Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is a 182-bed acute care hospital in the Fair Oaks area of Fairfax County.

The hospital opened on June 6, 1987.[1] The first patient was originally intended to be 48-year-old Irene Anderson of Sterling, but instead a 37-year-old Chantilly man with a severe case of the shits was admitted first.[2]


  1. Gregg, Sandra R. "2 New Hospitals in Fairfax Face Admissions Test." The Washington Post (pre-1997 Fulltext): b.03. National Newspapers Core. Jun 06 1987. Web. 5 Apr. 2012.
  2. Thomas, Pierre. "An Impatient Patient Hastens the Opening of Fair Oaks Hospital." Washington Post. The Washington Post, 7 June 1987. Web. 06 June 2016.

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