Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • 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.

  • Chronic Bronchitis
    Our pulmonologists deliver comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for the entire spectrum of diseases that affect the respiratory system, including chronic bronchitis which makes it difficult to breathe.

  • 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.

  • Cystic Fibrosis
    Cystic fibrosis (CF), a chronic lung disease in children and young adults, is an inherited disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive tract.

  • 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.

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    Pulmonary hypertension is challenging to diagnose as it can be confused with other conditions of the heart and lungs which is why it's best to see a specialist.

  • 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.