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 ?
135 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
316 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
34 days
177 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
165 days
145 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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116 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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463 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
9 days
32 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
56 days
68 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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54 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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287 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
140 days
182 days
Dartmouth
201 days
220 days
Halifax
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Sydney
98 days
181 days
Sydney
98 days
458 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
160 days
260 days
Kentville
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573 days
Halifax
253 days
281 days
Sydney
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539 days
Kentville
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Dartmouth
27 days
245 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
242 days
278 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
10 days
141 days
Dartmouth
109 days
46 days
Halifax
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Sydney
49 days
163 days
Sydney
61 days
241 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
27 days
88 days
Kentville
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403 days
Halifax
79 days
89 days
Sydney
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309 days
Kentville
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Dartmouth
12 days
96 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
40 days
37 days

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