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)
20 days
19 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
24 days
17 days
Halifax
24 days
29 days
Halifax
63 days
10 days
Halifax
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Halifax
28 days
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
12 days
Halifax
10 days
13 days
Halifax
39 days
8 days
Halifax
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Halifax
18 days
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Halifax
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