Jefferson University Hospitals

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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 has 908 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.


For Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals had 39,970 inpatient admissions, 1,374,545 outpatient visits and 116,381 emergency room visits. They have 2,580 members on their medical staff, 3,300 registered nurses and 8,960 employees.


The specialty care provided at Jefferson Health hospitals ranks among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report.  The 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report ranked eight Thomas Jefferson University Hospital specialties among the nation’s best:

Cancer (23rd) – Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center—Jefferson Health

Cardiology and Heart Surgery (48th)

Ear, Nose and Throat (21st)

Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (16th)

Geriatrics (38th)

Neurology and Neurosurgery (21st) – Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience— Jefferson Health

Ophthalmology (2nd) – Wills Eye Hospital

Orthopedics (10th) – Rothman Orthopaedics at Jefferson and The Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center at Jefferson Health

Nephrology, Pulmonology, Rehabilitation (Magee Rehabilitation Hospital remains 13th in the nation) and Urology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals were noted as high performers in the specialties rankings.


U.S. News & World Report also rates hospitals for nine common procedures and conditions. Jefferson Health hospitals are rated as high performing in several of the categories, with knee replacements receiving a high performing rating at all Jefferson sites.