Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Advanced Sleep Phase Syndrome
    Specialists help those with sleeping disorders, such as advanced sleep-phase syndrome, by providing treatment options specific to each person.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Central Sleep Apnea
    Central sleep apnea is when you repeatedly stop breathing during sleep due to your brain's lack of signals to the muscles that control breathing.

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Treatments are available to manage the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, including medication, psychotherapy and integrative medicine.

  • Chronic Pain
    While there are many causes of chronic pain, our experienced staff give you an expert diagnosis and treatment plan based on your specific needs.

  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
    Circadian rhythm sleep disorders are a group of sleep disorders affecting the timing of sleep and wakefulness.

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

  • Fecal Incontinence
    Fecal incontinence, a motility disorder, is commonly caused by chronic constipation.

  • GERD Heartburn
    Our gastroenterologists have the expertise to accurately diagnose and effectively treat even the most complex cases of heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD.

  • Gastroparesis
    Gastroparesis is a stomach disorder in which the stomach takes too long in emptying its contents.

  • Headache
    Our staff is recognized nationally and internationally as major leaders and innovators in the field of headache.

  • Insomnia
    If you are one of the millions of Americans who has trouble sleeping, there is hope in knowing that insomnia can be effectively managed by our sleep experts.

  • Interstitial Cystitis
    Our expert urologists will diagnose and treat patients with frequent urination or pain during sexual intercourse, symptoms of interstitial cystitis (IC).

  • 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.

  • Migraine
    As major leaders and innovators in the field of headache, our staff can expertly treat your migraine.

  • 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.

  • Narcolepsy
    Chronic problems with sleep can be attributed to narcolepsy, a sleep disorder which our experienced specialists can diagnose and treat.

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

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

  • Parasomnias
    Our specialists have the expertise to diagnose and treat patients who sleepwalk, sleeptalk, and other symptoms of parasomnia.

  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
    For expert diagnosis and treatment of periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD), a condition that causes leg movement during sleep, seek our sleep medicine specialists.

  • Postpartum Depression
    A noticeable change in sleep pattern, feeling hopeless or worthless, decreased energy, inability to concentrate, recurring thoughts of death or suicide or feeling overwhelmed by feelings of sadness or grief, are signs of depression.

  • Sleep Apnea
    Our specialists evaluate and treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a serious condition in which individuals have partial or complete obstruction of their upper airway during sleep.

  • Sleep Deprivation
    For an expert diagnosis and proper treatment of sleep deprivation, our experienced sleep medicine specialists can help.

  • Tension Headache
    Patients with tension headaches, one of the most common types of headaches, are evaluated at our Headache Center by a comprehensive team of specialists.