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Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals are dedicated to excellence in patient care, patient safety and the quality of the healthcare experience.

For the very first time, Jefferson has been named on U.S.News & World Report's prestigious Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Ranked for 2013-14 as the 17th Best Hospital in the country (from nearly 5,000 hospitals), Jefferson also stands out as among the best in 12 specialty areas:

  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Urology

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals have 969 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.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, an academic medical center within the Jefferson Health System, serves patients in Philadelphia and the surrounding communities in the Delaware Valley. Thomas Jefferson 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.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Statistics

Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2013

  • Licensed Beds: 969
  • Admissions: 46,386
  • Outpatient Visits: 475,031
  • Emergency Room Visits: 118,590
  • Employees*: 7,200
  • House Staff: 977
  • Medical Staff: 1,176
  • Registered Nurses (Full-time): 1,848

*Includes House Staff