Bariatric Surgery (for Weight Loss)

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 50% of people served within? 84days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 247days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 96
days
268
days
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital 82
days
74
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre 110
days
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90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 192
days
413
days
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital 135
days
165
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre 234
days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Riley Stewart Dartmouth 82
days
74
days
Richard Spence Halifax 137
days
114
days
James C Ellsmere Halifax 76
days
282
days
Ahmed Jad Truro 110
days
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90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Riley Stewart Dartmouth 135
days
165
days
Richard Spence Halifax 200
days
161
days
James C Ellsmere Halifax 127
days
422
days
Ahmed Jad Truro 234
days
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Disclaimer: Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and clinics across the province provide all wait time information displayed on this website. Wait times are based on historical data and do not include emergency/priority cases.