Locations/how to schedule

Our program's physicians practice at either Inova Cardiology or Virginia Heart outpatient offices located in Alexandria, Ashburn, Arlington, Fairfax, Fair Oaks, Loudoun, Mount Vernon and Vienna. To schedule call 571-472-2932.

A team of experts focused on women's heart health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Often underdiagnosed or untreated, heart disease is responsible for about 1 in every five female deaths. This program offers a team with specialized expertise and an understanding of how women's heart disease presents differently.

Issues particular to women's heart disease:

  • Sex specific risk factors and their association with heart disease
  • Management of risk factors including:
    • High blood pressure
    • Cholesterol
    • Obesity and nutritional management
    • Inherited cardiovascular conditions
  • Pregnancy-related complications (See Inova Cardio-Obstetrics Program)
  • Effects of menopause and inflammatory diseases on the heart

Specialized services for:

Inova Schar Heart and Vascular offers a full range of cardiovascular services, from diagnostics to treatment of highly complex cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary conditions. Our Women’s Cardiovascular Health services team is here to serve your unique needs.

Videos: Hear from our Inova doctors

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Women and cardiovascular disease — how women's hearts are different
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How heart disease differs for men and women
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Women and heart disease – why gender matters

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Women's heart health