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 ?
291 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
275 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
291 days
155 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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64 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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275 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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326 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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308 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
58 days
105 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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38 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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59 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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82 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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174 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
29 days
221 days
Kentville
90 days
162 days
Sydney
98 days
181 days
Dartmouth
140 days
182 days
Dartmouth
122 days
200 days
Halifax
219 days
166 days
Dartmouth
213 days
178 days
Dartmouth
117 days
490 days
Sydney
196 days
514 days
Kentville
467 days
554 days
North Sydney
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539 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
26 days
37 days
Antigonish
8 days
55 days
Dartmouth
55 days
29 days
Halifax
61 days
75 days
Dartmouth
10 days
141 days
Kentville
67 days
86 days
Dartmouth
71 days
95 days
Sydney
49 days
163 days
Sydney
119 days
232 days
Kentville
379 days
302 days
North Sydney
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309 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Amherst
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