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 ?
127 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
76 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
40 days
36 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
96 days
52 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
131 days
28 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
104 days
73 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
121 days
62 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
110 days
93 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
208 days
60 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
128 days
149 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
15 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
22 days
21 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
18 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
21 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
18 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
33 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
27 days
37 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
41 days
30 days
Dartmouth
42 days
33 days
North Sydney
37 days
39 days
Amherst
55 days
22 days
Halifax
39 days
55 days
Kentville
26 days
93 days
Sydney
93 days
62 days
Dartmouth
85 days
86 days
Halifax
65 days
109 days
Antigonish
104 days
73 days
Sydney
140 days
92 days
Kentville
141 days
91 days
Halifax
191 days
86 days
Halifax
174 days
299 days
Yarmouth
131 days
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New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
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Sydney
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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New Glasgow
20 days
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Halifax
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220 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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28 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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43 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
13 days
16 days
North Sydney
17 days
16 days
Amherst
23 days
17 days
Halifax
20 days
26 days
North Sydney
30 days
20 days
Sydney
28 days
22 days
Dartmouth
20 days
31 days
Halifax
35 days
23 days
Sydney
33 days
29 days
Antigonish
29 days
34 days
Kentville
16 days
50 days
Kentville
31 days
38 days
Halifax
32 days
46 days
Halifax
48 days
48 days
Yarmouth
12 days
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New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
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Sydney
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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New Glasgow
10 days
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Halifax
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32 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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23 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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24 days

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