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.

  • Asbestosis
    Lung disease caused by asbestos takes several decades to develop. Our pulmonologists work with patients to establish a diagnosis.

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

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

  • Breast Cancer Men
    If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, our renowned experts will carefully guide you through the available treatment options and provide personalized care that takes into account all your medical and emotional needs.

  • Breast Lumps
    Our specialists can provide the latest imaging and surgical techniques to determine if the lump is cancerous or benign.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Chronic Bronchitis
    Our pulmonologists deliver comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for the entire spectrum of diseases that affect the respiratory system, including chronic bronchitis which makes it difficult to breathe.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), normal breathing and daily activities can be difficult because air flow is being blocked in your lungs.

  • 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.

  • Cystic Fibrosis
    Cystic fibrosis (CF), a chronic lung disease in children and young adults, is an inherited disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive tract.

  • Dyspnea
    Dyspnea, shortness of breath, can be a symptom of many serious diseases affecting the lungs, the heart, circulation, blood or represent general ill health.

  • Emphysema
    Our specialists provide expert treatment for emphysema, a condition mostly due to excessive cigarette smoking, which causes damage and destruction to the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs.

  • Enchondroma
    Our specialists provide expert care when treating benign tumors known as enchondromas.

  • End Stage Renal Disease
    Our experts will evaluate your kidney disease, such as end-stage renal disease, and provide you with the best care available. 

  • Ewing Sarcoma
    Ewing sarcoma is the second most common malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents.

  • 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.

  • Hyperparathryoidism
    Hyperparathyroidism is the result of overactive parathyroid glands producing too much of the parathyroid hormone.

  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    Our pulmonologists can diagnose and treat hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, a lung disease that may cause chills, cough and shortness of breath.

  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare form of breast cancer that is treated by experts at our Breast Care Center.

  • Kidney Cancer
    If you or someone important to you has been diagnosed with kidney cancer, turn to our experienced team of urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and radiologists.

  • Kidney Infections
    Kidney infection is a specific type of urinary tract infection (UTI) that may be acute or chronic and be treated by our experienced team of specialists.

  • Lung Nodule
    Our specialists have the expertise to further evaluate spots on lungs, known as lung nodules, which are often found to be noncancerous (benign).

  • Multiple Myeloma
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expert care and advanced technologies for patients with multiple myeloma.

  • Nephrotic Syndrome
    Symptoms associated with nephrotic syndrome include high blood pressure and swelling in the feet and hands can be treated by our expert physicians.

  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes
    Tuberous sclerosis and neurofibromatosis are just a couple of the neurocutaneous syndromes treated by our skilled neurologists.

  • Occupational Lung Disease
    Our experts specialize in treating lung disease that is related to exposure to asbestos, coal dust or other work-related conditions.

  • 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.

  • Osteosarcoma
    Here at Jefferson, you and your child will have access to the best physicians, the latest treatment and state-of-the-art technology for osteosarcoma.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Pleural Effusion
    Pleural space can make breathing difficult and should be treated by one of our expert pulmonologists.

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
    Adult soft tissue sarcoma is diagnosed with a biopsy as certain inherited disorders may increase the chances of being diagnosed with this malignant cancer.

  • Thyroid Cancer
    Our experts provide thorough evaluation on any mass or nodule near the base off the neck for thyroid cancer.

  • Urinary Tract Infections
    Burning during urination, frequent urination and cloudy urine are signs of urinary tract infections (UTI) and can be treated by one of our specialists.

  • Viral Hepatitis
    While there is no existing treatment for viral hepatitis, our physicians are experienced in diagnosing and treating all known types of hepatitis with the goal of reducing symptoms and preventing serious complications.