Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • ACL Injury
    This tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament inside your knee joint most commonly occurs during sports-related activities that involve sudden stops and changes in direction.

  • Achilles Tendon Tear
    Sudden movement, high heels, not stretching properly before exercise and flat feet may cause this common injury.

  • Arthritis
    Our multidisciplinary team of rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians), therapists, pain management specialists and radiologists can diagnose and treat your arthritis.

  • Avascular Necrosis
    Look to Jefferson's multidisciplinary team of orthopedists, rehabilitation physicians, therapists and radiologists to diagnose and treat your avascular necrosis (AVN).

  • Chondroblastoma
    A rare type of bone tumor, chondroblastoma is typically located in the hip, knee or shoulder.

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    Cubital tunnel syndrome symptoms present in the hand are actually caused by a problem with the nerve in your elbow.

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

  • Fractures
    If you have been diagnosed with a fracture or dislocation, our experts will ensure your treatment minimizes the pain, promotes healing, prevents complications and restores normal use of the fractured area.

  • Giant Cell Tumors
    If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with giant cell tumors, a noncancerous condition that can cause problems, our expert orthopedic surgeons can help.

  • Infectious Arthritis
    To avoid the infection from spreading, it is important to have our specialists diagnose and treat infectious arthritis.

  • 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.

  • Medial Epicondylitis
    Often referred to as golfer's or baseball elbow, medial epicondylitis should be treated by our experienced specialists.

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

  • Osteoarthritis
    Our physicians utilize the latest methods for diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis, the most common joint disorder.

  • Osteochondroma
    Our specialists provide expert diagnosis and personalized treatment to patients diagnosed with benign tumors known as osteochondroma.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Our goal is to prevent deformity and fracture for patients with osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease.

  • Osteomyelitis
    Our specialists treat osteomyelitis by focusing on treating the infection in the bone and providing long-term care to prevent further complications.

  • Osteoporosis
    Our experts offer prevention, diagnosis and treatment for osteoporosis and related conditions and provide multidisciplinary care.

  • Pagets Disease
    Paget's disease, a bone condition which causes arthritis and bone deformity, is diagnosed and treated by our expert orthopedic specialists.

  • Patellar Tendonitis
    Also known as jumper's knee, patellar tendonitis is a common knee problem, and can be diagnosed and treated by our orthopedic surgeons.

  • Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
    Patellofemoral stress syndrome (runner's knee) is a common knee problem and is managed by our expert orthopedic surgeons.

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
    Our physicians carefully monitor primary hyperparathyroidism to ensure calcium levels and bone density levels are normal and that kidneys are functioning properly.

  • Rheumatic Disease
    Receive expert care from our nationally and internationally recognized doctors for arthritis, carpal tunnel, and other rheumatic diseases.

  • Rotator Cuff Injury
    Repetitive activities or accidents can result in a rotator cuff injury and should be seen by one of our orthopedic specialists.

  • Scoliosis Spinal Curvatures
    Scoliosis is a condition that causes an abnormal curvature of the spine. When the spine is affected by scoliosis it will appear as an "S" or "C" shape.

  • Shoulder Tendonitis
    Whether you're living with tendonitis as a result of injury or because of an underlying condition such as arthritis, you will receive expert care from our skilled specialists.

  • Tennis Elbow
    Our specialists are dedicated to diagnosing and treating tennis elbow, a condition that occurs when the ligaments in your elbow are overused.

  • Torn Meniscus
    Twisting the knee the wrong way can lead to a torn meniscus and our expert physicians can provide the immediate treatment you’ll need.