Inova Fairfax Hospital

82%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
Learn more about patient safety ratings

Hospital Quality

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Learn more about patient experience
80%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% higher than the national average

82%

Would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

Inova Fairfax Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%63%66%

Inova Fairfax Hospital

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%66%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%82%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

JW Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Narula

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Scudera

Neck whiplash

Marvin H Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lane

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

She’s been my oncologist for 3 years now and I’ll never look elsewhere! Her team is amazing, always happy to answer questions and give recommendations.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Favret

Gus Perez Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Mujahid

Dr. Svestka is very good and very thorough. He put me at ease about my hernia operation and made sure all of my questions were answered.

David Hensley Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Svestka

I have been a patient of Dr Hermes since 2006. She is without a doubt the finest family specialist I've ever seen!!!

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hermes

Very professional, personable, and straight forward

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

Dr. Narula is a very smart caring physician. I highly recommend him.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Narula

Babak M. Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Buchanan

Dr. Maia recommends the right treatments and is very truthful on what to expect. And I love the results!

Susan Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Maia

David R. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Akbari

Lucy Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Pei

She is fantastic. We have always had the best experience with her and the kids love her. Just found out she left VAPG. Anyone know where she went?

B Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

Professional, competent and friendly.

RDS Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Childs

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Rad

Everything was simple, nice folks. Wish I had gone earlier.

Anonymous A. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

Dr. Pearlman was very personable & put me at ease. This was my first telemedicine experience & I was very happy with the results

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Pearlman

My visits with Dr Fitzpatrick have been very favorable. He spent more time explaining and asking questions to aid in my recovery than I ever expected. He was easy to talk to and just a nice person instilling trust and confidence in his care. He was first class and I highly recomend him.

Carol Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Fitzpatrick

He is one of the most knowledgeable and insightful physicians I know.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Silverman

Mark W Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Durr

Searched for a orthopedic dr who specializes in ankles after an ankle break in 3 places, a doctor who was up to date on latest research and surgeries/recovery, and was not disappointed in Dr Buchanan at all! Friendly, great bedside manor, and skilled! Very very happy!

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Buchanan

Excellent. Responsive to my concerns/questions. Very professional in all respects.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Fotuhi

Dr Buchanan took the time to explain and make sure I understood everything about my upcoming surgery. He make pre op suggestions and gave a doable timeline so that come surgery day I am ready to roll!

DH Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Buchanan

T. Stern Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Narula

Dr. Reddy is very knowledgeable, he has a great personality and is very easy to talk to. He listens and takes time to answer your questions. I have been a patient for 30 years and I respect every Dr in the practice, they are all wonderful.

Marianne Wendel Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Reddy

Best dermatologist ever. Does not rush you. Listens to your issues and discusses options. Whole family has been patients for past 20 years.!

Moose Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Silverman

I have gone through 2 pregnancies and deliveries with Dr Tabbarah and I was in the best hands. He made it easy. He is simply the best. Thank you Dr Tabbarah.

yeworkwuha tilahun Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Tabbarah

Dr. Sershon is a true professional who took great time with me explaining the process for my hip replacement. He’s an outstanding surgeon with technical skills second to none. I would most certainly recommend him to anyone needing a hip replacement.

Dave Byrnes Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

Made sure all was going well following surgery several months ago. Very open to questions and provides in-depth answers.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

He made me feel very comfortable about what I needed, and what my options were.

Cynthia Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

awesome, unbelievable, incredible

T. M. Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

Kristen Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

Michelle Y Yi Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kim

Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. McCarthy

Dr. Horton sees both my adult son and my teen daughter. She is compassionate, even with the most difficult of cases, and provides very fair, appropriate and excellent care. I highly recommend Dr. Horton.

Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Horton-Thompson

Dr. Bowen-Wright is very friendly, knowledgeable, and an excellent doctor. She really takes her time to listen and answer your questions and is great at explaining what to expect. I would definitely recommend her! Thank you Dr. Bowen-Wright for your kindness and care!

Jessica Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bowen-Wright

Helen Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Maia

Stanley Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Josephson

B Gray- Stafford, VA Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Alathari

Jessica Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Malik

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hryvniak

It was great to meet with him again. He is great medical doctor and human being!

Russ Davis Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Aksentijevich

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

Dr. McCarthy is wonderful! He is very empathetic and caring. He has a great professional manner. I feel very comfortable with him as my oncologist.

Sally W Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. McCarthy

I was able to see Dr Khandhar within 2 days of requesting an appointment. He was so personable and put me at ease immediately. He has extensive experience and answered all my questions in laymen's terms. He reviewed my CT scan with me and discussed my options at length. I felt in I was good hand.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Khandhar

I have nothing but the highest praise for Dr. A and the whole staff at VCS. I had a rare form of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and Dr. A reached out to his network of connections to ensure I had the best possible treatment. I'm completely cured thanks to these fine folks. Highly recommend.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Aksentijevich

Dr. Vargas is a skilled, compassionate, and positive surgeon. His office staff makes all the difference - specifically Mary Zempolich. Whenever I leave the office after an appointment with Mary, I am uplifted and hopeful. I wholeheartedly recommend Virginia Cancer Specialists.

Helen Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

John C Hall Age 64 Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

The best hip replacement. Professional and personal prior to surgery, calmed all concerns. Post surgery, painless and walking with a cane in 2 weeks.

Mark Steiner Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Lane

JimS Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Pearlman

Dr. Park thoroughly reviews my medical records from other doctors and other locations where I have lived and always incorporates this into his health care strategies for me. He provides excellent advice and treatment.

Steve Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Park

i saw an orthopedic surgeon who said i had arthritis and that was it dr ross worked with me to reduce inflammation in my foot and i am walking again .

Elizabeth M. Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

Been a patient for years, he listens, provides options and is concerned with results. Makes adjustments accordingly to find best treatment options. The appointment lasts as long as i need to discuss issues, i have never been rushed. He dealt with my insurance to get needed treatments approved.

Debra Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Simpson

Extremely dismissive arrogant! Been to Other Dr in office and will return to see them! Spent two minutes with me,in

Wayne Matthews Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

Dr. Lim is so smart and funny. He's very upfront with his patients and is always up to discuss all options with his patients before coming with a decision.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Lim

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Spinosa

Dr. Karnaze is an experienced and smart doctor. He's treated me for my varicose veins and did a great job explaining the condition. He has a calm and approachable demeanor and takes time to answer questions at the end of the appointment. My appointment with his office didn't feel rushed at all.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Karnaze

Dr. Mufti is such a sweet compassionate doctor. He has some of the best bedside manner of any doctor I've seen. He's funny and smart, and always reassuring. He's always made time to answer my questions and is very personable. Definitely recommend!

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Mufti

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Varma

Dr. Joseph has an incredibly soothing demeanor. His calming presence and mannerisms are effective in calming down a patient's nerves. He is smart and empathetic and always available to answer questions or discuss my plan of care.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Drooz

Nathan Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Huang

Lucy Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Cheng

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Malik

He was very informative. He explained to me everything that I needed to know about my new replacement hip. I will highly recommend Dr. Shershon to anybody that needs hip replacement.. He did a great job on mine. Thank you, Dr. Shershon.

Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

Mary Stevenson Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Dondlinger

I have been a patient of Dr. Childs since 2016 and he has been wonderful in the care of poor back. I don't know what I would do without his meticulous compassion and resolute to my specific needs.

Tanya Wyatt Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Childs

Answered all my questions and explained reasons for decisions well.

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Harnden

Dr. Ahmed is a top-notch physician and I am very pleased with the surgery and my outcome. He has a great sense of humor and made me feel at ease throughout the entire process. His staff is helpful and attentive. I would recommend Dr. Ahmed to anyone!

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmed

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Fotuhi

Besides being a very knowledgeable doctor, he is gentle and compassionate. He truly cares! If you have breathing issues, get an appointment with him.

G Alexa Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Dicicco

Dr Rose was very warm and welcoming. I had multiple visits, he genuinely cared about my issue and worked quickly to help me seek a resolution. Dr Rose patient care/ customer service was excellent.

A Hart Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Rose

As a long-time patient, I continue to be impressed by the level of knowledge and care demonstrated by all the professionals in this practice, and with the excellent results from several needed surgeries.

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bajoghli

Dr. Ahmed and his staff are terrific. Mary is so efficient and responsive. Thanks for a great experience.

Althea Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmed

Dr, Ross is a true professional. One of the best Dr. Ive been to.

Elena J. Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

Caring, professional, and did not have to wait.

Sam Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Park

Excellent telephone visit. It was very informative and recommendations.

James Johnson Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Shabshab

Sandy Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Nodelman

Recommend by another Dr. and extremely happy with my visit. Staff and Dr. very pleasant and thorough. Feel great about my up coming surgery

John Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Orloff

Dr. Plerhoples performed a sigmoid partial resection last November. Very good in explaining the procedure in very simple terms, making me feel comfortable during a very crazy time in my life. Follow up after surgery was great, and no complications. Surgery was robotic.

Happy Patient Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Plerhoples

Diane Lusso Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Subach

Great Very knowledgeable, kind, not rushing,friendly

Jan Walecki Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Usman

Norman Gross Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

Dr. Magassy performed several different procedures on me that look very natural. I am so pleased with the results. I would refer him to anyone wanting breast implants or wanting a procedure to make them youthful looking and natural in appearance.

DP Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Magassy

I CANT SEE WELL ANY MORE AFTER THE SURGERY AND THE GLASSES PRESCRIPTIONS ARE WRONG

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Review for Dr. Dipaolo

The staff is always friendly and professional.. Dr. Perlman has always been up to date on all my information before each visit. He has always been great at taking time to explain answers to any questions or concerns.

Richard P May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Pearlman

Office and dr visited me on time a d excellent I k ow dr lane for a while he is professional enough to patient problems. He is the # 1

May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Lane

by telephone

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Brazie

2nd visit for chronic knee pain; he explained the cause, treatments for the pain now, and discussed options for possible future treatments based on progression of the deterioration of the knee joint

Allen Taylor May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Sershon

My visit with Dr. Hughes was as usual a kind thought, my diagnosis, recommendations for better health, and well wishes.

Janette May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

Location

Inova Fairfax Hospital

3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042