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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Gibbon Building

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Office Information

111 South 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Main Phone: 215-955-6000
Appointment Phone: 1-800-JEFF-NOW (215-533-3669)
Radiology Appointments: 1-800-858-1662
Wheelchair AccessibleWheelchair Accessible
Public TransporationPublic Transportation

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Center City Philadelphia shares a 13-acre campus with Thomas Jefferson University.

Jefferson's main campus is minutes away from major roads and within walking distance of mass transportation services, including SEPTA regional rail lines servicing the area's suburbs and Philadelphia International Airport, making our Hospitals easily accessible for regional, national and international patients. Many of the city's bus and trolley lines stop at Jefferson.

Within the Hospital and surrounding buildings, Jefferson's expert physicians maintain patient offices.

The Gibbon Building, located at 111 South 11th Street, is home to a variety of patient services and amenities, including the Atrium cafeteria, our gift shop, the surgical family waiting area, the Chinese Health Information Center and more.

The Bodine Center for Radiation Therapy/Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson (on the corner of 11th and Sansom Streets) is the Philadelphia region's busiest radiation oncology center. The Center focuses the collaborative efforts of highly accomplished radiation oncologists, surgeons, medical oncologists and other specialists in leading-edge cancer treatments.

Find information and directions for the TJUH Main building >

Directions & Parking

Getting to Our Center City Campus

Jefferson's main campus is minutes away from major roads and within walking distance of mass transportation services. Here are directions to our campus by car and public transportation.

By Car

From Betsy Ross Bridge and Points Northeast of Philadelphia
• Take I-95 South to Exit 22 (Central Philadelphia/Independence Hall/Callowhill Street).
• At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Callowhill Street.
• Continue on Callowhill Street to 8th Street.
• Turn left onto 8th Street. Follow 8th Street to Spruce Street and turn right.
• Follow Spruce Street to 11th Street and turn right.
• Follow 11th Street to Jefferson's campus.

From Delaware and Points South of Philadelphia
• Take Rt. I-95 North to Exit 22 (Central Phila./Independence Hall/Callowhill Street) - a left-lane exit.
• Stay in right lane and exit onto Callowhill Street.
• Once on Callowhill Street, stay in middle lane and continue to 8th Street.
• Turn left onto 8th Street. Follow 8th Street to Spruce Street and turn right.
• Follow Spruce Street to 11th Street and turn right.
• Follow 11th Street to Jefferson's campus.

From Main Line
• Take Route 476 North to exit 16A (Route 76 East/Schuylkill Expressway) to Philadelphia.
• Take Exit 344 (Central Phila./676 East) - a left-lane exit.
• Take the Broad Street Exit - a right-lane exit.
• Stay in left lane and follow signs for Vine Street.
• Follow Vine Street to 10th Street and turn right onto 10th Street.
• Follow 10th Street to Jefferson’s campus.

From New Jersey Turnpike
• Take Exit 4 (73 West) off NJ Turnpike.
• Follow 73 West to 38 West.
• Continue on 38 West, following signs for the Ben Franklin Bridge. (38 West will turn into Admiral Wilson Boulevard.) Continue to bridge.
• Take bridge and stay in left lane and turn left on 8th Street.
• Follow 8th Street to Spruce Street and turn right.
• Follow Spruce Street to 11th Street and turn right.
• Follow 11th Street to Jefferson's campus.

From New Jersey via Ben Franklin Bridge
• Take bridge and stay in left lane and turn left on 8th Street.
• Follow 8th Street to Spruce Street and turn right.
• Follow Spruce Street to 11th Street and turn right.
• Follow 11th Street to Jefferson’s campus.

From New Jersey via Walt Whitman Bridge
• Cross Walt Whitman Bridge. After the toll booth, take I-95 North to Exit 22 (Central Phila./Independence Hall/Callowhill Street) - left-lane exit.
• At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Callowhill Street.
• Once on Callowhill Street, stay in middle lane and continue to 8th Street.
• Turn left onto 8th Street. Follow 8th Street to Spruce Street and turn right.
• Follow Spruce Street to 11th Street and turn right.
• Follow 11th Street to Jefferson's campus.

From Points North and West of Philadelphia (76 East)
• Take PA Turnpike to Exit 326 (Valley Forge).
• Take 76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) to Philadelphia.
• Take Exit 344 (Central Philadelphia/676 East) - a left-lane exit.
• Take the Broad Street Exit - a right-lane exit.
• Get into left lane and follow signs for Vine Street.
• Follow Vine Street to 10th Street and turn right onto 10th Street.
• Follow 10th Street to Jefferson's campus.

From Route 309
• Take Route 309 South to the end of the expressway.
• Turn left onto Cheltenham Avenue to Route 611 (Broad Street).
• Turn right onto Route 611 South (Broad Street).
• Continue on Broad Street (approximately 6 miles) to Vine Street.
• Turn left onto Vine Street (outside lane) and follow to 10th Street.
• Turn right onto 10th Street.
• Follow 10th Street to Jefferson's campus.

From Route 476
• Take Exit 20 and follow signs for Route 476. Take Route 476 to Exit 16A; then take Route 76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) to Philadelphia.
• Take Exit 344 (Central Phila/676 East) - a left-lane exit.
• Take the Broad Street Exit - a right-lane exit.
• Get into left lane and follow signs for Vine Street.
• Follow Vine Street to 10th Street and turn right onto 10th Street.
• Follow 10th Street to Jefferson's campus.

By Public Transit

From New Jersey
• Take the PATCO High Speed Line to the 10th and Locust Station.
• Follow signs to 10th Street; this is the corner of the Jefferson campus.

From Northeast Philadelphia
• Take westbound Market-Frankford elevated to 11th and Market Streets.
• Walk south on 11th Street one block to the Jefferson campus at 11th and Chestnut Streets.

From South Philadelphia
• Take Broad Street subway to Broad and Locust Streets.
• Walk east on Locust Street three blocks to the Jefferson campus at 11th and Locust Streets.

From the Philadelphia Suburbs
• Call SEPTA at 215-580-7800 to determine the regional rail line closest to your home.
• Take the train to the Jefferson Station at 11th and Market Streets.

From West Philadelphia
• Take the eastbound Market-Frankford elevated to 11th and Market Streets.
• Walk south on 11th Street one block to the Jefferson campus at 11th and Chestnut Streets.

Parking at Our Center City Campus

Upon arriving the Center City Campus, you have the option of parking in the garage across from the Gibbon Building; the Jefferson Valet Parking Service at three locations; and 11 other parking locations.

LAZ Parking Garage - Directly Across from the Gibbon Building Entrance
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital patients and visitors who use the LAZ Parking Garage across from the 10th Street entrance to Gibbon (the main Hospital building) are eligible for discount parking rates.

Remember to take your parking ticket with you when you leave the Garage. When you get to your destination, ask the receptionist to validate your parking ticket (or to direct you to where you can do it yourself). Your officially validated ticket entitles you to Jefferson's special patient and visitor discount. See the table below for full price and discount rates. *Prices are subject to change

There is a pedestrian bridge between the Garage and Gibbon Building providing you with convenient access to the Hospital.

Valet Parking
Valet parking from Jefferson buildings is available at three locations on campus:

• On 10th Street between Market and Chestnut Streets on the left side at the entrance to the 925 Chestnut Street building.
• On Sansom Street at the Emergency Department entrance near the corner of 10th Street.
• On 11th Street just past Sansom Street in front of the Hospital.

Discount Parking Rates (Effective 7/1/2014)
*Prices subject to change


Self Park Valet
Time LAZ Public Rate Jefferson Discount LAZ Public Rate Jefferson Discount
> 1/2 Hour $8 $7 $10 $9
1/2 to 2 Hours $25 $10 $27 $12
2 to 4 Hours $25 $12 $27 $14
4 to 6 Hours $25 $13 $27 $15
6 to 18 Hours $27 $17 $29 $19
18 to 24 Hours $27 $18 $29 $20

Other Parking Locations
If you do not wish to use the LAZ Parking Garage or Jefferson Valet Parking Service, there are a number of parking lots and garages in the area. Patients may be dropped off at either the 11th or 10th Street entrance of the Gibbon Building.

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