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? 83days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 251days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital 83
days
58
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 77
days
281
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre 119
days
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90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital 135
days
132
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 168
days
413
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 83
days
65
days
Richard Spence Halifax 131
days
107
days
James C Ellsmere Halifax 68
days
286
days
Ahmed Jad Truro 119
days
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90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Riley Stewart Dartmouth 135
days
132
days
Richard Spence Halifax 200
days
161
days
James C Ellsmere Halifax 126
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.