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 ?
175 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
229 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
43 days
89 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
43 days
142 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
104 days
94 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
90 days
123 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
131 days
126 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
55 days
213 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
142 days
127 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
201 days
75 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
175 days
122 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
319 days
178 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
217 days
438 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
370 days
288 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
9 days
14 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
17 days
25 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
25 days
31 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
28 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
34 days
34 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
16 days
72 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
30 days
58 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
51 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
56 days
40 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
57 days
46 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
54 days
59 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
29 days
45 days
Halifax
54 days
33 days
Kentville
34 days
55 days
Halifax
17 days
78 days
Truro
57 days
55 days
Bridgewater
24 days
94 days
Bridgewater
105 days
57 days
Yarmouth
43 days
122 days
Bridgewater
23 days
143 days
Truro
166 days
44 days
Amherst
90 days
123 days
Dartmouth
106 days
129 days
Truro
118 days
118 days
Sydney
159 days
95 days
Truro
34 days
239 days
Sydney
166 days
137 days
Kentville
131 days
197 days
Dartmouth
107 days
325 days
Dartmouth
177 days
258 days
Halifax
80 days
438 days
Halifax
267 days
299 days
Dartmouth
503 days
82 days
Dartmouth
370 days
320 days
Halifax
107 days
606 days
Halifax
575 days
281 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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39 days
Halifax
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74 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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30 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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48 days
Kentville
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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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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100 days
Truro
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27 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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126 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Halifax
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169 days
Kentville
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38 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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283 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
7 days
12 days
Halifax
14 days
13 days
Kentville
12 days
30 days
Halifax
12 days
31 days
Bridgewater
20 days
23 days
Bridgewater
14 days
34 days
Yarmouth
29 days
20 days
Truro
8 days
43 days
Truro
28 days
31 days
Dartmouth
27 days
34 days
Sydney
33 days
30 days
Bridgewater
17 days
47 days
Sydney
36 days
39 days
Halifax
38 days
45 days
Truro
55 days
29 days
Dartmouth
31 days
55 days
Amherst
30 days
65 days
Truro
65 days
36 days
Dartmouth
28 days
87 days
Halifax
41 days
87 days
Halifax
71 days
68 days
Dartmouth
77 days
76 days
Dartmouth
134 days
39 days
Kentville
77 days
99 days
Halifax
145 days
68 days
Antigonish
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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22 days
Halifax
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60 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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22 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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20 days
Kentville
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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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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38 days
Truro
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11 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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123 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Halifax
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46 days
Kentville
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27 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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151 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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