Jefferson University Hospitals

Erectile Dysfunction/Impotence

There's no need to feel embarrassed about impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction (ED). The physicians in Jefferson's Department of Urology certainly understand your embarrassment and fear in dealing with this condition. We also understand that if you delay seeking medical treatment, you may be delaying a diagnosis for a more serious underlying condition, such as heart disease, diabetes, liver disease or other medical conditions.

Jefferson's specialized physicians with advanced training have a longstanding commitment to helping men with sexual dysfunction. We offer a full complement of diagnostic tools and procedures, including hormonal assessments; duplex Doppler imaging to visualize and assess penile blood flow; sleep erection pattern evaluation; and nerve conduction studies.

By investing time in identifying the cause of your impotence problem, our team of experts can develop a more precisely targeted therapy for you. Our specialists also offer a range of therapies, including a variety of prescription drugs, vacuum erection devices, penile injection therapy and MUSE (medicated urethral system for erections) suppository treatment. Our physicians are also experts in the use of the penile prosthesis to treat this condition.