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 ?
386 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
218 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
116 days
62 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
357 days
200 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
408 days
163 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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231 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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218 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
57 days
31 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
43 days
59 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
91 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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79 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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148 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
29 days
55 days
Sydney
50 days
195 days
Antigonish
111 days
159 days
Dartmouth
157 days
198 days
Halifax
135 days
253 days
Dartmouth
107 days
300 days
Dartmouth
230 days
191 days
Kentville
260 days
209 days
Sydney
385 days
167 days
Kentville
476 days
182 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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74 days
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
12 days
23 days
Dartmouth
35 days
76 days
Halifax
42 days
78 days
Sydney
20 days
100 days
Antigonish
34 days
103 days
Kentville
87 days
86 days
Dartmouth
139 days
62 days
Kentville
98 days
132 days
Sydney
137 days
107 days
Dartmouth
178 days
137 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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59 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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