Jefferson University Hospitals


Deep Brain Cooling

If your baby is deprived of oxygen during delivery, there is now hope to minimize damage to the baby's brain with the FDA-approved Cool-Cap therapy.

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

The purpose of DBS is to deliver controlled electrical signals to precisely targeted areas of the brain through a tiny, implanted wire with electrodes attached.

Dental Appliances

Dental appliances are devices that can be custom–made by a dentist or oral surgeon to fit your teeth and jaw.

Dental Implants

To replace missing teeth due to tooth decay, an accident, gum disease or a failed root canal, dental implants are frequently the best treatment option.


DEXA scans use special X-rays to measure how many grams of calcium and other bone minerals are packed into a segment of bone to detect osteoporosis.

Diaphragm Electrical Stimulation

If you or a loved one has sustained a spinal cord injury that requires you to use a ventilator to breathe, you may be a candidate for the NeuRx DPS™.

Diffusion Tensor Imaging

This imaging technology, performed by neuroradiologists, can help our surgeons better determine the location of tumors for removal.

Dilation and Curettage

Dilation and curettage (D & C) is a gynecological surgical procedure in which your cervix is dilated and the lining of the uterus is scraped away.

Distal & Total Pancreatectomy

A distal pancreatectomy is a procedure in which the tail and body of the pancreas are removed, usually along with the entire spleen, whereas a total pancreatectomy is a seldom-used procedure that removes the entire pancreas and spleen.

Distraction Osteogenesis

Distraction osteogenesis is an orthognatic surgical procedure used to stretch or expand bone in the jaw to correct a dentofacial deformity caused by congenital or developmental factors, or by trauma or disease.