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 ?
135 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
316 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
34 days
177 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
165 days
145 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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116 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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463 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
9 days
32 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
56 days
68 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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54 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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287 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
27 days
245 days
Sydney
98 days
181 days
Dartmouth
140 days
182 days
Antigonish
160 days
260 days
Dartmouth
201 days
220 days
Dartmouth
242 days
278 days
Halifax
253 days
281 days
Sydney
98 days
458 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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539 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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573 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
40 days
37 days
Dartmouth
12 days
96 days
Antigonish
27 days
88 days
Dartmouth
10 days
141 days
Dartmouth
109 days
46 days
Halifax
79 days
89 days
Sydney
49 days
163 days
Sydney
61 days
241 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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309 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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403 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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