About Bronchoscopy

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Location

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East Wing - 4th Floor, in the Endoscopy Unit​

Hours & Contact

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays
1:00 am – 3:30 pm

For additional information please contact your Respirologist's office or call the Endoscopy Unit at
Phone: 416 603 5800 ext. 5928

What We Do

Bronchoscopies are done in a procedure room in which a doctor, with the help of a nurse, inserts a flexible, fibre-optic tube called a bronchoscope into your mouth or nose to look inside your lungs.

Some reasons for having a bronchoscopy include:

  • Infection, such as tuberculosis, pneumonia or an abscess
  • Diagnosis of cancer
  • Investigation of bleeding
  • Investigation of  chronic cough
  • Excessive mucous in lungs/lung collapse 

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