Region's Only Dedicated Hospital for Neuroscience
Among the best hospitals in the Philadelphia region by U.S.News & World Report for Neurology & Neurosurgery. Learn more
Recognized as one of the most advanced centers in the U.S. for stroke prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research. Learn more
Jefferson was first in the region with Gamma Knife. Learn more
Our neurosurgeons treat the largest combined volume of brain tumors, spinal cord injury, aneurysms and AVMs in the Philadelphia region. Learn more
Jefferson's Brain Tumor Program is one of the busiest in North America, performing neuro-oncologic surgery, radiosurgery and minimally invasive cranial base surgery. Learn more
Our neurologists have pioneered new treatments for stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, headache and other nerve and muscle disorders. Learn more
No other hospital in Philadelphia comes close to the volume of epilepsy surgery performed at our Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Learn more
One of the nation's 14 Model Spinal Cord Injury Centers, and the only one in the Delaware Valley. Learn more
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a neurological disorder such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, a brain tumor or an aneurysm, you want to find the right physicians with the expertise to devise the right treatment plan. That's what you will find at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience. It is the only dedicated hospital for neuroscience in the Philadelphia region.
It's here that the most advanced treatment technologies, world-class specialists and leading-edge research come together. You can take comfort in knowing that Jefferson neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, radiation oncologists and psychiatrists all work together to provide you with the best care possible.
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience was the first in the Delaware Valley to offer such state-of-the-art technologies as:
- Fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery (also known as stereotactic radiotherapy)
- Gamma Knife®
- Shaped Beam Surgery™
- Minimally invasive neurosurgery utilizing a robotically controlled microscope
- NeuRx DPS™, an FDA-approved device that helps individuals with certain types of spinal cord injuries breathe on their own again
In addition, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience launched Jefferson Expert Teleconsulting (JET) in connection with its Jefferson Neuroscience Network. JET, the region's first university-based high-tech mobile robotic teleconsulting system, allows Jefferson neuroscience specialists to evaluate time-sensitive neurovascular diseases, most notably stroke, in real time and without delay.