Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Achalasia
    A condition where the esophagus is unable to move food into the stomach because it stays closed during swallowing, resulting in the backup of food.

  • Adrenal Gland Tumor
    Experienced specialists work with each patient to provide the best treatment plan for adrenal gland tumors.

  • Breast Cancer
    Our nationally ranked breast cancer specialists at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia can provide answers to your questions about the signs, symptoms treatments and discuss the importance of screenings.

  • 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.

  • Esophageal Cancer
    Jefferson's medical team will give a thorough evaluation and devise a personalized treatment plan based on the size of the tumor, its location and the progression of your esophageal cancer.

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

  • Gallstones
    Too much cholesterol, bile salts or bilirubin (bile pigment) can cause gallstones which forms when bile, stored in the gallbladder, hardens into stone-like material.

  • Hiatal Hernia
    Large hiatal hernias may lead to complications such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer.

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

  • Inguinal Hernia
    Our surgeons are experienced in surgically treating inguinal hernia that is growing and becoming painful.

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