Service/Procedure Summary

Cataract surgery is the removal of a clouded lens (or cataract) from the eye to improve vision. The wait time shown is for patients who had their first cataract surgery.

Consult Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 101days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 60days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Middleton Soldiers Memorial Hospital 56
days
20
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital 56
days
29
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 79
days
54
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital 94
days
75
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre 147
days
68
days
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre 215
days
63
days
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital 127
days
195
days
Yarmouth Yarmouth Regional Hospital 304
days
48
days

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital 136
days
98
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre 212
days
96
days
Middleton Soldiers Memorial Hospital 169
days
144
days
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre 255
days
126
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital 230
days
162
days
Yarmouth Yarmouth Regional Hospital 383
days
80
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 258
days
218
days
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital 156
days
373
days

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Saqib Utman Sydney 6
days
19
days
Hiron Kettledas Sydney 40
days
39
days
Karen Koetsie Sydney 41
days
39
days
Kristine L Mayer Sydney 41
days
40
days
Stanley George Halifax 53
days
45
days
Paul E Rafuse Halifax 48
days
57
days
Daniel Michael O'Brien Halifax 83
days
31
days
Robert Scott Middleton 43
days
86
days
Mustafa Kapasi Antigonish 91
days
40
days
David Comstock Middleton 50
days
92
days
Jennifer Gao Antigonish 77
days
67
days
Pieter Oosthuizen Sydney 90
days
55
days
Marcelo Nicolela Halifax 81
days
78
days
Alexander Tan Halifax 141
days
30
days
Jeremy Murphy Halifax 94
days
79
days
Brennan Eadie Halifax 131
days
47
days
Claire Hamilton Antigonish 144
days
43
days
Anu Mishra Halifax 70
days
124
days
Arif Samad Halifax 73
days
133
days
John D Dickinson Halifax 102
days
120
days
Rudra Rishi Gupta Halifax 140
days
90
days
Dilys Oladiwura Antigonish 108
days
136
days
Jamie Rogers Truro 184
days
92
days
Lesya Shuba Amherst 231
days
56
days
Paul Cheevers Yarmouth 178
days
109
days
Amr M Zaki Halifax 178
days
114
days
Christopher Seamone Halifax 140
days
169
days
Alexandre Guy William de Saint Sardos Bridgewater 113
days
227
days
Colin Mann Bridgewater 129
days
319
days
Ahsen Ayyaz Hussain Halifax --- 60
days
Bashar Bata Halifax --- ---
Curtis Archibald Halifax --- 20
days
Natalia Figueiredo Halifax --- ---

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Saqib Utman Sydney 34
days
53
days
Karen Koetsie Sydney 87
days
113
days
Kristine L Mayer Sydney 136
days
91
days
Paul E Rafuse Halifax 90
days
140
days
Stanley George Halifax 91
days
140
days
Hiron Kettledas Sydney 165
days
78
days
Mustafa Kapasi Antigonish 164
days
86
days
David Comstock Middleton 90
days
184
days
Jeremy Murphy Halifax 153
days
165
days
Pieter Oosthuizen Sydney 199
days
119
days
Alexander Tan Halifax 253
days
78
days
Robert Scott Middleton 109
days
223
days
Anu Mishra Halifax 150
days
194
days
Claire Hamilton Antigonish 231
days
113
days
Brennan Eadie Halifax 210
days
157
days
Marcelo Nicolela Halifax 148
days
220
days
Daniel Michael O'Brien Halifax 233
days
163
days
Alexandre Guy William de Saint Sardos Bridgewater 146
days
313
days
John D Dickinson Halifax 281
days
229
days
Jennifer Gao Antigonish 390
days
124
days
Lesya Shuba Amherst 380
days
139
days
Paul Cheevers Yarmouth 335
days
231
days
Colin Mann Bridgewater 195
days
393
days
Jamie Rogers Truro 371
days
226
days
Christopher Seamone Halifax 196
days
403
days
Dilys Oladiwura Antigonish 435
days
242
days
Amr M Zaki Halifax 407
days
409
days
Arif Samad Halifax 120
days
696
days
Rudra Rishi Gupta Halifax 1886
days
156
days
Ahsen Ayyaz Hussain Halifax --- 71
days
Bashar Bata Halifax --- ---
Curtis Archibald Halifax --- 55
days
Natalia Figueiredo Halifax --- ---

Disclaimer: Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and clinics across the province provide all wait time information displayed on this website. Wait times are based on historical data and do not include emergency/priority cases.