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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
96 days
76 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
74 days
152 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
83 days
200 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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148 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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144 days
North Sydney
Northside General 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
83 days
44 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
65 days
74 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
61 days
104 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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71 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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137 days
North Sydney
Northside General 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
40 days
127 days
Antigonish
111 days
159 days
Dartmouth
148 days
170 days
Halifax
119 days
250 days
Dartmouth
161 days
231 days
Dartmouth
230 days
191 days
Kentville
260 days
181 days
Sydney
464 days
168 days
Kentville
476 days
182 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Amherst
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76 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Sydney
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195 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
19 days
25 days
Dartmouth
37 days
71 days
Halifax
51 days
78 days
Antigonish
48 days
86 days
Dartmouth
94 days
60 days
Kentville
88 days
94 days
Kentville
70 days
133 days
Sydney
132 days
129 days
Dartmouth
178 days
144 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Amherst
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56 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Sydney
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68 days

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