About Us

report-promo-boxJefferson University Hospitals and Thomas Jefferson University are partners in providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for our patients in the Philadelphia region, educating the health professionals of tomorrow in a variety of disciplines and discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care.

Jefferson has topped the list of hospitals in Pennsylvania (4th) and the Philadelphia metro area (2nd) in U.S.News & World Report's annual listing of the best hospitals and specialties. 

Jefferson also stands out as among the best in 7 specialty areas:

  • Orthopedics
  • Cancer
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Urology

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has 951 licensed acute care beds, with major programs in a wide range of clinical specialties. Services are provided at five primary locations — Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (the main hospital facility, which was established in 1825) and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, both in Center City Philadelphia; Jefferson's Methodist Hospital and Jefferson at the Navy Yard, both in South Philadelphia; and Jefferson at Voorhees in South Jersey.

To protect the health and well-being of our patients, visitors, employees, students and volunteers, Jefferson is a smoke-free campus. Smoking is not permitted in all Jefferson buildings and within 50 feet of any entryway to or exit from Jefferson buildings, and within 50 feet of driveways, canopies, archways and plazas. We are also smoke free in campus parking areas.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Statistics

Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2015

  • Licensed Beds: 951
  • Admissions: 42,444
  • Outpatient Visits: 468,815
  • Emergency Room Visits: 115,211
  • Employees: 7,883 (full and part-time)
  • House Staff: 815
  • Medical Staff: 1648*
  • Registered Nurses (full and part-time): 2968

*Includes other professional personnel including psychologist, podiatrists, NPs, PAs, CRNAs, etc.