A leader in pulmonology, heart and vascular treatment, neuroscience, digestive disease, dermatology, burn care, urology, bloodless medicine, and organ transplantation

Temple University Hospital, part of Temple Health, offers comprehensive and highly specialized inpatient and outpatient services to the region and the international community. The outstanding medical staff is supported by the resources and advanced technologies that create an environment for the highest quality patient care, training, and research.

Temple is also the chief clinical training site for more than 1,500 medical and post-graduate students of the highly regarded Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

Temple Lung Center

The Temple Lung Center is a destination for patients with serious lung problems, and is one of the largest lung hospitals and pulmonary surgery centers in the nation.

Our team of pulmonary physicians, cardiothoracic surgeons, researchers, pulmonary nurse specialists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, nutritionists, counselors, and transplantation specialists are committed to giving our patients answers and options to feel better and live longer.

In addition, the Temple Lung Center is one of the most active pulmonary research centers in the country, giving patients the option to participate in dozens of clinical trials. Temple faculty have led research into the causes of COPD, emphysema, alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency, asthma, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension, sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and sleep apnea.

Temple Heart & Vascular Institute

The Temple Heart & Vascular Institute has a long tradition of leadership in the region for developing new therapies in all areas of heart disease, especially for the most serious and complex cardiac problems.

From hypertension, heart valve disease, and arrhythmias to Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, heart failure and transplantation, Temple’s integrated team of specialists offers state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment options.

Temple Neurosciences Center

The Temple Neurosciences Center is one of the most advanced facilities for the treatment of neurological disorders.

Neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional neuroradiologists work together to use the latest protocols and state-of-the-art equipment to diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans for the full range of neurological problems, including a Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Movement Disorders Program, primary and metastatic brain tumors, carotid artery disease, stroke, and spinal disorders.

Temple Digestive Disease Center

The Temple Digestive Disease Center offers a full range of advanced treatment options for patients with a wide variety of problems related to the stomach, intestinal tract, biliary tract, gallbladder, bowel, liver and esophagus.

Patients have access to endoscopic, manometric and endosonographic treatment options—plus investigational diagnostic and therapeutic procedures available at few other institutions. Our surgical team specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques, which may allow for quicker recovery time, a shorter hospital stay and a reduced risk of complications.

Temple Burn Center

Temple University Hospital’s specialized and highly sophisticated burn care facility is the region’s only burn center at a Level I trauma center.

Verified by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons, the Temple Burn Center offers a wide range of care—from high-level trauma care for severely burned patients to outpatient care for those with less severe burns.

Physicians at the Burn Center are using a new laser to revise burn patients’ scars that were previously untreatable—even scars that are decades old. The procedure is conducted in an outpatient setting with only topical anesthesia and can produce immediate results.

Temple Dermatology

Temple’s Department of Dermatology offers patients diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of skin conditions from general dermatology, to autoimmune-related, to cosmetic, with specialized programs for itch, HIV, and ethnic skin, hair and women’s dermatology.

Bloodless Medicine

At Temple University Hospital, we understand that certain people cannot receive blood transfusions due to their religious beliefs or personal preferences. If you are not able to accept donated blood for these reasons or any other, Temple’s Bloodless Care Program is here to help. Temple offers advanced bloodless care techniques for both surgical and medical procedures, including:

  • Blood salvaging
  • Hemodilution
  • Interventional radiology
  • Laparoscopic and robotic assisted surgery
  • Minimally-invasive surgery
  • Pre-operative stimulation of bone marrow
  • Volume expanders

Urology

Temple’s Department of Urology is committed to providing the highest quality care in a warm, compassionate atmosphere, all while preserving the individuality, privacy and dignity of each patient. Our skilled urologists specialize in the medical and surgical management of all urologic disorders and diseases, with specialized experience in minimally invasive surgery for both benign and malignant tumors of the bladder, prostate and kidneys as well as reconstructive urology.

Abdominal Organ Transplant

Temple offers organ transplantation for kidney, liver and pancreas, as well as multi-organ transplant and living donor kidney transplant. The Temple Abdominal Organ Transplant Program also offers short- and long-term solutions for those who are not candidates for transplant. Temple’s transplant team has a record of surgical excellence and decades of experience, and is fully certified by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to perform kidney and liver transplantation.

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