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 ?
168 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
176 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
93 days
66 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
42 days
131 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
92 days
112 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
115 days
104 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
124 days
108 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
76 days
171 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
215 days
167 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
302 days
187 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
177 days
334 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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58 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
133 days
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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 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
25 days
24 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
31 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
27 days
36 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
26 days
42 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
29 days
44 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
32 days
53 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
47 days
49 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
40 days
57 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
31 days
72 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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19 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
9 days
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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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37 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
35 days
30 days
Bridgewater
35 days
37 days
Truro
41 days
50 days
Truro
36 days
64 days
Halifax
44 days
77 days
Bridgewater
68 days
66 days
Sydney
79 days
73 days
Truro
75 days
102 days
Bridgewater
91 days
106 days
Truro
91 days
118 days
Kentville
99 days
115 days
North Sydney
97 days
122 days
Bridgewater
93 days
134 days
Halifax
69 days
171 days
Dartmouth
113 days
132 days
Sydney
114 days
174 days
Dartmouth
132 days
182 days
Dartmouth
202 days
132 days
Dartmouth
230 days
166 days
Dartmouth
273 days
138 days
New Glasgow
168 days
250 days
Halifax
195 days
264 days
Halifax
83 days
443 days
Halifax
294 days
260 days
Halifax
256 days
399 days
Sydney
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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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176 days
New Glasgow
---
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
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171 days
New Glasgow
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187 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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37 days
Kentville
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97 days
Antigonish
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Windsor
---
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
16 days
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Truro
---
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Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
---
37 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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143 days
Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
21 days
19 days
Bridgewater
27 days
17 days
Yarmouth
22 days
23 days
Halifax
19 days
26 days
Bridgewater
21 days
29 days
North Sydney
20 days
31 days
Bridgewater
33 days
21 days
Sydney
21 days
33 days
Sydney
25 days
34 days
Truro
27 days
33 days
Truro
26 days
34 days
Kentville
29 days
37 days
Truro
32 days
39 days
Halifax
73 days
15 days
Dartmouth
47 days
41 days
Dartmouth
37 days
52 days
Truro
20 days
74 days
Halifax
40 days
56 days
New Glasgow
49 days
55 days
Dartmouth
28 days
78 days
Dartmouth
55 days
56 days
Halifax
60 days
52 days
Halifax
33 days
92 days
Halifax
40 days
90 days
Dartmouth
92 days
43 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
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60 days
Yarmouth
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47 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
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106 days
New Glasgow
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50 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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20 days
Kentville
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57 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Windsor
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
14 days
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Truro
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Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
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16 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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95 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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