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 ?
367 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
346 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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539 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
367 days
266 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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227 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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279 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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50%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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287 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
79 days
85 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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68 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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86 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Sydney
98 days
181 days
Sydney
98 days
181 days
Sydney
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539 days
Kentville
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566 days
Kentville
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213 days
Halifax
206 days
236 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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480 days
Dartmouth
113 days
161 days
Dartmouth
140 days
182 days
Dartmouth
157 days
227 days
Antigonish
263 days
222 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Sydney
49 days
163 days
Sydney
49 days
163 days
Sydney
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322 days
Kentville
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411 days
Kentville
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163 days
Halifax
71 days
119 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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255 days
Dartmouth
48 days
28 days
Dartmouth
10 days
141 days
Dartmouth
37 days
182 days
Antigonish
28 days
83 days

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