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 ?
274 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
94 days
141 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
76 days
393 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
175 days
350 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
459 days
66 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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132 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
72 days
31 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
71 days
93 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
15 days
152 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
69 days
103 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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73 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
47 days
106 days
Dartmouth
140 days
93 days
Sydney
114 days
145 days
Antigonish
126 days
145 days
Dartmouth
204 days
71 days
Kentville
274 days
179 days
Bridgewater
83 days
382 days
Halifax
182 days
393 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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39 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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437 days
Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
24 days
22 days
Sydney
45 days
36 days
Dartmouth
43 days
43 days
Kentville
78 days
49 days
Antigonish
75 days
64 days
Dartmouth
112 days
53 days
Bridgewater
18 days
180 days
Halifax
37 days
196 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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38 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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217 days
Amherst
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