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 ?
67 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
202 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
48 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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159 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
28 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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145 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
49 days
181 days
Sydney
77 days
190 days
Antigonish
80 days
118 days
Dartmouth
113 days
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Halifax
123 days
208 days
Dartmouth
142 days
178 days
Dartmouth
215 days
416 days
Kentville
437 days
467 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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225 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
26 days
90 days
Antigonish
29 days
44 days
Sydney
48 days
104 days
Dartmouth
50 days
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Halifax
55 days
104 days
Dartmouth
81 days
97 days
Dartmouth
115 days
266 days
Kentville
128 days
342 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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137 days

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