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
20 days
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
34 days
30 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
57 days
44 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
54 days
100 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
67 days
90 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
118 days
89 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
175 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
7 days
9 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
15 days
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
14 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
11 days
38 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
21 days
32 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
26 days
41 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%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
118 days
78 days
North Sydney
52 days
29 days
North Sydney
21 days
22 days
Amherst
10 days
20 days
Yarmouth
---
27 days
Halifax
215 days
128 days
Halifax
33 days
244 days
Yarmouth
34 days
---
Halifax
---
34 days
New Glasgow
72 days
---
Kentville
121 days
64 days
Sydney
36 days
44 days
Halifax
---
69 days
Dartmouth
54 days
105 days
Halifax
84 days
61 days
Dartmouth
---
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
75 days
110 days
Amherst
18 days
17 days
Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
---
20 days
Halifax
111 days
291 days
Kentville
---
---
Sydney
28 days
58 days
Kentville
---
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Sydney
57 days
32 days
Kentville
18 days
24 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
12 days
32 days
North Sydney
30 days
21 days
North Sydney
12 days
16 days
Amherst
7 days
12 days
Yarmouth
---
25 days
Halifax
34 days
29 days
Halifax
18 days
37 days
Yarmouth
25 days
---
Halifax
---
20 days
New Glasgow
53 days
---
Kentville
21 days
49 days
Sydney
15 days
16 days
Halifax
---
46 days
Dartmouth
29 days
49 days
Halifax
44 days
33 days
Dartmouth
---
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
11 days
53 days
Amherst
11 days
7 days
Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
---
15 days
Halifax
12 days
27 days
Kentville
---
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Sydney
15 days
40 days
Kentville
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Sydney
14 days
21 days
Kentville
10 days
24 days

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