Overview

The Jefferson Department of Neurology is one of 18 clinical departments in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College.

The medical school is one of the oldest in the nation and was founded in 1824 and is part of Thomas Jefferson University, a medical and health sciences educational institution. Today, the Jefferson Department of Neurology is a highly renowned and esteemed clinical and academic department in the region.

The department is based in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, a 926-bed tertiary and quaternary care hospital in the center of Philadelphia. It also services the Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences and Methodist Hospital, which are part of the Jefferson Hospital system. Outpatient services are provided at the Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences, 900 Walnut Street, and the Honickman Center located at 1101 Walnut Street, 10th Floor.  

Our department is home to a diverse and dedicated team. We have 83 attendings, 40 residents, and 16 fellows, all of whom contribute to our mission of providing excellent patient care, advancing medical knowledge, and training the next generation of neurologists.

Thank you for your academic interest in our department.

A.M. Rostami, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Neurology
Nicholas Maiale Distinguished Professor
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University