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 50% of people served within? 45days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 104days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital 16
days
113
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 59
days
94
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital 25
days
207
days
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre --- ---
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- 82
days
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital --- ---
Glace Bay Glace Bay Healthcare Facility --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- ---
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital --- 96
days

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital 52
days
194
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 131
days
144
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital 32
days
357
days
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre --- ---
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- 137
days
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital --- ---
Glace Bay Glace Bay Healthcare Facility --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- ---
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital --- 182
days

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
John Scott Dartmouth 19
days
67
days
Richard L Balys Dartmouth 13
days
75
days
Timothy D Wallace Amherst 81
days
24
days
Devin Piccott Dartmouth 9
days
99
days
Magdalena Kujath Kentville 69
days
70
days
Benjamin A Taylor Kentville 91
days
62
days
Emad A Massoud Dartmouth 69
days
104
days
Neil Clifton Antigonish 146
days
59
days
Hisham Ali Wasl Sydney 29
days
199
days
Blair Williams Sydney 32
days
240
days
Abdulrazzak O Atiyah Sydney --- ---
David A Kirkpatrick Dartmouth --- ---
Philip L Curry Sydney --- ---

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Devin Piccott Dartmouth 84
days
173
days
John Scott Dartmouth 137
days
129
days
Richard L Balys Dartmouth 152
days
156
days
Benjamin A Taylor Kentville 154
days
180
days
Timothy D Wallace Amherst 158
days
190
days
Emad A Massoud Dartmouth 140
days
232
days
Magdalena Kujath Kentville 249
days
146
days
Blair Williams Sydney 54
days
396
days
Neil Clifton Antigonish 359
days
145
days
Hisham Ali Wasl Sydney 62
days
482
days
Abdulrazzak O Atiyah Sydney --- ---
David A Kirkpatrick Dartmouth --- ---
Philip L Curry Sydney --- ---

Disclaimer: Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and clinics across the province provide all wait time information displayed on this website. Wait times are based on historical data and do not include emergency/priority cases.