Jefferson University Hospitals

Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience

Programs & Services

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The following Programs and Services list below are available at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.

Jefferson Health offers an extensive neuroscience care network with offices throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Find out more about the Farber Institute of Neuroscience's services at the following locations:


  • Brain Aneurysm & AVM Center
    Our physicians have helped pioneer specialized treatments of brain aneurysms, while setting training standards for neurosurgeons worldwide.

  • Brain Tumor Care
    The Jefferson Brain Tumor Center of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center provides a multidisciplinary approach to treating brain tumors, giving patients access to care all in one place and during one visit.

  • Comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Center
    Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior, interfering with daily tasks over time. If you or someone you love have been diagnosed with dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease, you'll be in good hands at Jefferson Health's Comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Center.

  • Comprehensive Concussion Care
    Our specialists detect and treat mild, moderate or severe concussions.

  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
    The Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience is home to an experienced, world-renowned multidisciplinary team that brings you the experience you need to treat your epilepsy.

  • Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Our physicians take an integrated approach to the diagnosis and treatment of MS and other neuroimmune and viral diseases affecting the central nervous system.

  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
    The Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience - Jefferson Health is home to the Jefferson Comprehensive Stroke Center, one of the nation’s most advanced and acclaimed for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research of stroke.

  • Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
    The Division provides psychiatric consultations to people who are hospitalized with medical, surgical and/or obstetrical illnesses, as well as to patients on an outpatient basis.

  • Geriatric Psychiatry Program
    The Geriatric Psychiatry Program offers inpatient services that are dedicated exclusively to caring for the unique psychiatric and neurological disorders of older adults.

  • Jefferson Health’s Comprehensive Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Center
    Jefferson’s Comprehensive Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center – part of the Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience – provides advanced care to patients living with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, Huntington’s disease and other movement disorders.

  • Minimally Invasive Cranial Base Surgery Center
    The Center offers a treatment alternative for people with benign and malignant brain tumors, many of which were previously inaccessible or required extensive and lengthy operations.

  • Movement Disorders Program
    The Movement Disorders Program serves as a tertiary care center for the Philadelphia region's most complex and challenging cases of chronic neurological disease.

  • Neurological Surgery
    Our neurosurgeons offer state-of-the-art treatment to patients with neurological diseases affecting the brain and spine, such as brain tumors, spinal disease, vascular brain diseases, epilepsy, pain, Parkinson's disease and many other neurological disorders.

  • Neurology
    The Department's overarching goal is to provide patients compassionate care while working to develop new treatments that will lessen the toll of neurological disorders.

  • Neuroradiology - Head & Neck Imaging
    The neuroradiologists and technicians perform all the radiological and imaging procedures related to the nervous system, head, neck and spine.

  • Psychiatry & Human Behavior
    Our psychiatrists and therapists focus special attention on the consultation and treatment of the most common psychiatric problems of anxiety, depression, insomnia, substance abuse, eating disorders and sleep disorders.

  • Radiation Oncology
    Specializing in specific types of tumors and therapies, our radiation oncologists are continually improving patient outcomes by providing carefully coordinated and sequenced therapies in concert with surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation biologists and medical physicists.

  • Sleep Disorders Center
    Although many sleep disorders go undiagnosed, our experienced specialists will work hard to diagnose your disorder and provide advanced treatment, whether you have sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, insomnia or the like.

  • Spine Program
    Count on the highly experienced and trained intensivists, physiatrists, oncologists, orthopedists, neurologists and pain management specialists to provide a full continuum of spine management.

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program
    Guided by advanced imaging technology, our physicians are able to precisely deliver radiation to tumors and arteriovenous malformations (AVM), while minimizing damage to surrounding tissue.

  • Transfer Center
    Call 1-800-JEFF-121 (1-800-533-3121) to expedite time-sensitive emergency transfers and nonemergent transfers for tertiary care services at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience.

  • Weinberg ALS Center
    Our Weinberg ALS Center blends Jefferson’s unique strengths as an academic medical center by ensuring seamless coordination between physicians, neuroscience researchers, and a host of multidisciplinary professionals.