Inova helps thousands of patients with complex heart, vascular and pulmonary disease live longer, healthier lives. See the patient stories below to see how Inova Schar Heart and Vascular has made a difference in people's lives just like you, every day.
Inova heart transplant patients, who never met while receiving lifesaving care in adjoining hospital rooms, reconnected and found enduring love.Read the Story
John Harrity, a fit 50-yr-old, suffered a complex heart attack on the basketball court. His condition deteriorated into cardiogenic shock after arriving at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Thankfully for John, Inova Schar Heart and Vascular had a dedicated Shock Team with specialists from interventional cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, advanced heart failure, and critical care to quickly gather information and make vital, lifesaving decisions that would ultimately save his life. This team-based approach saved John and earned national attention for increasing cardiogenic shock survival rates to well above the national average.Read the Story