Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Asbestosis
    Lung disease caused by asbestos takes several decades to develop. Our pulmonologists work with patients to establish a diagnosis.

  • Asthma
    Our Asthma Program serves as resource for asthma patients and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team who teach patients the best ways to avoid attacks.

  • Bronchiectasis
    Our pulmonologists diagnosis bronchiectasis, which is an abnormal dilation or widening and destruction of the large airways, and recommend the most effective course of treatment.

  • Bronchiolitis
    Our pulmonologists will help identify the cause for bronchiolitis, the inflammation of the small airways of the lung, and offer therapies that will help improve the disease.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), normal breathing and daily activities can be difficult because air flow is being blocked in your lungs.

  • Emphysema
    Our specialists provide expert treatment for emphysema, a condition mostly due to excessive cigarette smoking, which causes damage and destruction to the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs.

  • Interstitial Lung Disease
    Management of patients with interstitial lung diseases is often complex and varies, however our experts provide the personal care needed to properly treat these diseases.

  • Lung Cancer
    If you are at high risk of lung cancer, our specialists offer state-of-the-art screening methods to detect a lump, a mass or a nodule.

  • Occupational Lung Disease
    Our experts specialize in treating lung disease that is related to exposure to asbestos, coal dust or other work-related conditions.

  • Pleural Effusion
    Pleural space can make breathing difficult and should be treated by one of our expert pulmonologists.

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    A disorder characterized by abnormally high blood pressure in the small blood vessels of the lungs is known as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a specific type of pulmonary hypertension.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
    Our pulmonologists can work with you to reduce the inflammation caused by pulmonary fibrosis, which occurs after being exposed to an unknown substance.

  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
    Our expert physicians provide personalized treatment to those with pulmonary sarcoidosis.