Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Biopsy
    A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

  • Botox
    Botox injection is an approved treatment for spasmodic dysphonia and is also used to remove lines and improve wrinkles on your face.

  • Chemical Peels
    If you would like to improve and smooth the texture of the skin on your face or remove facial blemishes, wrinkles or uneven skin pigmentation, chemical peels may be a noninvasive solution for you.

  • Chemotherapy
    Chemotherapy has the ability to reach cancer that may have spread, even microscopically, throughout the body.

  • Earlobe Repair
    Correcting torn, enlarged or split earlobes can reverse these problems through a relatively short office procedure.

  • Immunotherapy
    If you deal with allergies on a daily basis or are diagnosed with skin cancer, colorectal cancer or other type of cancer, your physician may recommend immunotherapy to fight your disease or protect your body from treatment side effects.

  • Juvederm
    Juvederm is a smooth gel made of hyaluronic acid, a substance that occurs naturally in your skin and helps to add volume and hydration.

  • Laser Hair Removal
    Our permanent solution uses specific wavelengths of light that are the optimum for absorption by the melanin pigmentation in hair yet at the same time minimizes any damage to the skin.

  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
    While you should always be mindful to protect your skin when you're in the sun to prevent this type of damage, today there are several new procedures to help remove these effects as well as scars from acne or other skin injuries.

  • Microdermabrasion
    If your skin looks dull or unhealthy, microdermabrasion may be an effective treatment to remove the dead layers to expose healthier skin and promote new growth.

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
    Mohs micrographic surgery is one of the most advanced methods used to remove cancerous skin and minimizes damage to surrounding healthy tissue and the risk of leaving cancerous tissue behind.

  • Photodynamic Therapy
    This treatment is FDA approved for palliation of esophageal cancer and for other esophageal cancers which fail to respond to standard treatment.

  • Photorejuvenation
    Photorejuvenation treatments can be done on the full face, neck, arm, hand or chest using pulses of visible light that improve redness and flushing, as well as the visible signs of sun damage and aging.

  • Sclerotherapy
    Sclerotherapy is a simple treatment done to eliminate leg telangiectasia or spider veins (larger than 1 millimeter) in which a solution called sclerosing agent is injected into the veins with a very tiny needle.

  • Tumescent Liposuction
    If you would like to contour certain areas of your body by removing fat deposits, tumescent liposuction may be an option for you.