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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
82 days
281 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
179 days
293 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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152 days
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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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
49 days
72 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
57 days
148 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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48 days
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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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
70 days
74 days
Dartmouth
128 days
86 days
Antigonish
113 days
124 days
Dartmouth
55 days
188 days
Yarmouth
125 days
141 days
Sydney
105 days
204 days
Dartmouth
83 days
293 days
Kentville
190 days
209 days
Dartmouth
216 days
205 days
Halifax
172 days
358 days
Kentville
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134 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
14 days
37 days
Dartmouth
15 days
72 days
Dartmouth
57 days
46 days
Antigonish
64 days
53 days
Sydney
86 days
33 days
Kentville
63 days
95 days
Dartmouth
46 days
130 days
Yarmouth
92 days
102 days
Dartmouth
179 days
54 days
Halifax
42 days
196 days
Kentville
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120 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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