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 ?
165 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
39 days
54 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
88 days
48 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
75 days
101 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
137 days
99 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
100 days
139 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
112 days
164 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
113 days
165 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
264 days
139 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
155 days
249 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
278 days
189 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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79 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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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
11 days
22 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
18 days
18 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
21 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
17 days
35 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
39 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
24 days
43 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
33 days
35 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
43 days
30 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
40 days
58 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
75 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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34 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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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
59 days
19 days
Yarmouth
56 days
34 days
New Glasgow
37 days
54 days
New Glasgow
39 days
54 days
Bridgewater
77 days
22 days
Halifax
53 days
52 days
Yarmouth
114 days
31 days
Sydney
15 days
133 days
Truro
75 days
77 days
Bridgewater
33 days
119 days
Yarmouth
88 days
71 days
Halifax
125 days
36 days
Dartmouth
152 days
56 days
Bridgewater
134 days
87 days
Bridgewater
137 days
99 days
Dartmouth
96 days
160 days
Dartmouth
162 days
99 days
Truro
105 days
176 days
Sydney
100 days
191 days
Kentville
113 days
199 days
Kentville
321 days
43 days
Halifax
70 days
298 days
Halifax
262 days
136 days
Dartmouth
291 days
134 days
Halifax
168 days
320 days
Dartmouth
466 days
216 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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35 days
Amherst
---
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Kentville
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
164 days
Halifax
---
155 days
Kentville
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86 days
Kentville
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617 days
Antigonish
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Windsor
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
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100 days
Antigonish
---
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Antigonish
---
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Halifax
35 days
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Truro
---
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Amherst
---
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Sydney
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
170 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
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91 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
10 days
Yarmouth
12 days
16 days
New Glasgow
9 days
22 days
Bridgewater
20 days
16 days
Yarmouth
29 days
10 days
New Glasgow
21 days
22 days
Bridgewater
10 days
33 days
Bridgewater
19 days
24 days
Truro
17 days
27 days
Sydney
14 days
35 days
Dartmouth
38 days
13 days
Yarmouth
37 days
21 days
Halifax
30 days
31 days
Halifax
36 days
29 days
Bridgewater
35 days
43 days
Truro
35 days
43 days
Dartmouth
44 days
37 days
Kentville
24 days
64 days
Sydney
38 days
54 days
Dartmouth
60 days
32 days
Halifax
49 days
45 days
Kentville
72 days
35 days
Halifax
35 days
78 days
Halifax
34 days
88 days
Dartmouth
87 days
53 days
Dartmouth
118 days
125 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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18 days
Amherst
---
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Kentville
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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65 days
Halifax
---
79 days
Kentville
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22 days
Kentville
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24 days
Antigonish
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Windsor
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
---
45 days
Antigonish
---
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Antigonish
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Halifax
29 days
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Truro
---
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Amherst
---
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Sydney
---
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Sydney
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Halifax
---
57 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
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52 days

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