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 ?
166 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
207 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
43 days
50 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
55 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
62 days
107 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
104 days
78 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
43 days
142 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
102 days
129 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
129 days
111 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
201 days
59 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
118 days
162 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
175 days
125 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
175 days
416 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
466 days
320 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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
8 days
14 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days
26 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
22 days
24 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
18 days
36 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
20 days
39 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
25 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
34 days
45 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
61 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
30 days
61 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
49 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
57 days
40 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
71 days
59 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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
Kentville
17 days
44 days
Yarmouth
12 days
50 days
New Glasgow
28 days
36 days
Halifax
17 days
69 days
Halifax
61 days
26 days
Yarmouth
50 days
38 days
Truro
82 days
27 days
Amherst
32 days
83 days
Bridgewater
37 days
94 days
Bridgewater
35 days
100 days
Truro
57 days
101 days
Bridgewater
124 days
52 days
Sydney
94 days
107 days
Kentville
33 days
181 days
Truro
118 days
99 days
Truro
166 days
79 days
Truro
89 days
163 days
Dartmouth
108 days
172 days
Sydney
166 days
137 days
Kentville
113 days
197 days
Halifax
116 days
280 days
Dartmouth
167 days
251 days
Dartmouth
119 days
358 days
Halifax
241 days
299 days
Halifax
107 days
559 days
Dartmouth
578 days
131 days
Halifax
575 days
141 days
Dartmouth
466 days
321 days
Antigonish
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
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75 days
Yarmouth
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38 days
Halifax
---
71 days
New Glasgow
26 days
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Halifax
---
142 days
Halifax
---
89 days
Sydney
---
50 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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Bridgewater
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62 days
Halifax
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Windsor
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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64 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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129 days
Halifax
32 days
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Sydney
---
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Sydney
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Halifax
---
169 days
Kentville
---
39 days
Halifax
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283 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
5 days
14 days
Kentville
8 days
16 days
Halifax
14 days
13 days
New Glasgow
10 days
25 days
Halifax
12 days
30 days
Kentville
12 days
31 days
Bridgewater
23 days
23 days
Yarmouth
29 days
18 days
Bridgewater
20 days
27 days
Truro
9 days
43 days
Truro
38 days
16 days
Dartmouth
27 days
27 days
Sydney
18 days
44 days
Bridgewater
22 days
41 days
Amherst
23 days
43 days
Truro
41 days
26 days
Truro
34 days
46 days
Sydney
57 days
28 days
Truro
42 days
44 days
Halifax
40 days
46 days
Dartmouth
38 days
55 days
Dartmouth
29 days
78 days
Kentville
67 days
74 days
Halifax
68 days
75 days
Dartmouth
77 days
76 days
Dartmouth
119 days
41 days
Halifax
45 days
121 days
Halifax
145 days
60 days
Antigonish
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
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32 days
Yarmouth
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10 days
Halifax
---
57 days
New Glasgow
11 days
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Halifax
---
87 days
Halifax
---
65 days
Sydney
---
23 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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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
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13 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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124 days
Halifax
24 days
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Halifax
---
68 days
Kentville
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30 days
Halifax
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151 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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