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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
74 days
90 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
98 days
208 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
107 days
279 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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385 days
North Sydney
Northside General 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
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
27 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
40 days
76 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
50 days
78 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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185 days
North Sydney
Northside General 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
Sydney
20 days
155 days
Sydney
40 days
147 days
Antigonish
91 days
125 days
Halifax
119 days
225 days
Dartmouth
223 days
148 days
Dartmouth
141 days
231 days
Kentville
197 days
218 days
Dartmouth
37 days
416 days
Kentville
300 days
405 days
Sydney
464 days
263 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
50 days
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Amherst
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97 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
Sydney
10 days
44 days
Sydney
21 days
52 days
Antigonish
49 days
50 days
Halifax
59 days
68 days
Dartmouth
31 days
104 days
Dartmouth
94 days
76 days
Kentville
82 days
130 days
Sydney
132 days
92 days
Dartmouth
175 days
89 days
Kentville
77 days
327 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
30 days
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Amherst
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65 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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