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 ?
159 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
210 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
197 days
133 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
78 days
253 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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159 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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191 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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130 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
41 days
110 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
109 days
83 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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120 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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70 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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88 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
111 days
166 days
Sydney
143 days
167 days
Sydney
167 days
155 days
Dartmouth
143 days
198 days
Kentville
258 days
99 days
Dartmouth
230 days
178 days
Dartmouth
116 days
300 days
Halifax
135 days
288 days
Kentville
476 days
131 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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407 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
16 days
73 days
Dartmouth
27 days
97 days
Dartmouth
58 days
71 days
Halifax
36 days
126 days
Antigonish
49 days
117 days
Dartmouth
108 days
70 days
Kentville
123 days
75 days
Kentville
148 days
53 days
Sydney
116 days
95 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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56 days

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