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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Center City

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Jefferson University Hospitals and Thomas Jefferson University are partners in providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for our patients in the Philadelphia region, educating the health professionals of tomorrow in a variety of disciplines and discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care.

We are 30,000+ people reimagining health care, education and discovery. We are many things, but every day all of us are dedicated to one thing: Improving lives.


Jefferson continues to top the list of hospitals in Pennsylvania (3rd) and the Philadelphia metro area (2nd) in U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the best hospitals and specialties. 

Jefferson also stands out as among the best in 10 specialty areas, in addition to Magee Rehabilitation's ranking:

  • Orthopedics
  • Cancer
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Geriatrics
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Urology
  • Rehabilitation (Magee Rehabilitation Hospital)

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has 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 Methodist Hospital and Jefferson at the Navy Yard, both in South Philadelphia; and Jefferson at Voorhees in South Jersey.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Statistics

Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2017

  • Licensed Beds: 937
  • Admissions: 41,368
  • Outpatient Visits: 1,350,317
  • Emergency Room Visits: 117,746
  • Employees: 9,500 (full and part-time)
  • House Staff: 873
  • Medical Staff: 1,667*
  • Registered Nurses (full and part-time): 3,265

*Includes other professional personnel including psychologist, podiatrists, NPs, PAs, CRNAs, etc.