Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Bile Duct Cancer
    Cholangiocarcinoma, also known as bile duct cancer, is often treated the same way as hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of primary liver cancer that develops in the main type of liver cell.

  • Cholangitis
    Our physicians are experienced in treating patients who have biliary system disorders, such as the inflammation of the bile duct system known as cholangitis, and help reduce inflammation of the bile duct or clear an obstruction.

  • Cholecystitis
    If you or someone you care for is experiencing intense and sudden pain in the the upper right part of the abdomen, nausea or vomiting, this may be a sign of cholecystitis, an inflammation of the gallbladder.

  • Cirrhosis
    Our specialists in liver disease will provide personalized care with the goal of reducing damage to your liver, which may include medication therapy or treatment for alcohol dependence if necessary.

  • Drug Induced Hepatitis
    Our hepatologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating drug-induced hepatitis with the goal of stopping liver damage caused by drugs or other toxic agents

  • Gastritis
    Gastritis, or dyspepsia, is an inflammation of the stomach lining which includes upset stomach or pains as symptoms.

  • Helicobacter Pylori
    Our physicians have the expertise to accurately diagnose and effectively treat Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), which can sometimes cause serious complications such as ulcers, inflammation of the stomach lining (gastritis) and stomach cancer.

  • Hepatitis A
    Our specialists are experts at diagnosing hepatitis A, which is a highly contagious and sometimes serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus.

  • Hepatitis B
    Our specialists are experts at diagnosing hepatitis B, which is a highly contagious and sometimes serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus.

  • Hepatitis C
    Our experts provide personal care and treatment for patients with hepatitis C, a disease that attacks the liver and causes cirrhosis and/or liver cancer when left untreated.

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

  • Peritonitis
    Our gastroenterologists will give a thorough evaluation to diagnose peritonitis which is an abdominal infection that can become serious.