Jefferson University Hospitals


Although a rare condition, encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue that can be infectious or autoimmune in nature. Jefferson Health's world-class physicians possess the specialized expertise needed to treat even the most serious cases of inflammation of the brain. You can be assured of receiving thorough, advanced care, with the goal to reduce swelling in your head and to prevent any other related complications due to encephalitis.

Through a combination of support, therapies and education, your medical team will guide you through recovery to help you return to good health.

Make an Appointment

Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) to make an appointment with an encephalitis specialist.