Jefferson University Hospitals and Thomas Jefferson University are partners in providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for their patients, educating the health professionals of tomorrow in a variety of disciplines and discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals have 951 licensed acute care beds, with major programs in a wide range of clinical specialties. Services are provided at five primary locations — Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (the main hospital facility, which was established in 1825) and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, both in Center City Philadelphia; Jefferson’s Methodist Hospital and Jefferson at the Navy Yard, both in South Philadelphia; and Jefferson at Voorhees in South Jersey.
From June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2016, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals had 42,928 inpatient admissions, 494,722 outpatient visits and 119,068 emergency room visits. They have 1,529 members on their medical staff, 3,231 registered nurses, 8,046 employees and 879 house staff.
The 2018-19 U.S. News & World Report, which compiles and publishes the defining surveys in health care, placed Jefferson Ophthalmology as the number two program in the country. Nine additional Jefferson specialty programs are recognized by the rankings: Cancer (26th); Cardiology & Heart Surgery (39th); Ear, Nose & Throat (15th); Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (32nd); Geriatrics (40th); Nephrology (43rd); Neurology & Neurosurgery (19th); Orthopedics (4th); and Urology (43rd). This was also Jefferson’s fourth consecutive year to be named to the top ten orthopedics programs in the country. Jefferson also ranked in the top 10 facilities in the Philadelphia metro area (2nd) and Pennsylvania (3rd).