Service/Procedure Summary

The removal of part of the stomach to make it smaller so that food intake is restricted. The wait times shown begin after completion of the Obesity Network program in Halifax. 

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
210 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
292 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
210 days
292 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
71 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
74 days
142 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
60 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
87 days
113 days
Halifax
268 days
299 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
51 days
40 days
Halifax
78 days
173 days

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