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 ?
249 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
333 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
349 days
169 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
249 days
799 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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437 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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182 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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134 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
86 days
62 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
39 days
213 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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127 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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142 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
70 days
73 days
Dartmouth
140 days
74 days
Sydney
105 days
134 days
Antigonish
128 days
123 days
Dartmouth
179 days
205 days
Kentville
157 days
286 days
Dartmouth
83 days
382 days
Halifax
184 days
372 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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333 days
Amherst
309 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
16 days
38 days
Sydney
47 days
35 days
Dartmouth
44 days
46 days
Antigonish
69 days
50 days
Dartmouth
20 days
112 days
Kentville
62 days
98 days
Dartmouth
111 days
73 days
Halifax
36 days
209 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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205 days
Amherst
89 days
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