Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne Scarring
    Due to the various kinds of acne scarring, it is important to choose a specialist who is skilled with the many available procedures.

  • Actinic Keratosis
    A small precancerous lesion caused by years of sun damage that can develop into squamous cell carcinoma.

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    Our renowned experts in skin cancer and dermatologic surgery will develop a personalized treatment plan for patients with basal cell carcinoma.

  • Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (Gorlin Syndrome)
    Basal cell nevus syndrome, also known as Gorlin syndrome, is a genetic disorder that increases the chance a person will develop cancer.

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is the most common type of cutaneous lymphoma that typically presents with red, scaly patches or thickened plaques of skin.

  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
    Our specialists provide expert care for dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), a chronic, extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters.

  • Facial Aging
    Genetic factors, environmental factors and habitual behavior, such as smoking and alcohol, influence skin changes as you age.

  • Folliculitis, Boils & Carbuncles
    Folliculitis, boils and carbuncles are skin conditions that can usually be treated at home, however, if extreme pain or a fever develops, see a dermatologist.

  • Generalized Exfoliative Dermatitis
    Exfoliative (peeled or shed) dermatitis is an inflammatory skin disorder and is a rare complication of severe atopic dermatitis.

  • Granuloma Annulare
    Granuloma annulare is a chronic skin condition that consists of a circular-shaped rash with reddish bumps.

  • Hair Loss
    Hair loss can be caused by heredity, stress, certain medications or an underlying medical condition, and can come on suddenly or gradually.

  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    Hidradenitis suppurativa usually begins as pimple-like bumps on the skin, most commonly located in the underarms and groin.

  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    If you are dealing with excessive sweating, known as hyperhidrosis, our experienced dermatologists can provide a personalized treatment plan for your condition.

  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
    Jefferson's renowned experts in skin cancer and dermatologic surgery will check your skin and lymph nodes for signs of Kaposi's sarcoma.

  • Lice
    Lice, blood-sucking insects found on the head and other areas of the body, is a highly treatable condition.

  • Melanoma
    As the most dangerous of skin cancers, melanoma personalized treatment is provided by our experienced multidisciplinary team of specialists.

  • Merkel Cell Cancer
    Our team of specialists provides a personalized care for patients diagnosed with merkel cell cancer, a rare disease that develops on or just beneath the skin.

  • Molluscum Contagiosum
    Our dermatologists can treat and remove lesions known as molluscum contagiosum.

  • Pityriasis Rosea
    Our dermatologists specialize in treating common skin disorders such as pityriasis rosea.

  • Prickly Heat
    Our dermatologists will work with you to treat itchy rashes called prickly heat, also known as heat rash.

  • Psoriasis
    Our dermatologists specialize in treating red, itchy, flaky skin that is a result of psoriasis.

  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists coordinate personalized treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition that causes some areas of your body to feel numb.

  • Ringworm (Tinea Infections)
    Ringworm is an infection caused by a fungus and can be treated by one of our skilled physicians.

  • Rosacea
    While rosacea, which is redness and broken blood vessels on the skin, is incurable, our dermatologists can help you manage the symptoms of this condition.

  • Scabies
    While scabies occurs mostly in children and young adults, this highly contagious skin disease can occur at any age and should be treated by one of our medical professionals.

  • Scars
    If you have a scar that bothers you and you feel that having it removed or its appearance diminished would enhance your look, our dermatologists can provide ways to lighten or remove scars effectively.

  • Scleroderma
    Thick, tight skin and red spots on the face are symptoms of scleroderma and should be treated by one of our specialists.

  • Skin Cancer
    Our specialists offer skin cancer screening exams, consultative evaluations, and treatment of all types for those diagnosed with skin cancer.

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    If you are diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of skin cancer found in Caucasians, seek the expertise of one of our physicians.

  • Sun-Damaged Skin
    If your skin has been exposed to the sun, our dermatologists will give a thorough examination to ensure you do not have any symptoms of skin cancer.

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
    Our doctors provide a thorough evaluation and treatment for severe reactions to a drug that causes skin to peel, known as toxic epidermal necrolysis.

  • Vascular Malformations
    Our expert physicians treat vascular malformations such as arteriovenous malformation, the most common of blood vessel abnormalities.