Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Arthroscopy for Injuries to the Joints
    A minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment procedure used for injuries to a joint.

  • BESS
    A balance tool that provides physicians with information about changes in stability following a concussion.

  • Biopsy
    A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

  • Endoscopic Treatments
    Our Gastroenterology & Hepatology specialists offer Endoscopic Treatments as a part of our Comprehensive Weight Management Center.

  • Hip Replacement Surgery
    Surgery to replace the hip may be required if you have a serious hip fracture, arthritis or your joint has degenerated due to repetitive wear and tear.

  • Joint Aspiration
    Our physicians use joint aspiration to determine if you have gout, various types of arthritis or joint infection.

  • Knee Ligament Repair
    The surgery to correct a torn knee ligament involves replacing the ligament with a piece of healthy tendon.

  • Knee Replacement Surgery
    During knee replacement surgery, only the surface of the joint is removed; the arthritic ends of the bones are shaved off and replaced with new metal and plastic surfaces.