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 ?
164 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
286 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
112 days
166 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
164 days
514 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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148 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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60 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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411 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
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
74 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
143 days
239 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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53 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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30 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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126 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
98 days
181 days
Dartmouth
140 days
182 days
Dartmouth
95 days
245 days
Antigonish
143 days
222 days
Dartmouth
201 days
200 days
Halifax
195 days
232 days
Kentville
231 days
213 days
Dartmouth
242 days
278 days
Sydney
217 days
514 days
Kentville
427 days
557 days
North Sydney
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539 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
30 days
37 days
Antigonish
12 days
78 days
Dartmouth
16 days
81 days
Dartmouth
98 days
32 days
Halifax
61 days
78 days
Dartmouth
10 days
141 days
Kentville
76 days
103 days
Sydney
49 days
163 days
Sydney
108 days
241 days
Kentville
46 days
306 days
North Sydney
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272 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Amherst
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