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 ?
168 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
174 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
96 days
66 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
42 days
131 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
99 days
92 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
91 days
100 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
90 days
103 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
76 days
176 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
215 days
166 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
154 days
322 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
302 days
187 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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58 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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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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50 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
25 days
24 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
18 days
31 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
25 days
37 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
24 days
39 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
22 days
43 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
48 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
44 days
47 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
31 days
72 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
64 days
64 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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19 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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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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37 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
16 days
29 days
Bridgewater
35 days
37 days
Truro
41 days
50 days
Truro
36 days
64 days
Halifax
44 days
77 days
Sydney
79 days
63 days
Truro
57 days
102 days
Bridgewater
96 days
66 days
North Sydney
49 days
129 days
Kentville
91 days
92 days
Bridgewater
91 days
106 days
Truro
91 days
109 days
Bridgewater
93 days
134 days
Halifax
69 days
171 days
Dartmouth
113 days
132 days
Sydney
114 days
174 days
Halifax
294 days
17 days
Dartmouth
132 days
182 days
Dartmouth
202 days
132 days
Dartmouth
230 days
149 days
Dartmouth
273 days
138 days
New Glasgow
168 days
250 days
Halifax
195 days
264 days
Halifax
83 days
443 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
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75 days
Yarmouth
---
176 days
New Glasgow
---
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
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203 days
New Glasgow
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187 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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40 days
Halifax
---
89 days
Kentville
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97 days
Antigonish
---
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Halifax
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143 days
Halifax
---
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Windsor
---
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Yarmouth
35 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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399 days
Antigonish
---
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Truro
---
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Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
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37 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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143 days
Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
15 days
19 days
Halifax
14 days
22 days
North Sydney
11 days
31 days
Bridgewater
27 days
17 days
Halifax
17 days
27 days
Bridgewater
25 days
21 days
Sydney
26 days
34 days
Truro
27 days
33 days
Kentville
28 days
32 days
Truro
26 days
34 days
Sydney
21 days
40 days
Truro
14 days
47 days
Bridgewater
32 days
29 days
Dartmouth
37 days
36 days
Dartmouth
43 days
41 days
Truro
18 days
66 days
Halifax
73 days
14 days
Halifax
47 days
48 days
Dartmouth
27 days
78 days
Dartmouth
49 days
57 days
Halifax
49 days
75 days
New Glasgow
61 days
64 days
Halifax
33 days
95 days
Dartmouth
103 days
45 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
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60 days
Yarmouth
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45 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
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114 days
New Glasgow
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60 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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25 days
Halifax
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27 days
Kentville
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56 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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68 days
Halifax
---
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Windsor
---
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Yarmouth
22 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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48 days
Antigonish
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Truro
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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25 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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95 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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