Service/Procedure Summary

Adult patients are 16 years old or older.

A chest scope is a test that looks at the inside of the lungs. Chest scopes include procedures called bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, pleuroscopy and mediastinoscopy. The wait times shown are for chest scopes performed under general anesthesia.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
27 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
12 days
16 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
23 days
15 days
Halifax
14 days
27 days
Halifax
20 days
34 days
Halifax
28 days
33 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
6 days
7 days
Halifax
10 days
12 days
Halifax
10 days
15 days
Halifax
9 days
16 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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