inspections during which all aspects of the
obesity surgery center program’s surgical processes were closely
examined and data on health outcomes were collected. Inova Fair Oaks
Hospital and other obesity surgery centers receiving the Bariatric
Surgery Center of Excellence designation agree to continue to share
information on clinical pathways, protocols and outcomes data. Visit our Weight Loss Services website
The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® – spine surgery, joint replacement & palliative care program
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® in 2012 for healthcare quality for two separate programs, the Spine Surgery Program and the Joint Replacement Surgery Program. Read more about Inova Fair Oaks Gold Seals of Approval.
In 2013, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital also earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its Palliative Care Program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in palliative care. Read the press release.
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has also been accredited by The Joint Commission. The purpose of this is to evaluate Inova Fair Oaks Hospital's compliance with nationally established Joint Commission standards that relate to quality of care, safety of care, and safety in the environment of care.
Top 100 Hospitals®
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is proud to be named to the list of 2013 Truven Health Top 100 Hospitals® for delivering the best care in our community. Truven Health Analytics, formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. Read the press release.
Leapfrog Top Hospital
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital earned the elite distinction of 2012 Leapfrog Top Hospital. The Top Hospital selection is based on the results of the Leapfrog Group's annual hospital survey, which measures hospitals' performance on patient safety and quality. Read the press release.
100 Great Hospitals in America
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been named one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America" by Becker’s Hospital Review. The hospitals included in this list have proven to be innovators for medical treatments, research, technology and care delivery. Read the press release.
Premier Award for Quality
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been named a recipient of the 2010 Premier Award for Quality. This award recognizes leading healthcare organizations that efficiently provide outstanding patient care and consistently set the standard in clinical excellence nationwide. Read the press release.
Accredited breast care program
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital's breast care program was one of the first in the D.C. metro area to receive accreditation as a nationally recognized breast care provider by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
Excellence in nursing care
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been named a Magnet™ organization, one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can achieve for excellence in nursing services.
U.S. Senate Productivity and Quality Award
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has received the U.S. Senate Productivity and Quality Award (SPQA), a premier award for performance excellence. Our hospital was identified as a model organization for demonstrating excellence and maturity in business approaches, deployment and results. The SPQA performance criteria and core values are adapted from the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and are used by many top public and private institutions as a proven business model.
Community Value Five-Star® award
Based on the Cleverley and Associates Community Value Index® score, this hospital has ranked as one of the top hospitals in the nation in terms of the value we provide to the community.
Premier Healthcare Alliance national Quest collaborative
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital was named a 2011 Top Performing Hospital in the Premier Healthcare Alliance's national Quest collaborative. Culminating a voluntary 3-year QUEST program, Inova participated in the exercise out of a commitment to patient best interests and a dedication to reducing preventable harm and readmission. Read the press release.