Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Botox
    Botox injection is an approved treatment for spasmodic dysphonia and is also used to remove lines and improve wrinkles on your face.

  • Carotid Endarterectomy
    Our surgeons perform carotid endarterectomy to open blockages and remove plaque from the carotid arteries to treat and prevent stroke.

  • Cerebral Arteriogram
    A cerebral arteriogram, also called an angiogram, is a diagnostic study that uses X-ray and dye to visualize the blood vessels in the neck and brain.

  • Craniotomy
    Craniotomy involves removing a bone flap, a section of the skull, to access the brain.

  • Endovascular Coiling
    One treatment for AVMs is endovascular coiling where the surgeon guides a catheter though the arterial network until the tip of the catheter reaches the site of the AVM.

  • Gamma Knife
    Our physicians are able to use the Gamma Knife system to precisely direct radiation to the problem area while sparing healthy tissue.

  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement & Removal
    If you or someone you care for has a history of or is at risk of developing blood clots in their legs and blood thinning medications have not been successful, your physician may recommend an inferior vena cava filter placement procedure.

  • Juvederm
    Juvederm is a smooth gel made of hyaluronic acid, a substance that occurs naturally in your skin and helps to add volume and hydration.

  • Laser Hair Removal
    Our permanent solution uses specific wavelengths of light that are the optimum for absorption by the melanin pigmentation in hair yet at the same time minimizes any damage to the skin.

  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
    While you should always be mindful to protect your skin when you're in the sun to prevent this type of damage, today there are several new procedures to help remove these effects as well as scars from acne or other skin injuries.

  • Linear Accelerator
    Linear accelerator (LINAC) machines have been proven to be a safe, effective treatment option for patients with inoperable brain tumors in dangerous locations, such as the optic nerve and brain stem.

  • Microsurgery
    Today, through microsurgery, our surgeons are able to repair the smallest of blood vessels, transfer tissue from one part of the body to another and reattach severed parts.

  • Photodynamic Therapy
    This treatment is FDA approved for palliation of esophageal cancer and for other esophageal cancers which fail to respond to standard treatment.

  • Photorejuvenation
    Photorejuvenation treatments can be done on the full face, neck, arm, hand or chest using pulses of visible light that improve redness and flushing, as well as the visible signs of sun damage and aging.

  • Pipeline Embolization Device
    This device is ideal for treating very large intracranial aneurysms, because it seals off the aneurysms from the arterial blood flow, reducing their outward push on the vessel walls while preventing a life-threatening rupture.

  • Sclerotherapy
    Sclerotherapy is a simple treatment done to eliminate leg telangiectasia or spider veins (larger than 1 millimeter) in which a solution called sclerosing agent is injected into the veins with a very tiny needle.

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery & Radiotherapy
    If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, spinal tumor, arteriovenous malformation (AVM) or other neurological condition, you can take comfort in knowing that we can provide stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy treatment options.

  • Tumescent Liposuction
    If you would like to contour certain areas of your body by removing fat deposits, tumescent liposuction may be an option for you.

  • Vein Closure Surgery
    For painful and unattractive varicose veins, Jefferson vascular surgeons perform the Closure® procedure, a minimally invasive treatment.

  • Venogram
    This procedure uses a combination of contrast dye and X-rays to visualize the veins in the legs to diagnose deep vein thrombosis.