Service/Procedure Summary

This procedure inserts a special camera called a laparoscope into the stomach to examine or repair it. Surgery on the GI tract, the path that food follows through the body.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
141 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
172 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
42 days
94 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
68 days
72 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
57 days
109 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
76 days
96 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
113 days
98 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
228 days
59 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
266 days
30 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
128 days
210 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
227 days
127 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
130 days
349 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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180 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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34 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
25 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
29 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
39 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
31 days
44 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
40 days
43 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
43 days
41 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
29 days
58 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
55 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
73 days
18 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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31 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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21 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
21 days
36 days
Halifax
46 days
42 days
Bridgewater
33 days
72 days
Dartmouth
74 days
36 days
North Sydney
24 days
98 days
Yarmouth
42 days
83 days
Kentville
48 days
80 days
Bridgewater
28 days
106 days
Bridgewater
96 days
38 days
Kentville
111 days
40 days
Truro
62 days
113 days
Truro
91 days
86 days
Kentville
113 days
69 days
Truro
41 days
141 days
Sydney
135 days
56 days
Bridgewater
93 days
121 days
Yarmouth
57 days
176 days
Halifax
46 days
188 days
Dartmouth
132 days
105 days
New Glasgow
68 days
177 days
Halifax
193 days
85 days
Dartmouth
202 days
132 days
Dartmouth
286 days
104 days
Dartmouth
227 days
178 days
Halifax
180 days
256 days
Windsor
182 days
286 days
Sydney
392 days
94 days
Halifax
130 days
360 days
Halifax
85 days
503 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
---
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Halifax
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139 days
New Glasgow
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57 days
Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
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250 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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136 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
---
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Truro
---
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Halifax
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300 days
Antigonish
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47 days
Halifax
---
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Truro
---
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Amherst
---
29 days
Kentville
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
77 days
Kentville
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149 days
Halifax
---
110 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
11 days
14 days
Halifax
15 days
24 days
Bridgewater
21 days
22 days
North Sydney
15 days
30 days
Kentville
25 days
23 days
Halifax
23 days
25 days
Bridgewater
22 days
27 days
Bridgewater
17 days
33 days
Dartmouth
29 days
21 days
Yarmouth
22 days
29 days
Kentville
11 days
43 days
Bridgewater
18 days
37 days
Truro
17 days
43 days
Kentville
16 days
49 days
Sydney
49 days
18 days
Truro
14 days
58 days
New Glasgow
22 days
51 days
Yarmouth
29 days
46 days
Truro
32 days
44 days
Dartmouth
38 days
40 days
Dartmouth
47 days
45 days
Dartmouth
35 days
62 days
Halifax
36 days
63 days
Windsor
71 days
28 days
Halifax
57 days
47 days
Sydney
67 days
38 days
Dartmouth
50 days
55 days
Halifax
73 days
76 days
Halifax
129 days
37 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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72 days
New Glasgow
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29 days
Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
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93 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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41 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
---
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Truro
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Halifax
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75 days
Antigonish
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21 days
Halifax
---
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Truro
---
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Amherst
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19 days
Kentville
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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45 days
Kentville
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78 days
Halifax
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102 days
Sydney
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