Jefferson University Hospitals

Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

Cystic Fibrosis Program

cystic-fibrosis

The Jefferson Cystic Fibrosis Program within the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute – Jefferson Health offers the latest in diagnostic and treatment options for patients with cystic fibrosis.

It is our mission to get every cystic fibrosis patient the best care in the world, and we have the resources to do it. Our team at the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center is dedicated to getting every cystic fibrosis patient access to the best and most cutting edge treatment available.

The field of cystic fibrosis has changed rapidly in the past few years as the march towards a longer lifespan becomes more of a reality. Our multidisciplinary approach follows closely the model put forth by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and our full spectrum of providers is available at every visit and remotely every day of the week.

Cystic Fibrosis Services

Our cystic fibrosis patients are our priority. Our multidisciplinary team guides patients and their loved ones through the entire treatment and recovery process. In our care, patients can expect access to:

  • providers both at visits and off hours
  • sub-specialists who focus on Cystic Fibrosis
  • in-person and telehealth visits
  • latest clinical trials

Why Choose Jefferson for Cystic Fibrosis Treatment?

Cysytic fibrosis patients know that being seen at a specialized care center is a must. With our cumulative decades of experience, we are able to assess each patients needs individually, and make sure everybody is getting the most out of their body and life. Cystic fibrosis is not just about the lungs, and a holistic approach must be taken. We work diligently to provide you with the exceptional care you expect from Jefferson Health.

As one of a select group of specialized centers in the country, we follow the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s direction that average outcomes are not what we are interested in. Our team makes every effort to stay current in this ever changing field, and we will ensure that you - as an individual - are our priority.

As demonstrated leaders in the field, we continually educate ourselves through research, clinical studies, the development of formal guidelines and policies, and addressing health disparities related to cystic fibrosis patients. In doing so, we align ourselves with leaders in the respiratory field. As part of our partnership with National Jewish Health in Denver, the #2 respiratory hospital in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, as well as the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.

Patient Resources

The diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis requires multidisciplinary care. Following national and state guidelines regarding safety precautions, treatment and testing is important.

Learn more about the comprehensive national cystic fibrosis guidelines we following by visiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Make an Appointment

If you would like to make an appointment, please call our office at 215-955-5161 or our Nurse Manager Mary Hendry at 215-837-8747. You can also make an appointment online below. You may also speak with a call center representative at 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) for more information.

Leadership

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center is Thriving at Jefferson

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center is Thriving at Jefferson

How the team rose to the challenge of providing care for Philadelphia's cystic fibrosis community.

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