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 ?
130 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
162 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
70 days
48 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
47 days
94 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
113 days
64 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
84 days
96 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
58 days
124 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
73 days
110 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
86 days
99 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
122 days
97 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
228 days
114 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
199 days
162 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
140 days
278 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
20 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
22 days
22 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
20 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
25 days
25 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
22 days
33 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
19 days
37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
18 days
39 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
30 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
29 days
44 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
40 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
31 days
54 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
18 days
30 days
Kentville
11 days
111 days
Sydney
63 days
61 days
Bridgewater
60 days
64 days
Sydney
53 days
72 days
Truro
47 days
82 days
Truro
58 days
92 days
Bridgewater
85 days
65 days
Kentville
112 days
42 days
Kentville
58 days
99 days
Antigonish
34 days
125 days
Halifax
126 days
47 days
Yarmouth
68 days
110 days
Yarmouth
81 days
100 days
Halifax
79 days
113 days
Truro
118 days
83 days
Dartmouth
89 days
113 days
Halifax
30 days
188 days
New Glasgow
36 days
211 days
Dartmouth
98 days
162 days
Dartmouth
215 days
90 days
Dartmouth
199 days
111 days
Halifax
175 days
160 days
North Sydney
31 days
374 days
Halifax
65 days
340 days
Halifax
188 days
685 days
Bridgewater
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22 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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Sydney
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77 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
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129 days
Halifax
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86 days
Halifax
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47 days
New Glasgow
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Windsor
142 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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79 days
Antigonish
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34 days
Halifax
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278 days
Bridgewater
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27 days
Halifax
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Truro
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57 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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37 days
Halifax
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85 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
15 days
Sydney
15 days
19 days
Halifax
13 days
27 days
Bridgewater
21 days
22 days
Bridgewater
23 days
23 days
Kentville
10 days
42 days
Yarmouth
25 days
28 days
Sydney
28 days
27 days
Dartmouth
22 days
36 days
Truro
21 days
37 days
Yarmouth
32 days
27 days
Truro
23 days
36 days
Kentville
39 days
20 days
Halifax
40 days
21 days
North Sydney
16 days
48 days
Truro
20 days
46 days
New Glasgow
22 days
47 days
Kentville
5 days
64 days
Dartmouth
22 days
48 days
Halifax
38 days
47 days
Halifax
47 days
54 days
Dartmouth
71 days
32 days
Dartmouth
63 days
53 days
Halifax
35 days
82 days
Antigonish
28 days
90 days
Halifax
99 days
84 days
Bridgewater
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8 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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Sydney
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24 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
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61 days
Halifax
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54 days
Halifax
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40 days
New Glasgow
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Windsor
62 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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39 days
Antigonish
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24 days
Halifax
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61 days
Bridgewater
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26 days
Halifax
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Truro
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32 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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20 days
Halifax
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40 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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