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 ?
91 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
57 days
21 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
55 days
45 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
96 days
65 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
61 days
108 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
140 days
58 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
134 days
104 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
208 days
60 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
128 days
146 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
21 days
11 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
15 days
26 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
23 days
19 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
17 days
30 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
21 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
23 days
42 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
35 days
48 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
29 days
22 days
Sydney
33 days
23 days
Sydney
74 days
42 days
Antigonish
43 days
101 days
North Sydney
103 days
45 days
Dartmouth
84 days
86 days
Halifax
128 days
50 days
Sydney
140 days
85 days
Kentville
134 days
104 days
Halifax
128 days
173 days
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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153 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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50 days
New Glasgow
13 days
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Kentville
56 days
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Halifax
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459 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
---
36 days
Amherst
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45 days
Dartmouth
21 days
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Sydney
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46 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
21 days
17 days
Amherst
22 days
21 days
Halifax
20 days
23 days
Sydney
24 days
19 days
Sydney
32 days
16 days
Dartmouth
21 days
32 days
Antigonish
21 days
41 days
Sydney
42 days
28 days
Halifax
36 days
39 days
Kentville
35 days
43 days
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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48 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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22 days
New Glasgow
8 days
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Kentville
26 days
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Halifax
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38 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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20 days
Amherst
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15 days
Dartmouth
9 days
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Sydney
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23 days

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