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 ?
130 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
101 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
35 days
28 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
44 days
58 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
87 days
61 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
106 days
48 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
163 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
97 days
102 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
149 days
158 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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50 days
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
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
22 days
17 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
23 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
22 days
19 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
27 days
28 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
33 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 days
44 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
30 days
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
Sydney
13 days
28 days
Amherst
28 days
23 days
Halifax
31 days
28 days
Dartmouth
44 days
58 days
Kentville
39 days
65 days
Amherst
56 days
48 days
Sydney
67 days
45 days
Halifax
84 days
33 days
Antigonish
71 days
48 days
Dartmouth
22 days
108 days
Kentville
75 days
107 days
Halifax
156 days
94 days
Halifax
46 days
230 days
Halifax
220 days
211 days
Kentville
991 days
102 days
Sydney
---
43 days
Sydney
---
135 days
Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
---
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New Glasgow
---
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New Glasgow
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
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54 days
Amherst
---
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Sydney
---
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Kentville
14 days
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Bridgewater
---
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Antigonish
---
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Glace Bay
---
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Halifax
---
126 days
Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
---
58 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
10 days
9 days
Sydney
6 days
18 days
Halifax
14 days
13 days
Dartmouth
11 days
23 days
Dartmouth
14 days
22 days
Antigonish
16 days
27 days
Halifax
22 days
21 days
Sydney
18 days
28 days
Halifax
18 days
31 days
Amherst
34 days
18 days
Halifax
27 days
27 days
Kentville
16 days
41 days
Halifax
35 days
27 days
Kentville
19 days
50 days
Kentville
50 days
25 days
Sydney
---
30 days
Sydney
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35 days
Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
---
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New Glasgow
---
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New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
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31 days
Amherst
---
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Sydney
---
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Kentville
10 days
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Bridgewater
---
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Antigonish
---
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Glace Bay
---
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Halifax
---
124 days
Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
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17 days

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