Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Advanced Heart Failure
    Our specialists provide personal treatment for patients with heart failure, a condition that prevents the heart from pumping enough blood for the body.

  • Arrhythmias
    Our medical staff is among the most experienced in the Philadelphia region in diagnosing and treating patients with heart rhythm disorders, such as arrhythmias.

  • Broken Heart Syndrome
    Severe stress can cause an actual condition known as broken heart syndrome (BHS), or Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, which often has symptoms similar to a heart attack.

  • Bronchiectasis
    Our pulmonologists diagnosis bronchiectasis, which is an abnormal dilation or widening and destruction of the large airways, and recommend the most effective course of treatment.

  • Cardiomyopathy
    Physicians provide patients with cardiomyopathy, when the heart muscle weakens, with an individualized treatment plan based on underlying causes, potential complications and your specific needs.

  • Coronary Artery Disease
    Coronary artery disease occurs because over time fats, cholesterol and other substances build up in the walls of your arteries to form a type of plaque.

  • Heart Attack
    For treating narrowed or blocked coronary arteries, we offer more minimally invasive alternatives to surgery than any other hospital in the Delaware Valley.

  • Pancreatitis
    Our experts provide personalized care to manage the pain and complications of inflammation of the pancreas, known as pancreatitis.

  • Pericarditis
    Our specialists provide state-of-the-art care and support for pericarditis and myocarditis, conditions often associated with each other.

  • Pneumonia
    <p>Seek expert diagnosis and treatment from our physicians for pneumonia, an infection of the lungs and potentially life-threatening illness.</p>

  • Pulmonary Embolism
    Our medical team has the specialized expertise to treat a pulmonary embolism before it becomes a potentially life-threatening condition.