Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Advanced Heart Failure
    Our specialists provide personal treatment for patients with heart failure, a condition that prevents the heart from pumping enough blood for the body.

  • Arrhythmias
    Our medical staff is among the most experienced in the Philadelphia region in diagnosing and treating patients with heart rhythm disorders, such as arrhythmias.

  • Atherosclerosis
    Advanced techniques are available at Jefferson to treat patients with hardening arteries, known as atherosclerosis disease.

  • Atrial Septal Defect
    If you or a loved one is diagnosed with an atrial septal defect, our cardiologists will guide you through diagnosis and treatment.

  • Bradycardia
    If you or someone you care for has bradycardia, the heart may be beating fewer than 60 beats per minute which could lead to dizziness and fatigue.

  • Broken Heart Syndrome
    Severe stress can cause an actual condition known as broken heart syndrome (BHS), or Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, which often has symptoms similar to a heart attack.

  • Carotid Artery Disease
    Our physicians use the latest diagnostic technologies to pinpoint carotid artery disease and provide you with the appropriate care to prevent stroke.

  • Chest Pain
    If you should experience a sudden onset of chest pain, you want to know right away if you are having a heart attack. For every minute a heart attack goes undiagnosed, further damage is done to your heart.

  • Coronary Artery Disease
    Coronary artery disease occurs because over time fats, cholesterol and other substances build up in the walls of your arteries to form a type of plaque.

  • Endocarditis
    Endocarditis is an infection of the inner lining of your heart (endocardium) that typically occurs when bacteria or other germs spread through your bloodstream.

  • Heart Attack
    For treating narrowed or blocked coronary arteries, we offer more minimally invasive alternatives to surgery than any other hospital in the Delaware Valley.

  • Heart Murmurs
    Our cardiologists provide personal care and attention to diagnose any unusual sounds occurring around the heartbeat cycle, known as heart murmurs.

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    Mitral valve prolapse is a condition caused when the heart's valves do not properly close.

  • Pericarditis
    Our specialists provide state-of-the-art care and support for pericarditis and myocarditis, conditions often associated with each other.

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
    Our medical team has the specialized expertise to help you manage the symptoms of peripheral vascular disease and reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and other complications.

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
    Our physicians can provide you with specialized, expert care to treat your rheumatic heart disease caused by rheumatic fever.

  • Stroke
    Our stroke centers are some of the most advanced centers in the U.S. for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research of stroke.