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.

  • Atherosclerosis
    Advanced techniques are available at Jefferson to treat patients with hardening arteries, known as atherosclerosis disease.

  • Atrial Fibrillation
    We have set the standard in the region for atrial fibrillation care, the most common form of arrhythmia, or abnormality of heart rhythm, through a track record of outstanding patient care, groundbreaking scientific research and the use of innovative technologies and techniques.

  • Atypical Facial Pain
    Atypical facial pain encompasses a large group of facial pain conditions that causes aches, cramps, burning and pressure on one side of the face, and can extend to the neck or behind the ear.

  • 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.

  • Chest Pain
    If you should experience a sudden onset of chest pain, you want to know right away if you are having a heart attack. For every minute a heart attack goes undiagnosed, further damage is done to your heart.

  • 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.

  • Endocarditis
    Endocarditis is an infection of the inner lining of your heart (endocardium) that typically occurs when bacteria or other germs spread through your bloodstream.

  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
    Our physicians provide personalized care for patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder where the body's immune system attacks the nervous system.

  • 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.

  • Heart Murmurs
    Our cardiologists provide personal care and attention to diagnose any unusual sounds occurring around the heartbeat cycle, known as heart murmurs.

  • High Blood Pressure
    High blood pressure is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke and other serious health problems.

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    Mitral valve prolapse is a condition caused when the heart's valves do not properly close.

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

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
    Our medical team has the specialized expertise to help you manage the symptoms of peripheral vascular disease and reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and other complications.

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    Pulmonary hypertension is challenging to diagnose as it can be confused with other conditions of the heart and lungs which is why it's best to see a specialist.

  • Sudden Cardiac Death
    If you or someone you are with suddenly collapses, loses consciousness and stops breathing, it is critical to begin resuscitative efforts immediately in order to prevent sudden cardiac death. <br />