Jefferson University Hospitals

Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Interstitial Lung Disease
    Management of patients with interstitial lung diseases is often complex and varies, however our experts provide the personal care needed to properly treat these diseases.

  • Lung Cancer
    Lung cancer overview from the leading doctors at Jefferson in Philadelphia. Our nationally ranked lung cancer doctors and specialists can help provide answers to your questions on the stages of lung cancer, types, signs, symptoms, and treatments for lung cancer.

  • Myasthenia Gravis
    Our neurologists provide advanced diagnostic services and treatment for myasthenia gravis, a complex, autoimmune disorder in which antibodies destroy neuromuscular connections which can cause the weakness of voluntary muscles.

  • Pleural Effusion
    Pleural space can make breathing difficult and should be treated by one of our expert pulmonologists.

  • Thymoma
    Our experts provide a thorough evaluation and personalized treatment for patients diagnosed with thymoma.