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 ?
196 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
223 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
82 days
209 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
112 days
335 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
196 days
263 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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130 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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55 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
47 days
54 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
55 days
72 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
70 days
148 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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65 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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25 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
27 days
155 days
Antigonish
129 days
166 days
Sydney
154 days
167 days
Dartmouth
157 days
198 days
Halifax
135 days
257 days
Kentville
258 days
209 days
Dartmouth
116 days
397 days
Dartmouth
335 days
191 days
Kentville
476 days
133 days
New Waterford
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North Sydney
29 days
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
16 days
70 days
Dartmouth
35 days
82 days
Halifax
43 days
107 days
Antigonish
42 days
109 days
Kentville
85 days
76 days
Dartmouth
126 days
69 days
Sydney
135 days
99 days
Kentville
148 days
90 days
Dartmouth
194 days
136 days
New Waterford
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North Sydney
15 days
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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