Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Achalasia
    A condition where the esophagus is unable to move food into the stomach because it stays closed during swallowing, resulting in the backup of food.

  • Facial Aging
    Genetic factors, environmental factors and habitual behavior, such as smoking and alcohol, influence skin changes as you age.

  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    If you are dealing with excessive sweating, known as hyperhidrosis, our experienced dermatologists can provide a personalized treatment plan for your condition.

  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR)
    Also known as silent reflux, this common problem in patients with throat complaints involves the backflow of stomach contents up the esophagus and into the throat.

  • Laryngospasm
    A spasm of the vocal cords that can cause sudden changes in the voice and breathing.

  • Neurogenic Voice & Swallowing Disorders
    A group of conditions that are caused by disorders of the nerves and muscles.

  • Vascular Malformations
    Our expert physicians treat vascular malformations such as arteriovenous malformation, the most common of blood vessel abnormalities.

  • Zenker's Diverticulum
    A pouch in the throat that catches food during swallowing, leading to symptoms of difficulty swallowing and sometimes even regurgitation of undigested food (or pills).