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 ?
72 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
79 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
38 days
28 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
34 days
35 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
52 days
44 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
44 days
79 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
47 days
90 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
75 days
89 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
163 days
139 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
72 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
12 days
11 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
15 days
21 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
20 days
31 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
37 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
17 days
38 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
28 days
36 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
53 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
18 days
24 days
Amherst
33 days
17 days
North Sydney
27 days
25 days
Yarmouth
25 days
43 days
Yarmouth
50 days
27 days
North Sydney
50 days
29 days
Amherst
38 days
41 days
Sydney
36 days
44 days
Sydney
28 days
58 days
Sydney
57 days
32 days
Antigonish
28 days
78 days
Halifax
42 days
96 days
Kentville
84 days
55 days
Dartmouth
56 days
100 days
Halifax
114 days
76 days
Antigonish
119 days
89 days
Halifax
208 days
139 days
Halifax
33 days
461 days
Amherst
---
20 days
Halifax
---
30 days
New Glasgow
72 days
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Halifax
---
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
17 days
8 days
Amherst
18 days
17 days
Kentville
11 days
24 days
Sydney
14 days
22 days
North Sydney
17 days
22 days
Halifax
11 days
28 days
Sydney
20 days
20 days
Yarmouth
22 days
21 days
Yarmouth
17 days
29 days
Sydney
13 days
33 days
Antigonish
13 days
36 days
North Sydney
31 days
21 days
Halifax
28 days
24 days
Antigonish
19 days
38 days
Halifax
22 days
37 days
Kentville
17 days
44 days
Dartmouth
30 days
36 days
Halifax
40 days
33 days
Amherst
---
10 days
Halifax
---
19 days
New Glasgow
53 days
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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