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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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329 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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124 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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136 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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106 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
131 days
28 days
Antigonish
96 days
110 days
Sydney
74 days
181 days
Halifax
123 days
195 days
Kentville
114 days
225 days
Dartmouth
137 days
231 days
Dartmouth
223 days
178 days
Sydney
464 days
190 days
Kentville
300 days
467 days
Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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416 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
50 days
16 days
Antigonish
45 days
41 days
Sydney
28 days
60 days
Dartmouth
25 days
79 days
Halifax
56 days
76 days
Sydney
64 days
106 days
Kentville
80 days
134 days
Dartmouth
124 days
101 days
Kentville
121 days
340 days
Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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279 days

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