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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
113 days
172 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
182 days
524 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
356 days
396 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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134 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
65 days
51 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
36 days
209 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
76 days
198 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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42 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
70 days
73 days
Dartmouth
146 days
86 days
Antigonish
118 days
124 days
Sydney
105 days
145 days
Dartmouth
89 days
334 days
Kentville
150 days
286 days
Halifax
184 days
379 days
Dartmouth
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205 days
Yarmouth
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148 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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333 days
Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
11 days
38 days
Sydney
49 days
35 days
Dartmouth
59 days
43 days
Dartmouth
17 days
88 days
Antigonish
65 days
48 days
Kentville
58 days
97 days
Halifax
30 days
208 days
Dartmouth
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76 days
Yarmouth
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112 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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189 days
Amherst
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