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 ?
111 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
248 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
111 days
173 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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126 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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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)
108 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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485 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
37 days
83 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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74 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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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)
23 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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156 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
46 days
88 days
Antigonish
86 days
126 days
Sydney
98 days
181 days
Dartmouth
140 days
182 days
Dartmouth
246 days
119 days
Halifax
148 days
218 days
Sydney
150 days
427 days
Kentville
457 days
148 days
Dartmouth
302 days
454 days
Kentville
493 days
495 days
Glace Bay
---
167 days
Halifax
---
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Amherst
206 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
13 days
43 days
Dartmouth
21 days
36 days
Dartmouth
44 days
47 days
Halifax
32 days
75 days
Dartmouth
10 days
141 days
Sydney
49 days
163 days
Sydney
88 days
155 days
Dartmouth
117 days
248 days
Kentville
354 days
46 days
Kentville
333 days
125 days
Glace Bay
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103 days
Halifax
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Amherst
20 days
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