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 ?
300 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
204 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
267 days
133 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
226 days
234 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
300 days
236 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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173 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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105 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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167 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
44 days
89 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
140 days
91 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
170 days
76 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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42 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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118 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
101 days
166 days
Sydney
143 days
161 days
Dartmouth
140 days
177 days
Kentville
258 days
83 days
Sydney
167 days
195 days
Dartmouth
227 days
178 days
Halifax
112 days
320 days
Bridgewater
116 days
350 days
Kentville
472 days
131 days
New Waterford
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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407 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
16 days
73 days
Bridgewater
21 days
93 days
Dartmouth
53 days
73 days
Dartmouth
92 days
57 days
Antigonish
49 days
104 days
Halifax
32 days
129 days
Kentville
139 days
37 days
Sydney
101 days
94 days
Kentville
143 days
68 days
New Waterford
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Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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59 days

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