Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Tear
    Sudden movement, high heels, not stretching properly before exercise and flat feet may cause this common injury.

  • Advanced Heart Failure
    Our specialists provide personal treatment for patients with heart failure, a condition that prevents the heart from pumping enough blood for the body.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Balance & Dizziness Disorders
    Our team of physicians and doctors of audiology offers comprehensive evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for patients experiencing vertigo, dizziness, lightheadedness and/or motion sickness.

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

  • Bone Cancer
    Our specialists provide personal care for patients diagnosed with bone cancer such as chondrosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, myeloma bone disease, multiple myeloma or osteosarcoma.

  • Breast Cancer
    If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, you can feel confident that our renowned breast cancer specialists will carefully guide you through the available treatment options and provide personalized care that takes into account all your medical and emotional needs.

  • Breast Cancer Men
    If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, our renowned experts will carefully guide you through the available treatment options and provide personalized care that takes into account all your medical and emotional needs.

  • Bursitis
    When  the bursa is irritated, which is a fluid-filled sac between tissues, it is known as bursitis.

  • Cardiomyopathy
    Physicians provide patients with cardiomyopathy, when the heart muscle weakens, with an individualized treatment plan based on underlying causes, potential complications and your specific needs.

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Women are three times more likely to develop carpal tunnel syndrome, the inability to make a fist or grip objects, than men.

  • Congenital Hand Deformities
    A congenital hand abnormality is a variation in the normal formation of the hand that occurs when the fetus is in the womb.

  • 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.

  • Dysphagia
    Any difficulty in swallowing is common among all age groups, especially the elderly, and can present with coughing, gagging and choking.

  • Elbow Problems Pain
    We provide specialized diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for injuries and conditions relating to the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulders.

  • Ewing Sarcoma
    Ewing sarcoma is the second most common malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents.

  • Foot Problems Pain
    If you have injured your feet or are in pain, our experts at Jefferson University Hospitals and the Rothman Institute at Jefferson can provide an accurate diagnosis and excellent care.

  • Fractures
    If you have been diagnosed with a fracture or dislocation, our experts will ensure your treatment minimizes the pain, promotes healing, prevents complications and restores normal use of the fractured area.

  • 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.

  • Heart Attack
    For treating narrowed or blocked coronary arteries, we offer more minimally invasive alternatives to surgery than any other hospital in the Delaware Valley.

  • Herniated Disc
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides thorough analysis and treatment personalized for each patient with a herniated disc.

  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare form of breast cancer that is treated by experts at our Breast Care Center.

  • Knee Problems Pain
    If you are experiencing knee problems such as arthritis, torn cartilage, tendonitis or chronic and severe pain, turn to our multidisciplinary team of specialists.

  • Low Back Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides thorough analysis and treatment personalized for each patient for low back pain.

  • Lumbar Strain
    Our multidisciplinary focus can provide treatment for lumbar strain or another injury to your lower back.

  • Lymphedema
    Our medical team provides you with care and treatment for lymphedema, a swelling of a limb, which can be caused by cancer treatments.

  • Medial Epicondylitis
    Often referred to as golfer's or baseball elbow, medial epicondylitis should be treated by our experienced specialists.

  • Menieres Disease
    Our team of physicians offers personalized care and treatment for Meniere's disease which causes dizziness, ear pressure, ringing in the ear and hearing loss.

  • Multiple Myeloma
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expert care and advanced technologies for patients with multiple myeloma.

  • 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.

  • Neck Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expert diagnosis and treatment of neck pain.

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

  • Neurogenic Voice Disorders
    A group of conditions that are caused by disorders of the nerves and muscles.

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

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

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

  • Osteosarcoma
    Here at Jefferson, you and your child will have access to the best physicians, the latest treatment and state-of-the-art technology for osteosarcoma.

  • Pagets Disease
    Paget's disease, a bone condition which causes arthritis and bone deformity, is diagnosed and treated by our expert orthopedic specialists.

  • Patellar Tendonitis
    Also known as jumper's knee, patellar tendonitis is a common knee problem, and can be diagnosed and treated by our orthopedic surgeons.

  • Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
    Patellofemoral stress syndrome (runner's knee) is a common knee problem and is managed by our expert orthopedic surgeons.

  • Peripheral Neuropathy
    If you notice any unusual tingling, weakness or pain in your hands or feet, our physicians can evaluate you for peripheral neuropathy.

  • Repetitive Motion Injury
    Carpal tunnel and tendonitis are two of the many forms of repetitive motion injuries that our experts specialize in treating.

  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
    Adult soft tissue sarcoma is diagnosed with a biopsy as certain inherited disorders may increase the chances of being diagnosed with this malignant cancer.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Our expert physicians provide personalized care and treatment for patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation around the joints.

  • Soft Tissue Injuries
    Our orthopedic specialists can manage your soft-tissue injury, which may result in swelling and bruises, and return you to the highest levels of functionality possible.

  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
    A nerve condition that occurs during speech, which makes your voice sound choppy and hoarse.

  • 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.

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

  • Tendonitis
    Our orthopedic specialists provide expert care and treatment for tendonitis as a result of an injury or overuse.

  • Torn Meniscus
    Twisting the knee the wrong way can lead to a torn meniscus and our expert physicians can provide the immediate treatment you’ll need.

  • 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.

  • Vocal Fold Paralysis
    A condition in which the vocal cords cannot move and affects your ability to speak, breathe or sometimes swallow is known as vocal cord paralysis.

  • Vocal Fold Scarring
    A stiffening of the vocal folds that can affect voice, you may be experiencing hoarseness, with sore or tight neck muscles while trying to speak.