Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)

Service/Procedure Summary

Functional endoscopic sinus surgery is used to treat a variety of sinus problems, including sinusitis and nasal polyps. It is performed using nasal endoscopes, which are tiny cameras inserted through the nostrils to avoid cutting the skin.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
373 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
217 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
55 days
201 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
148 days
296 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
371 days
137 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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74 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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142 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
29 days
57 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
59 days
57 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
39 days
85 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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39 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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82 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
29 days
113 days
Dartmouth
111 days
72 days
Sydney
98 days
181 days
Dartmouth
140 days
182 days
Dartmouth
177 days
178 days
Halifax
182 days
190 days
Kentville
374 days
148 days
Sydney
153 days
514 days
Dartmouth
302 days
454 days
Kentville
467 days
502 days
Sydney
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309 days
Sydney
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309 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
22 days
29 days
Antigonish
10 days
47 days
Dartmouth
26 days
43 days
Halifax
41 days
75 days
Dartmouth
10 days
141 days
Kentville
89 days
82 days
Dartmouth
95 days
110 days
Sydney
49 days
163 days
Sydney
104 days
190 days
Kentville
427 days
286 days
Sydney
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98 days
Sydney
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98 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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