Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Acoustic Neuroma
    A rare benign tumor of the balance or hearing nerves, this condition is treated by a multidisciplinary team that includes neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists and otolaryngologists.

  • Alzheimers Disease
    As the most common form of dementia, our specialists treat Alzheimer's patients early in the disease progression, while also providing skills and support to caregivers.

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Our specialists offer several treatments options for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and other types of neuromuscular diseases.

  • Aphasia
    Our goal for patients with aphasia is to provide treatment that maximizes functional independence and a return to an active lifestyle.

  • Arteriovenous Malformation
    Our neurologists have evaluated and treated more than 5,000 patients with brain aneurysms and cerebral and spinal AVMs.

  • Ataxia
    Our program provides the necessary physical, occupational and speech therapy to help manage neurological disorders and enhance your quality of life.

  • Back & Neck Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of orthopedists, neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians), therapists and radiologists can diagnose and treat your back and neck pain.

  • Bells Palsy
    Our doctors provide exceptional care for patients with Bell's palsy, a neuromuscular disorder that controls muscle movement in the face.

  • Brain Aneurysm
    Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, our team of specialists have evaluated and treated more than 5,000 patients with brain aneurysms and cerebral and spinal arteriovenous malformations, or AVMs.

  • Brain Tumor
    More than 1,000 brain tumor surgeries are performed each year including, gliomas and meningiomas, the most common types of brain tumors.

  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to primary brain tumors including central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma.

  • Chiari Malformation
    Chiari malformation is an irregularity in the area of the brain that is responsible for balance and may cause headaches, dizziness and speech problems.

  • Concussions and Head Injuries
    Our expert physicians provide special treatment for head injuries including concussions, skull fractures or intracranial hematoma.

  • Craniopharyngioma
    A craniopharyngioma is a tumor arises in the extremely delicate area between the optic nerves, pituitary gland, and the brain.

  • Epilepsy and Seizures
    Our staff has treated thousands of patients and is distinguished by its internationally recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and seizures.

  • Glioma
    <p>Our multidisciplinary clinical team is among the most experienced in the nation for treating gliomas, which is a type of brain tumor.</p>

  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
    Our physicians provide personalized care for patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder where the body's immune system attacks the nervous system.

  • Headache
    Our staff is recognized nationally and internationally as major leaders and innovators in the field of headache.

  • Landau Kleffner Syndrome
    If you suspect that your child may have Landau-Kleffner syndrome, you can trust our world-renowned neurologists to provide personalized care and treatment.

  • Learning Disorders
    If you feel your child has a learning disorder, turn to our experienced pediatricians who will ensure accurate diagnose and treatment.

  • Meningioma
    Our physicians are among the most experienced in the world at treating the common, benign brain tumor known as meningioma.

  • Meningitis
    High fever, nausea and stiff neck are signs of meningitis and should be treated by our medical professionals immediately.

  • Migraine
    As major leaders and innovators in the field of headache, our staff can expertly treat your migraine.

  • Multiple Sclerosis
    Our internationally renowned experts can help diagnose and manage multiple sclerosis (MS) to improve your quality of life.

  • Muscular Dystrophy
    Our neurologists are experienced in treating all types of muscular dystrophy, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Becker muscular dystrophy.

  • Myasthenia Gravis
    Our neurologists provide advanced diagnostic services and treatment for myasthenia gravis, a complex, autoimmune disorder in which antibodies destroy neuromuscular connections which can cause the weakness of voluntary muscles.

  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes
    Tuberous sclerosis and neurofibromatosis are just a couple of the neurocutaneous syndromes treated by our skilled neurologists.

  • Neuromuscular Diseases
    Our neurologists are renowned experts in treating all types of neuromuscular diseases, including muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and neuropathies.

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    Constantly repeating daily actions may be signs of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and should be treated by our medical professionals.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Our goal is to prevent deformity and fracture for patients with osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease.

  • Parkinson's Disease
    Our expert neurologists have pioneered new treatments of Parkinson's disease to minimize symptoms and improve quality of life.

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

  • Retinoblastoma
    Our treatment center is one of only two programs in the U.S. to treat the rare disease, retinoblastoma, which is a cancerous tumor of the eye.

  • Schizophrenia
    If you or someone you care about is exhibiting signs of schizophrenia, including hallucinations, paranoid behaviors and confusing fantasy with reality or others, you should urge them to seek treatment as soon as possible.

  • Septicemia
    Take comfort in knowing you will receive prompt diagnosis and treatment for septicemia (blood poisoning), a life-threatening and fast-developing infection, which may be an indicator of meningitis.

  • Spinal Cord Injury
    Early intervention and appropriate treatment are critical in the event of an acute spinal cord injury; they may determine whether a person will walk again.

  • Spinal Tumors
    Our skilled physicians provide expert diagnose and treatment of both primary and metastatic spinal tumors.

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

  • Tension Headache
    Patients with tension headaches, one of the most common types of headaches, are evaluated at our Headache Center by a comprehensive team of specialists.

  • Torticollis
    Our experts carefully treat torticollis, a twisting of the neck causing the head to tilt, which develops over time due to genetic history, a trauma, or from a reaction to medication.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
    More than one million people experience a brain injury. Should you need surgery, you will have immediate access to some of the most experienced and renowned neurosurgeons in the country.

  • Vascular Malformations
    Our expert physicians treat vascular malformations such as arteriovenous malformation, the most common of blood vessel abnormalities.