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? 37days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 95days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre --- ---
Glace Bay Glace Bay Healthcare Facility --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- ---
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital --- ---
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- 50
days
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital 96
days
98
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) --- 127
days
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital 69
days
136
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital 34
days
344
days

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre --- ---
Glace Bay Glace Bay Healthcare Facility --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- ---
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital --- ---
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital 335
days
195
days
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital 120
days
243
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- 274
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) --- 513
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital 145
days
562
days

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Benjamin A Taylor Kentville 154
days
62
days
Neil Clifton Antigonish 165
days
64
days
John Scott Dartmouth 21
days
80
days
Devin Piccott Halifax 10
days
85
days
Magdalena Kujath Kentville 69
days
95
days
Emad A Massoud Dartmouth 51
days
103
days
Richard L Balys Dartmouth 75
days
105
days
Timothy D Wallace Amherst 62
days
133
days
Hisham Ali Wasl Sydney 30
days
205
days
Blair Williams Sydney --- 299
days

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Devin Piccott Halifax 34
days
173
days
John Scott Dartmouth 148
days
177
days
Magdalena Kujath Kentville 507
days
182
days
Timothy D Wallace Amherst 98
days
190
days
Benjamin A Taylor Kentville 416
days
237
days
Emad A Massoud Dartmouth 108
days
257
days
Neil Clifton Antigonish 246
days
258
days
Richard L Balys Dartmouth 90
days
288
days
Blair Williams Sydney --- 396
days
Hisham Ali Wasl Sydney 61
days
432
days

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.