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 ?
93 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
51 days
36 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
52 days
53 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
59 days
60 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
69 days
85 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
104 days
72 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
96 days
86 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
131 days
53 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
110 days
91 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
187 days
184 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort ascending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
50 days
62 days
Kentville
141 days
51 days
Sydney
---
139 days
Dartmouth
42 days
47 days
Kentville
---
---
Halifax
187 days
299 days
Amherst
---
---
Antigonish
104 days
72 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
220 days
Dartmouth
96 days
86 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
121 days
125 days
Kentville
50 days
93 days
New Glasgow
26 days
36 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
---
131 days
Kentville
---
---
Sydney
---
34 days
Halifax
77 days
162 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Halifax
274 days
86 days
Yarmouth
---
53 days
Amherst
---
28 days
North Sydney
37 days
39 days
Sydney
53 days
30 days

50%

Surgeonsort ascending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
32 days
21 days
Kentville
24 days
37 days
Sydney
---
43 days
Dartmouth
13 days
20 days
Kentville
---
---
Halifax
25 days
46 days
Amherst
---
---
Antigonish
29 days
37 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
26 days
Dartmouth
22 days
34 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
36 days
40 days
Kentville
21 days
49 days
New Glasgow
8 days
30 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
---
28 days
Kentville
---
---
Sydney
---
18 days
Halifax
54 days
52 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Halifax
22 days
26 days
Yarmouth
---
12 days
Amherst
---
14 days
North Sydney
16 days
19 days
Sydney
35 days
21 days

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