Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Actinic Keratosis
    A small precancerous lesion caused by years of sun damage that can develop into squamous cell carcinoma.

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Acute lymphocytic leukemia, a blood and bone marrow cancer, involves a combination of radiation therapy to destroy cancer cells and chemotherapy which our medical team expertly provides.

  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
    Acute myelogenous leukemia, a blood and bone marrow cancer, involves a combination of radiation therapy to destroy cancer cells and chemotherapy which our medical team expertly provides.

  • Adrenal Gland Tumor
    Experienced specialists work with each patient to provide the best treatment plan for adrenal gland tumors.

  • ALS
    Our specialists offer several treatments options for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and other types of neuromuscular diseases.

  • 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.

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    Our hepatologists, physicians who specialize in the treatment of diseases of the liver, have the necessary expertise to accurately diagnose and effectively treat autoimmune hepatitis.

  • Bell's Palsy
    Our doctors provide exceptional care for patients with Bell's palsy, a neuromuscular disorder that controls muscle movement in the face.

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    Our urologists offer a full complement of minimally invasive treatments to patients with an enlarged prostate, known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

  • Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BRONJ)
    Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ for short) is a condition in which bone is exposed in the upper or lower jaw, sometimes without cause.

  • 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.

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Carpal tunnel syndrome is the inability to make a fist or grip objects.

  • Celiac Disease
    In the case of celiac disease, an autoimmune disease of the immune system, the body cannot tolerate gluten – a protein found in wheat, barley and rye and, by extension, in a wide variety of everyday foods.

  • Cervical Cancer
    Cervical cancer begins in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. Human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection, is involved in most cases of cervical cancer. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists has expertise in managing HPV, precancerous cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer.

  • Smell & Taste (Chemosensory) Disorders
    If something isn't right with your sense of smell or taste, visit one of our specialists for expert care and treatment.

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a blood and bone marrow cancer, involves a combination of radiation therapy to destroy cancer cells and chemotherapy which our medical team expertly provides.

  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
    Chronic myelogenous leukemia, a blood and bone marrow cancer, involves a combination of radiation therapy to destroy cancer cells and chemotherapy which our medical team expertly provides.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), normal breathing and daily activities can be difficult because air flow is being blocked in your lungs.

  • Cirrhosis (Chronic Liver Disease)
    Our specialists in liver disease will provide personalized care with the goal of reducing damage to your liver, which may include medication therapy or treatment for alcohol dependence if necessary.

  • Craniopharyngioma
    A craniopharyngioma is a tumor arises in the extremely delicate area between the optic nerves, pituitary gland, and the brain.

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is the most common type of cutaneous lymphoma that typically presents with red, scaly patches or thickened plaques of skin.

  • Cystic Fibrosis
    Cystic fibrosis (CF), a chronic lung disease in children and young adults, is an inherited disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive tract.

  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
    Our specialists provide expert care for dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), a chronic, extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters.

  • Dupuytren's Contracture
    Dupuytren's contracture is a disease that causes a thickening of the collagen around the tendons in the hand which makes the fingers curl.

  • Dysmenorrhea
    A type of abnormal uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea is a menstrual condition characterized by severe and frequent menstrual cramps and pain.

  • Elbow Problems & Pain
    We provide specialized diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for injuries and conditions relating to the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulders.

  • Emphysema
    Our specialists provide expert treatment for emphysema, a condition mostly due to excessive cigarette smoking, which causes damage and destruction to the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs.

  • Enchondroma
    Our specialists provide expert care when treating benign tumors known as enchondromas.

  • Endometrial Cancer
    Developing in the endometrium, the innermost lining of the uterus, endometrial cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive organs and has a high cure rate with early detection.

  • Erythroplakia
    Erythroplakia is a flat red patch or lesion that appears on the floor of the mouth or the tongue and can be precancerous.

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

  • Facial Fractures
    After a trauma to the face the inability to bring your teeth together, blurry vision, or a nosebleed may be symptoms of a facial fracture.

  • Granuloma Annulare
    Granuloma annulare is a chronic skin condition that consists of a circular-shaped rash with reddish bumps.

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
    Our physicians provide personalized care for patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder where the body's immune system attacks the nervous system.

  • Hand Problems & Pain
    Our hand experts specialize in treating arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other pains associated with hand problems.

  • Head & Neck Cancers
    Our specialists are experts in diagnosing and treating symptoms of head and neck cancer which include ear pain, a growing neck mass, shortness of breath, weight loss and a hoarse voice.

  • Hematologic Cancers
    Hematologic cancers affect the blood cells and are more commonly known as leukemias and Hodgkins and non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

  • 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.

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Our team of specialists provides personalized care and treatment for patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma - a type of blood and bone marrow cancer.

  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    Our pulmonologists can diagnose and treat hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, a lung disease that may cause chills, cough and shortness of breath.

  • Hypothyroidism
    Our specialists in endocrinology and metabolic diseases can provide expert evaluation and management for hypothyroidism, a condition that occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones.

  • Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy (IgA Nephropathy)
    Our experts can help you control and understand the kidney disease, IgA Nephropathy, also known as Berger's disease.

  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare form of breast cancer that is treated by experts at our Breast Care Center.

  • 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.

  • Kidney Cancer
    If you or someone important to you has been diagnosed with kidney cancer, turn to our experienced team of urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and radiologists.

  • Knee Problems & Pain
    If you are experiencing knee problems such as arthritis, torn cartilage, tendonitis or chronic and severe pain, turn to our multidisciplinary team of specialists.

  • Liver Cancer
    Our experts are leading the field in research for liver cancer and provide thorough analysis and treatment personalized for each patient.

  • 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.

  • Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
    Lupus, a disorder that may causes damage to the joints, tendons and other connective tissues is by specialists who are experts in the field.

  • Multiple Myeloma
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expert care and advanced technologies for patients with multiple myeloma.

  • 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.

  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
    Our ear, nose and throat doctors provide expert diagnosis and treatment of nasopharyngeal cancer.

  • Neck Mass
    Our ear, nose and throat doctors provide expert diagnosis and treatment of neck masses.

  • Neuromuscular Diseases
    Our neurologists are renowned experts in treating all types of neuromuscular diseases, including muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and neuropathies.

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Our experienced team provides personalized treatment for patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

  • Oral Cancer
    Oral cancer is found in the mouth area and the oropharynx (the throat area at the back of the mouth) and is treated with personalized care by our doctors.

  • Osteoporosis
    Our experts offer prevention, diagnosis and treatment for osteoporosis and related conditions and provide multidisciplinary care.

  • Ovarian Cancer
    Ovarian cancer occurs when malignant, or cancerous, growth forms in the ovaries. Early detection is critical to treating the disease in its first stages when treatment can be most effective.

  • Ovarian Cancer & Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer
    Genetic testing is sometimes recommended to learn if you are predisposed to certain types of cancer, such as ovarian cancer.

  • Paget's Disease of the Bone
    Paget's disease, a bone condition which causes arthritis and bone deformity, is diagnosed and treated by our expert orthopedic specialists.

  • Parathyroid Cancer
    Parathyroid cancer is caused by high levels of calcium in the blood and symptoms include bone pain, fatigue and frequent thirst.

  • Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome (Runner's Knee)
    Patellofemoral stress syndrome (runner's knee) is a common knee problem and is managed by our expert orthopedic surgeons.

  • Pelvic Pain
    There are many reasons you may be experiencing pain in your pelvic region. Given the range of causes, our experts will assess your unique situation and devise the best treatment plan for you.

  • Pituitary Tumor
    Our specialists provide personalized care and treatment for patients with pituitary tumors.

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
    PCOS is the most common hormonal and reproductive problem during childbearing age. Our team of experts is here to provide personalized treatment that will differ depending on your future fertility plans.

  • Polycythemia Vera
    Our physicians are devoted to the diagnosis and care of patient with blood diseases such polycythemia vera, a rare disease that causes the production of too many red blood cells.

  • Prostate Cancer
    Prostate cancer overview from the leading urologists at Jefferson in Philadelphia. Our nationally ranked prostate cancer specialists and urologists can help provide answers to questions on the signs of prostate cancer, symptoms, treatments, and discuss the importance of prostate cancer screenings.

  • Pulmonary Embolism
    Our medical team has the specialized expertise to treat a pulmonary embolism before it becomes a potentially life-threatening condition.

  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
    Our expert physicians provide personalized treatment to those with pulmonary sarcoidosis.

  • Renal Vascular Disease
    Renal artery stenosis, thrombosis, aneurysm and renal vein thrombosis are all renal vascular diseases that require expert treatment from one of our specialists.

  • Rheumatic Disease
    Receive expert care from our nationally and internationally recognized doctors for arthritis, carpal tunnel, and other rheumatic diseases.

  • STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease)
    We offer rapid testing for sexually transmitted infections. We recommend annual testing and additional testing if you believe you had a possible exposure, experience symptoms or have a new sexual partner. If you are diagnosed with an STI, we will discuss treatment options with you.

  • Scleroderma
    Thick, tight skin and red spots on the face are symptoms of scleroderma and should be treated by one of our specialists.

  • Shoulder Pain
    Our pain management-trained specialists will provide you with leading-edge treatments for shoulder pain.

  • Shoulder Tendonitis
    Whether you're living with tendonitis as a result of injury or because of an underlying condition such as arthritis, you will receive expert care from our skilled specialists.

  • Sjögren's Syndrome
    Our physicians offer various treatment options that will relieve your symptoms of Sjögren's syndrome including dry eyes, dry mouth, and dental decay.

  • Throat Cancer
    A cancer of the voice box, throat cancer is usually treated with radiation therapy or surgery.

  • Thyroid Cancer
    Our experts provide thorough evaluation on any mass or nodule near the base off the neck for thyroid cancer.

  • Thyroid Nodule
    For proper diagnosis and treatment of a thyroid nodule, a lump in the thyroid gland, visit our expert physicians.

  • Unequal Jaw Growth
    If you are having difficulty with speaking, eating or swallowing, visit one of our specialists for an evaluation for unequal jaw growth.

  • Uterine Cancer
    Uterine cancer originates in the uterus, most commonly in the endometrial lining as endometrial cancer. Together, with our multidisciplinary team, we will develop a personalized treatment plan based on the nature of your uterine cancer and decide if surgery is the best option.

  • Vaginal Cancer
    In most cases of vaginal cancer, cancerous cell growth occurs in the lining of the vagina. Our Gynecologic Oncology team has expertise in using the most advanced treatment methods and technologies available to treat vaginal cancer.

  • Vaginitis
    There are many forms of vaginitis, a vaginal condition associated with itchiness, pain and discharge. We are experts in diagnosing and treating all types of vaginitis.

  • Vulvitis
    The inflammation of the vulva, or vulvitis, can result from a variety of causes. Our team will accurately diagnose the cause of vulvitis and provide personalized treatment.