Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Allergy
    Our allergy and immunology specialists provide the care and expertise needed for life-threatening allergies.

  • Anorexia
    For a person struggling with the eating disorder, anorexia, our team of experts provides a multifaceted approach to developing a personalized treatment plan to help care for patients.

  • Asthma
    Our Asthma Program serves as resource for asthma patients and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team who teach patients the best ways to avoid attacks.

  • Atrial Septal Defect
    If you or a loved one is diagnosed with an atrial septal defect, our cardiologists will guide you through diagnosis and treatment.

  • 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.

  • Cervical Cancer
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists has expertise in treating women with both premalignant and malignant conditions of the reproductive organs, including cervical cancer.

  • Congenital Liver Defects
    Our world-class liver surgeons specialize in rare birth defects, such as liver and biliary atresia and choledochal cysts.

  • Ear Infection
    The experts at Jefferson can relieve the symptoms of ear infections such as earaches, ear noise or buzzing, and hearing loss.

  • Ewing Sarcoma
    Ewing sarcoma is the second most common malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents.

  • Fever
    A fever is a higher-than-normal body temperature and is a part of our body's natural response to infection.

  • Fibrous Dysplasia
    Fibrous dysplasia is an uncommon bone disease where fibrous bone tissue replaces the normal bone.

  • Flat or Inverted Nipples
    Having flat or inverted nipples causes challenges when breastfeeding as it makes it difficult for the baby to latch on to the nipple.

  • Fractures & Dislocations
    If you have been diagnosed with a fracture or dislocation, our experts will ensure your treatment minimizes the pain, promotes healing, prevents complications and restores normal use of the fractured area.

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
    Hemolytic uremic syndrome is the most common cause of sudden, short-term (acute) kidney failure in children and Jefferson specialists can find the best course of treatment.

  • Impetigo
    Sores and blisters on the face and hands are symptoms of impetigo, a highly contagious, yet common, skin condition that can be treated by our expert staff.

  • Ineffective Latch-On or Sucking
    Premature birth and jaundice are just a few of the many reasons a baby may not be able to suck or latch-on effectively and our specialists are here to help.

  • Insufficient or Delayed Milk Production
    If milk production is an issue, turn to Jefferson's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
    If you suspect that your child may have Landau-Kleffner syndrome, you can trust our world-renowned neurologists to provide personalized care and treatment.

  • Learning Disorders
    If you feel your child has a learning disorder, turn to our experienced pediatricians who will ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment.

  • Low Milk Production
    If milk production is an issue, turn to Jefferson's experienced specialists for help.

  • Multiple Pregnancy
    A dedicated team of high-risk pregnancy specialists will provide excellent care and treatment for women with multiple pregnancies, when two or more fetuses are present.

  • Muscular Dystrophy
    Our neurologists are experienced in treating all types of muscular dystrophy, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Becker muscular dystrophy.

  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes
    Tuberous sclerosis and neurofibromatosis are just a couple of the neurocutaneous syndromes treated by our skilled neurologists.

  • Nosebleeds
    If nosebleeds are chronic or you cannot stop the bleeding, you should seek the care of one our physicians.

  • Osteomyelitis
    Our specialists treat osteomyelitis by focusing on treating the infection in the bone and providing long-term care to prevent further complications.

  • Over-Active Let-Down
    If your baby gags or pushes away from the breast while feeding, you may be experiencing over-active let-down, when your body produces milk too quickly.

  • Ovulation Disorders
    When ovulation fails to occur or occurs on an infrequent or irregular basis, it is known as an ovulatory disorder.

  • Plugged Milk Ducts
    When a woman goes too long without emptying her breasts of milk, or if insufficient milk is being removed during feedings, milk ducts could be plugged and a physician should be consulted.

  • Pregnancy
    Our obstetricians are among the best in the city to manage your pregnancy as each trimester requires a different level of care.

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

  • Roseola
    If your child is running a high fever and has a rash, she may have the viral infection known as roseola and should be seen by one of our specialists for treatment.

  • STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease)
    Our primary care physicians can be a first line of defense if you suspect you have been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease (STD).

  • Scoliosis & Other Spinal Curvatures
    Scoliosis is a condition that causes an abnormal curvature of the spine. When the spine is affected by scoliosis it will appear as an "S" or "C" shape.

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
    Our specialists evaluate and treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a serious condition in which individuals have partial or complete obstruction of their upper airway during sleep.

  • Sore Nipples
    If you are experiencing sore nipples from breastfeeding, consult one of our lactation consultants to receive expert treatment.

  • Tonsillitis
    While tonsillitis is often treated with over-the-counter medication, persistent symptoms like a fever or drooling should be treated by one of our expert physicians.

  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    Our experts provide diagnosis and treatment for a vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), a condition that occurs when the direction of urination is reversed.