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Get the facts on how we're ensuring safety at our locations, our PPE safety requirements, and more, so you know it's safe to receive the care you need—as well as safe for us to continue delivering your care. Whether your visit is for routine care, emergency care, or COVID-19 care, you have a nationally recognized leader in safety, ready for you. See temporary restricted visitation policy and COVID-19 vaccine update.

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Awards and Recognition: Inova Children's Hospital / Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

As Northern Virginia’s only pediatric tertiary care center, we provide the highest level of care for our young patients. More than 400 board-certified pediatricians, family practice physicians and pediatric specialists provide care in the hospital’s technologically advanced, yet child-friendly environment.

Washingtonian Magazine's Top Doctors at Inova, as Chosen by Their Peers

Safe, excellent and compassionate care is at the foundation of everything we do at Inova Children’s Hospital. So it is no surprise to learn that so many of our clinical team members have just been named to Washingtonian's 2020 Top Doctors list. Learn more arrow

Joint Commission Certification: Prematurity and NICU Care

gold seal of the Joint CommissionIn 2011, Inova Fairfax Hospital received the first ever certification from The Joint Commission for prematurity and NICU care at Inova Children's Hospital. The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ validates that the care premature babies receive in our neonatal intensive care unit not only meets, but exceeds the national standards. Learn more arrow

CMS 5-Star Award

CMS 5 star iconInova Fairfax Hospital earned five out of five stars for quality by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an independent government agency.
This recognition was earned through a rigorous analysis of 57 patient care standards that we exceed every day. It's Inova's ongoing commitment to personalized medicine that leads to better outcomes for our patients.

An "A" for Patient Safety

Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade  logoIn May 2019, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus was again awarded an "A" from The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade, marking straight "A's" for two years running. This designation recognizes our efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.

The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Safety Grade assigns grades to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care.

National Award for Quality

Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital logoHighlighting our nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus has been named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. 

Performance across many areas of hospital care is considered in establishing the qualifications for the award, including infection rates, maternity care, and the hospital’s capacity to prevent medication errors. The rigorous standards are defined in each year’s Top Hospital Methodology.


Award badge"Best for Families"

Washington Family magazine readers voted Inova Fairfax Hospital among the best in local healthcare choices in the magazine's annual "Best for Families" survey.