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 ?
174 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
195 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
66 days
63 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
92 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
133 days
58 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
90 days
113 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
191 days
58 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
158 days
98 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
61 days
206 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
218 days
69 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
128 days
204 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
271 days
79 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
259 days
188 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
168 days
370 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
15 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
22 days
19 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
13 days
32 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
22 days
24 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
30 days
34 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
34 days
44 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
28 days
52 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
40 days
59 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
48 days
52 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
74 days
29 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
89 days
34 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
30 days
102 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
33 days
55 days
Yarmouth
58 days
32 days
Yarmouth
56 days
51 days
Bridgewater
52 days
58 days
Bridgewater
57 days
73 days
Sydney
90 days
41 days
Halifax
49 days
82 days
Truro
73 days
90 days
Bridgewater
142 days
30 days
Truro
53 days
142 days
Yarmouth
66 days
149 days
Kentville
126 days
100 days
Halifax
44 days
188 days
Kentville
134 days
105 days
Halifax
187 days
86 days
Dartmouth
147 days
128 days
Dartmouth
168 days
142 days
Sydney
228 days
98 days
New Glasgow
128 days
204 days
Dartmouth
200 days
146 days
Halifax
195 days
202 days
Truro
365 days
91 days
Dartmouth
182 days
286 days
Halifax
130 days
370 days
Kentville
449 days
72 days
Halifax
72 days
462 days
Dartmouth
435 days
277 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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45 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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185 days
New Glasgow
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46 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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78 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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136 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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237 days
Antigonish
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206 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Truro
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43 days
Amherst
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29 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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84 days
Halifax
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123 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
16 days
11 days
Yarmouth
11 days
28 days
Yarmouth
20 days
20 days
Bridgewater
24 days
16 days
Sydney
19 days
22 days
Bridgewater
14 days
30 days
Halifax
17 days
28 days
Kentville
23 days
23 days
Sydney
39 days
14 days
Kentville
12 days
43 days
Halifax
16 days
39 days
Bridgewater
22 days
37 days
Bridgewater
26 days
33 days
Truro
18 days
49 days
New Glasgow
34 days
34 days
Dartmouth
46 days
31 days
Truro
38 days
45 days
Truro
37 days
47 days
Dartmouth
33 days
51 days
Dartmouth
52 days
50 days
Dartmouth
31 days
78 days
Halifax
76 days
42 days
Kentville
73 days
66 days
Halifax
129 days
37 days
Halifax
36 days
142 days
Dartmouth
163 days
71 days
Halifax
73 days
203 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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27 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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71 days
New Glasgow
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30 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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58 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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41 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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72 days
Antigonish
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102 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Truro
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29 days
Amherst
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26 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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15 days
Halifax
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107 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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