Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Encephalitis
    Although a rare condition, encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue that can be infectious or autoimmune in nature.

  • HIV AIDS
    If you have HIV and/or AIDS, our clinicians serve as your primary care physician and will oversee all of the types of care that you may need as part of your treatment.

  • Hepatitis A
    Our specialists are experts at diagnosing hepatitis A, which is a highly contagious and sometimes serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus.

  • Hepatitis B
    Our specialists are experts at diagnosing hepatitis B, which is a highly contagious and sometimes serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus.

  • Influenza
    Influenza (or the flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season that affects the respiratory system.

  • Lyme Disease
    Our physicians are able to diagnose and treat Lyme disease, a bacterial infection caused by ticks.

  • Mad Cow Disease
    Our specialists can advise you on mad cow disease, the neurodegenerative disease found in cattle that is transmitted to humans after consuming meat.

  • Malaria
    If you are planning to travel to an area where malaria, the most deadly parasitic disease, occurs, consult with our Travel Medicine Services team.

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

  • Rabies
    Our specialists provide vaccination and information regarding rabies, which is a preventable viral disease.

  • SARS
    For information and treatment for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) which is a fatally infectious viral disease, one of our specialists can help.

  • Salmonella Infections
    <p>Our infectious disease specialists can provide diagnosis and treatment for nausea, chills, vomiting and other symptoms of salmonella.</p>

  • Tuberculosis
    If you are planning to travel outside of the U.S., it is extremely important to talk with our travel medicine specialists about tuberculosis vaccinations.

  • Typhoid Fever
    For expert help regarding typhoid fever, turn to our Travel Medicine Services team for vaccinations and health advice.

  • Viral Hepatitis
    While there is no existing treatment for viral hepatitis, our physicians are experienced in diagnosing and treating all known types of hepatitis with the goal of reducing symptoms and preventing serious complications.

  • Yellow Fever
    Before traveling to places where yellow fever exists, visit our Travel Medicine Services team for advice and vaccinations.