Service/Procedure Summary

This category includes lobectomy, mediastinoscopy/thoracotomy, pneumonectomy, thorascopy, sternotomy, decortications of the lung, and resections.

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Wait Times

90%

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

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
36 days
47 days
Halifax
50 days
46 days
Halifax
38 days
70 days
Halifax
31 days
86 days
Halifax
83 days
85 days
Halifax
132 days
57 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
15 days
13 days
Halifax
16 days
14 days
Halifax
10 days
35 days
Halifax
14 days
44 days
Halifax
37 days
30 days
Halifax
55 days
23 days

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