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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
178 days
426 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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284 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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200 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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566 days
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
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
134 days
204 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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179 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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129 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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403 days
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
Sydney
64 days
190 days
Dartmouth
131 days
161 days
Antigonish
92 days
200 days
Dartmouth
140 days
182 days
Dartmouth
140 days
200 days
Halifax
176 days
226 days
Dartmouth
215 days
416 days
Kentville
437 days
557 days
Kentville
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225 days
Sydney
81 days
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
50 days
28 days
Antigonish
27 days
65 days
Dartmouth
10 days
141 days
Halifax
51 days
106 days
Sydney
46 days
123 days
Dartmouth
10 days
170 days
Dartmouth
21 days
266 days
Kentville
245 days
383 days
Kentville
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135 days
Sydney
43 days
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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