Service/Procedure Summary

Surgery to remove part of the intestines using a special camera called a laparoscope that is inserted through a small cut in the skin called a port.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
145 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
115 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
38 days
33 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
22 days
72 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
95 days
54 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
97 days
107 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
133 days
83 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
256 days
48 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
213 days
223 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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32 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
22 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 days
37 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
49 days
8 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
27 days
33 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
33 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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28 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
18 days
45 days
Dartmouth
21 days
50 days
Sydney
26 days
64 days
Kentville
40 days
52 days
Dartmouth
22 days
94 days
Sydney
81 days
38 days
Kentville
75 days
107 days
Amherst
256 days
48 days
Halifax
213 days
94 days
Halifax
107 days
223 days
Halifax
110 days
230 days
Kentville
471 days
135 days
Antigonish
563 days
83 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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North Sydney
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Halifax
158 days
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Yarmouth
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Sydney
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
22 days
Dartmouth
9 days
23 days
Dartmouth
14 days
22 days
Sydney
18 days
27 days
Halifax
27 days
24 days
Sydney
29 days
22 days
Kentville
14 days
37 days
Amherst
49 days
8 days
Antigonish
25 days
34 days
Halifax
30 days
30 days
Kentville
21 days
44 days
Halifax
28 days
41 days
Kentville
76 days
27 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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North Sydney
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Halifax
131 days
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Yarmouth
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Sydney
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Sydney
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