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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
51 days
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
45 days
53 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
69 days
57 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
67 days
91 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
104 days
72 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
131 days
53 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
124 days
93 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
174 days
64 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
140 days
184 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
16 days
15 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
29 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
28 days
18 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
20 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
26 days
33 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
25 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
25 days
37 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
36 days
34 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
53 days
30 days
North Sydney
37 days
34 days
Amherst
---
21 days
Yarmouth
---
53 days
Halifax
247 days
149 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Halifax
77 days
162 days
Sydney
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Halifax
---
131 days
Bridgewater
---
---
New Glasgow
---
64 days
Kentville
50 days
93 days
Sydney
121 days
125 days
Halifax
---
---
Dartmouth
85 days
91 days
Halifax
---
220 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Antigonish
104 days
72 days
Amherst
---
---
Halifax
128 days
299 days
Kentville
35 days
---
Dartmouth
37 days
47 days
Sydney
---
139 days
Kentville
141 days
61 days
Sydney
50 days
62 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
35 days
20 days
North Sydney
16 days
16 days
Amherst
---
13 days
Yarmouth
---
12 days
Halifax
22 days
26 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Halifax
54 days
57 days
Sydney
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Halifax
---
28 days
Bridgewater
---
---
New Glasgow
---
36 days
Kentville
21 days
49 days
Sydney
34 days
28 days
Halifax
---
---
Dartmouth
21 days
35 days
Halifax
---
25 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Antigonish
36 days
34 days
Amherst
---
---
Halifax
23 days
47 days
Kentville
9 days
---
Dartmouth
12 days
20 days
Sydney
---
43 days
Kentville
27 days
37 days
Sydney
30 days
21 days

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