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 ?
157 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
283 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
93 days
346 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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235 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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307 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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183 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
57 days
95 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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68 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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207 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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23 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
53 days
235 days
Dartmouth
167 days
125 days
Halifax
127 days
300 days
Dartmouth
216 days
217 days
Kentville
364 days
208 days
Sydney
226 days
357 days
Amherst
701 days
82 days
Glace Bay
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259 days
Kentville
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283 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
23 days
64 days
Dartmouth
43 days
53 days
Sydney
21 days
154 days
Halifax
60 days
124 days
Kentville
73 days
138 days
Dartmouth
124 days
116 days
Amherst
217 days
47 days
Glace Bay
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167 days
Kentville
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171 days
Halifax
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