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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
23 days
23 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
44 days
28 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
70 days
43 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
54 days
72 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
53 days
90 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
118 days
110 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
126 days
139 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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50%

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
13 days
26 days
Amherst
19 days
21 days
Amherst
23 days
20 days
North Sydney
41 days
25 days
Kentville
26 days
45 days
Sydney
36 days
58 days
Sydney
70 days
27 days
Sydney
57 days
44 days
Dartmouth
44 days
67 days
Sydney
89 days
43 days
Kentville
53 days
90 days
Halifax
111 days
56 days
Antigonish
50 days
135 days
Halifax
159 days
106 days
Halifax
36 days
244 days
Antigonish
228 days
53 days
Yarmouth
---
27 days
Yarmouth
44 days
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Halifax
---
34 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
---
57 days
Dartmouth
---
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Halifax
---
365 days
Dartmouth
36 days
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Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
8 days
15 days
Amherst
17 days
10 days
Sydney
10 days
21 days
North Sydney
19 days
15 days
Kentville
11 days
24 days
Kentville
18 days
18 days
Sydney
23 days
21 days
Sydney
29 days
16 days
Sydney
29 days
18 days
Antigonish
17 days
35 days
Antigonish
7 days
45 days
Halifax
16 days
42 days
Halifax
34 days
28 days
Halifax
40 days
28 days
Dartmouth
24 days
48 days
Kentville
17 days
62 days
Yarmouth
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12 days
Yarmouth
25 days
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Halifax
---
28 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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27 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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40 days
Dartmouth
32 days
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Halifax
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