Boyds, MD., (2/6/20) – The Washington Spirit announced today that Inova Sports Medicine will become the official medical provider for the team.
Inova Sports Medicine will provide Spirit players with a variety of medical services for the 2020 NWSL season. As part of the partnership, Inova Sports Medicine will provide Spirit players with health care services and a diverse array of treatment and recovery options.
“Inova Sports Medicine is thrilled to partner with the Washington Spirit. Our highly reputable medical team has proven experience keeping premier athletes at their peak performance on and off the field through our customized approach to injury prevention and treatment. We feel honored that the Spirit has chosen Inova as their official medical team,” said Robin West, MD, President of the Inova Musculoskeletal Service Line and Chairman, Inova Sports Medicine.
Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say on the new partnership: “We’ve been extremely impressed with the quality and professionalism of our new medical partners at Inova Sports Medicine. We feel this relationship will be perfect for our players. Our goal has always been to provide the highest quality of service to our players and we believe the partnership with Inova is the right choice.
Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report, which named Inova Fairfax Hospital the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. All five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, recognizing Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. Each of Inova’s five hospitals hold 5-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), distinguishing Inova as the highest-rated large health system in the U.S. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,800 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org.