Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Acromegaly
    Acromegaly, a rare disorder that can lead to serious complications, can be treated with a minimally invasive procedure performed by experienced neurosurgeons.

  • Addisons Disease
    Our specialists provide expert evaluation and management for Addison's disease, which is a rare disease that prevents the adrenal glands from producing enough hormones.

  • Adrenal Gland Tumor
    Experienced specialists work with each patient to provide the best treatment plan for adrenal gland tumors.

  • Diabetes
    Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes a person to have high blood glucose and its symptoms include frequent urination, unusual thirst, extreme fatigue and irritability, cuts or bruises that are slow to heal.

  • Empty Sella Syndrome
    Empty sella syndrome is when the pituitary gland shrinks or becomes flattened and is common in women who are overweight or have high blood pressure.

  • Hair Loss
    Hair loss can be caused by heredity, stress, certain medications or an underlying medical condition, and can come on suddenly or gradually.

  • Hashimotos Thyroiditis
    Our specialists provide expert treatment of Hashimoto's thyroiditis, a disease that attacks the immune system and destroys the thyroid gland.

  • Hyperparathryoidism
    Hyperparathyroidism is the result of overactive parathyroid glands producing too much of the parathyroid hormone.

  • Hyperthyroidism
    Our specialists provide personalized care and treatment for patients with hyperthyroidism which includes symptoms such as sudden weight loss and sweating.

  • Hypoglycemia
    Often associated with diabetes, hypoglycemia is a condition that occurs when blood sugar is too low.

  • Hypopituitarism
    Our physicians have the necessary expertise to treat pituitary glands that do not produce enough hormones, known as hypopituitarism.

  • Hypothyroidism
    Our specialists in endocrinology and metabolic diseases can provide expert evaluation and management for hypothyroidism, a condition that occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones.

  • Metabolic Syndrome
    Our experts can help you manage the risk factors of metabolic syndrome, such as diabetes and stroke, and reduce the chances of heart disease.

  • Obesity
    Our highly trained medical staff will work with you to devise a customized plan for a healthier and more active lifestyle to help combat obesity.

  • Osteoporosis
    Our experts offer prevention, diagnosis and treatment for osteoporosis and related conditions and provide multidisciplinary care.

  • Parathyroid Gland Tumors
    Most tumors on the parathyroid gland are benign and our multidisciplinary team of experts provides the personalized care needed to treat this condition.

  • Pituitary Tumor
    Our specialists provide personalized care and treatment for patients with pituitary tumors.

  • Postpartum Thyroiditis
    Our endocrinologists provide expert evaluation and management of postpartum thyroiditis, an inflamed thyroid gland that occurs after child birth.

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
    Our physicians carefully monitor primary hyperparathyroidism to ensure calcium levels and bone density levels are normal and that kidneys are functioning properly.

  • Thyroid Tumor
    Seek the expert care from our physicians if you show signs of a thyroid tumor including a lump in the front of the neck, hoarseness or trouble swallowing.