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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
21 days
21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
41 days
21 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
36 days
79 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
89 days
41 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
174 days
69 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
228 days
137 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
153 days
291 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
6 days
11 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
10 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
20 days
19 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
27 days
38 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
36 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
23 days
48 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%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
228 days
137 days
Sydney
89 days
57 days
North Sydney
95 days
32 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
215 days
115 days
New Glasgow
---
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Halifax
42 days
265 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
---
64 days
Sydney
70 days
27 days
Halifax
---
46 days
Dartmouth
34 days
79 days
Halifax
---
411 days
Dartmouth
36 days
40 days
Antigonish
32 days
146 days
Amherst
---
16 days
Amherst
18 days
25 days
Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
112 days
152 days
Kentville
---
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Sydney
26 days
33 days
Kentville
59 days
45 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
23 days
39 days
Sydney
23 days
22 days
North Sydney
12 days
15 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
42 days
27 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
16 days
48 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
---
61 days
Sydney
34 days
19 days
Halifax
---
22 days
Dartmouth
22 days
49 days
Halifax
---
49 days
Dartmouth
34 days
38 days
Antigonish
7 days
27 days
Amherst
---
10 days
Amherst
8 days
11 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
37 days
50 days
Kentville
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Sydney
20 days
20 days
Kentville
26 days
32 days
Sydney
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