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 ?
144 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
169 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
39 days
37 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
59 days
63 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
71 days
59 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
62 days
79 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
105 days
62 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
45 days
139 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
100 days
115 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
125 days
101 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
169 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
91 days
176 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
155 days
295 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
329 days
205 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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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
9 days
15 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
11 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
22 days
24 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
18 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
40 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
25 days
36 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
52 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
31 days
45 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
43 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
56 days
40 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
37 days
76 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
77 days
43 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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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
39 days
22 days
New Glasgow
32 days
37 days
Kentville
25 days
44 days
Yarmouth
43 days
28 days
Halifax
54 days
24 days
Yarmouth
59 days
63 days
Yarmouth
41 days
84 days
Truro
45 days
102 days
Bridgewater
33 days
119 days
Bridgewater
54 days
100 days
Truro
57 days
101 days
Bridgewater
124 days
50 days
Kentville
34 days
181 days
Truro
142 days
79 days
Truro
105 days
127 days
Sydney
175 days
107 days
Kentville
91 days
199 days
Dartmouth
162 days
129 days
Dartmouth
119 days
205 days
Halifax
175 days
151 days
Dartmouth
329 days
148 days
Halifax
183 days
360 days
Dartmouth
503 days
75 days
Halifax
77 days
517 days
Kentville
559 days
43 days
Dartmouth
466 days
233 days
Halifax
524 days
250 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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137 days
Amherst
---
39 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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75 days
Halifax
---
71 days
Halifax
---
155 days
Halifax
---
155 days
Sydney
---
106 days
Halifax
---
39 days
Halifax
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Glace Bay
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Bridgewater
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41 days
Halifax
---
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Windsor
---
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
---
100 days
Truro
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76 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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139 days
Halifax
32 days
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Amherst
---
48 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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Sydney
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Halifax
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170 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Sydney
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84 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
8 days
13 days
Kentville
8 days
17 days
Yarmouth
7 days
18 days
Yarmouth
19 days
9 days
New Glasgow
11 days
18 days
New Glasgow
10 days
29 days
Yarmouth
32 days
15 days
Bridgewater
25 days
24 days
Bridgewater
13 days
39 days
Bridgewater
24 days
30 days
Truro
11 days
46 days
Truro
32 days
26 days
Kentville
31 days
34 days
Dartmouth
40 days
39 days
Truro
25 days
55 days
Sydney
39 days
52 days
Truro
49 days
43 days
Dartmouth
39 days
59 days
Halifax
59 days
41 days
Kentville
72 days
31 days
Dartmouth
85 days
27 days
Halifax
48 days
83 days
Halifax
44 days
89 days
Kentville
55 days
78 days
Dartmouth
108 days
41 days
Halifax
125 days
63 days
Dartmouth
77 days
128 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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26 days
Amherst
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26 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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32 days
Halifax
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50 days
Halifax
---
87 days
Halifax
---
78 days
Sydney
---
36 days
Halifax
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30 days
Halifax
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Glace Bay
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Bridgewater
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16 days
Halifax
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Windsor
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
---
50 days
Truro
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19 days
Antigonish
---
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Antigonish
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127 days
Halifax
21 days
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Amherst
---
36 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Halifax
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106 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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44 days

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