Jefferson University Hospitals



If you are experiencing back pain so severe that it interferes with your quality of life and you and your physician have exhausted other medical treatments that have proven ineffective, you may be a candidate for a laminectomy.

Laparoscopic & Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

A laparoscopic prostatectomy is a less invasive prostate cancer treatment that urologists at Jefferson can offer patients suffering from prostate cancer in the Philadelphia area.

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy

Unlike traditional stomach surgery, this procedure utilizes a series of small incisions to remove the cancerous part of the stomach.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy resects the portion of the stomach that makes ghrelin, a hormone that signals hunger to the brain.

Laryngeal Electromyography (LEMG)

Laryngeal electromyography is an in-office test that provides diagnostic information about the neuromuscular function of the vocal cords.

Laryngoscopy with Biopsy

A laryngoscopy with biopsy is one of many in the work-up and treatment of head and neck cancers at Jefferson.

Laryngotracheal Reconstruction

Laryngotracheal reconstruction is a type of surgery for patients with a narrowed airway. Reconstruction is done with a graft of the patient's own tissue.

Laser-Assisted Uvuloplasty (LAUP)

To control snoring or mild forms of sleep apnea, laser-assisted uvuloplasty can be performed to remove the uvula and surrounding tissue to open the airway behind the palate.

Laser Hair Removal

Our permanent solution uses specific wavelengths of light that are the optimum for absorption by the melanin pigmentation in hair yet at the same time minimizes any damage to the skin.

Laser Skin Resurfacing

While you should always be mindful to protect your skin when you're in the sun to prevent this type of damage, today there are several new procedures to help remove these effects as well as scars from acne or other skin injuries.