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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
95 days
43 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
21 days
20 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
36 days
79 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
153 days
258 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
135 days
146 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
174 days
90 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
44 days
27 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
20 days
20 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
6 days
11 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
23 days
40 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
30 days
31 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
11 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
23 days
41 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
20 days
11 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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46 days
Yarmouth
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21 days
Dartmouth
34 days
67 days
Halifax
---
365 days
Amherst
23 days
20 days
Sydney
---
27 days
Halifax
267 days
115 days
Kentville
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Halifax
126 days
152 days
Kentville
54 days
52 days
Halifax
36 days
300 days
Sydney
89 days
64 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
18 days
17 days
Dartmouth
36 days
40 days
Antigonish
32 days
146 days
Kentville
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North Sydney
95 days
22 days
Kentville
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90 days
Amherst
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New Glasgow
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Antigonish
228 days
89 days
Halifax
---
33 days
Sydney
36 days
34 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
---
22 days
Yarmouth
---
12 days
Dartmouth
22 days
48 days
Halifax
---
38 days
Amherst
11 days
12 days
Sydney
---
19 days
Halifax
40 days
25 days
Kentville
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Halifax
42 days
50 days
Kentville
21 days
32 days
Halifax
16 days
43 days
Sydney
23 days
24 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
6 days
10 days
Dartmouth
32 days
38 days
Antigonish
3 days
36 days
Kentville
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North Sydney
19 days
13 days
Kentville
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62 days
Amherst
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New Glasgow
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Antigonish
21 days
28 days
Halifax
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20 days
Sydney
20 days
21 days

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