Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
    Specialists in the treatment of liver diseases, such as alcoholic hepatitis, work with patients to help reverse liver damage and prevent more serious complications.

  • Bleeding in the Digestive Tract
    Bleeding in the digestive tract may be caused by any number of digestive diseases, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastritis, ulcers, hemorrhoids, colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or diverticular disease.

  • 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.

  • Colorectal Cancer
    Colorectal cancer has been found to be one of the most common internal cancers affecting both men and women, through early detection, this type of cancer is highly curable.

  • Crohns Disease
    If you have experienced chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, weight loss and anemia, you should be examined for signs of Crohn's disease.

  • Fecal Incontinence
    Fecal incontinence, a motility disorder, is commonly caused by chronic constipation.

  • GERD Heartburn
    Our gastroenterologists have the expertise to accurately diagnose and effectively treat even the most complex cases of heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD.

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

  • Gastroparesis
    Gastroparesis is a stomach disorder in which the stomach takes too long in emptying its contents.

  • 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.

  • Lactose Intolerance
    If you feel discomfort after eating ice cream or cheese, your body may not be digesting lactose and our specialists can properly diagnose whether you have lactose intolerance.

  • Ulcerative Colitis
    Ulcerative colitis (UC) is one type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); it is a chronic condition of the large intestine or colon and can be caused by environmental factors, your immune system or genetic factors.