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 ?
127 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
160 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
62 days
54 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
92 days
64 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
63 days
94 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
97 days
83 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
73 days
123 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
115 days
96 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
137 days
85 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
228 days
114 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
198 days
160 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
119 days
278 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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105 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
21 days
26 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
36 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
27 days
22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
19 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
37 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
24 days
28 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
28 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
27 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
35 days
50 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
54 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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48 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
24 days
30 days
Bridgewater
70 days
26 days
Bridgewater
57 days
40 days
Truro
33 days
82 days
Kentville
77 days
41 days
Sydney
63 days
61 days
Sydney
53 days
72 days
Truro
58 days
71 days
North Sydney
31 days
100 days
Kentville
21 days
111 days
Kentville
58 days
85 days
Antigonish
34 days
114 days
Bridgewater
91 days
65 days
New Glasgow
35 days
124 days
Halifax
30 days
134 days
Yarmouth
68 days
110 days
Truro
117 days
83 days
Halifax
113 days
113 days
Yarmouth
81 days
147 days
Dartmouth
98 days
160 days
Dartmouth
199 days
76 days
Dartmouth
134 days
147 days
Dartmouth
215 days
90 days
Halifax
92 days
236 days
Halifax
65 days
288 days
Halifax
175 days
395 days
Halifax
194 days
685 days
Bridgewater
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22 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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67 days
Halifax
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129 days
Halifax
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83 days
Halifax
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54 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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30 days
Windsor
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Halifax
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113 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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86 days
Truro
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57 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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156 days
Halifax
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99 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
18 days
17 days
Sydney
17 days
19 days
Halifax
10 days
27 days
Truro
11 days
30 days
Truro
9 days
32 days
Bridgewater
23 days
23 days
Kentville
33 days
17 days
North Sydney
17 days
34 days
Kentville
12 days
39 days
Bridgewater
28 days
24 days
Yarmouth
32 days
21 days
New Glasgow
18 days
37 days
Bridgewater
33 days
23 days
Sydney
29 days
29 days
Truro
23 days
39 days
Yarmouth
25 days
40 days
Antigonish
12 days
55 days
Dartmouth
24 days
50 days
Dartmouth
24 days
50 days
Kentville
16 days
61 days
Dartmouth
46 days
40 days
Halifax
35 days
55 days
Dartmouth
43 days
52 days
Halifax
59 days
58 days
Halifax
79 days
43 days
Halifax
35 days
105 days
Halifax
117 days
84 days
Bridgewater
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11 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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50 days
Halifax
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48 days
Halifax
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56 days
Halifax
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40 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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25 days
Windsor
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Halifax
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47 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
---
43 days
Truro
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37 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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37 days
Halifax
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33 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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