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 ?
171 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
74 days
87 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
42 days
121 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
91 days
78 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
76 days
104 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
43 days
171 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
266 days
30 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
228 days
76 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
224 days
141 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
212 days
210 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
141 days
329 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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47 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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69 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
24 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
39 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
32 days
45 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
40 days
42 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
24 days
62 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
30 days
56 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
73 days
18 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
48 days
45 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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21 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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27 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
21 days
36 days
Halifax
43 days
39 days
Kentville
64 days
30 days
Bridgewater
33 days
72 days
Kentville
68 days
40 days
Dartmouth
93 days
52 days
Bridgewater
96 days
58 days
Truro
76 days
92 days
Truro
90 days
83 days
Truro
50 days
134 days
Halifax
46 days
144 days
North Sydney
97 days
98 days
Yarmouth
42 days
176 days
Bridgewater
93 days
133 days
Sydney
135 days
103 days
Windsor
182 days
90 days
New Glasgow
117 days
177 days
Dartmouth
132 days
182 days
Dartmouth
188 days
127 days
Dartmouth
263 days
106 days
Sydney
292 days
90 days
Dartmouth
227 days
178 days
Halifax
194 days
265 days
Halifax
83 days
503 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
---
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Kentville
113 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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183 days
New Glasgow
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57 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
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176 days
New Glasgow
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269 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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103 days
Kentville
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87 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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549 days
Bridgewater
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106 days
Antigonish
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31 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Truro
---
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Amherst
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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143 days
Kentville
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149 days
Halifax
---
76 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
4 days
11 days
North Sydney
11 days
20 days
Halifax
17 days
21 days
Kentville
20 days
24 days
Bridgewater
20 days
26 days
Bridgewater
18 days
29 days
Bridgewater
17 days
30 days
Halifax
20 days
31 days
Dartmouth
29 days
23 days
Sydney
36 days
22 days
Yarmouth
20 days
40 days
Truro
25 days
43 days
Kentville
44 days
28 days
Sydney
39 days
34 days
New Glasgow
34 days
39 days
Truro
32 days
45 days
Dartmouth
38 days
40 days
Dartmouth
32 days
53 days
Dartmouth
42 days
45 days
Truro
22 days
66 days
Windsor
71 days
31 days
Dartmouth
51 days
55 days
Halifax
49 days
65 days
Halifax
70 days
55 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
16 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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72 days
New Glasgow
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29 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
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73 days
New Glasgow
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82 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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27 days
Kentville
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48 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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72 days
Bridgewater
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27 days
Antigonish
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8 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Truro
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Amherst
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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56 days
Kentville
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75 days
Halifax
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56 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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