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 ?
173 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
238 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
69 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
125 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
91 days
102 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
126 days
113 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
126 days
128 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
131 days
165 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
108 days
225 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
133 days
323 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
233 days
240 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
212 days
300 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
213 days
331 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
11 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
15 days
22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
19 days
29 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
18 days
42 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
21 days
42 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
47 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
42 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
40 days
49 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
48 days
47 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
56 days
54 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
122 days
85 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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
Yarmouth
45 days
29 days
Halifax
31 days
58 days
New Glasgow
21 days
99 days
Halifax
39 days
85 days
Yarmouth
34 days
90 days
Truro
75 days
77 days
Halifax
159 days
22 days
Sydney
25 days
175 days
Truro
77 days
135 days
Halifax
30 days
183 days
Dartmouth
179 days
36 days
Bridgewater
91 days
165 days
New Glasgow
150 days
110 days
Halifax
125 days
169 days
Sydney
108 days
191 days
Dartmouth
130 days
211 days
Bridgewater
252 days
114 days
Dartmouth
238 days
181 days
Dartmouth
291 days
132 days
Kentville
86 days
365 days
Dartmouth
147 days
307 days
Halifax
337 days
331 days
Halifax
91 days
615 days
Halifax
534 days
413 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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66 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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27 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
96 days
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Halifax
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96 days
Amherst
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22 days
Halifax
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211 days
Kentville
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115 days
Kentville
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129 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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184 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Antigonish
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Antigonish
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Truro
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Amherst
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125 days
Bridgewater
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Sydney
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382 days
Halifax
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93 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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295 days
Halifax
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84 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
7 days
8 days
Yarmouth
17 days
20 days
New Glasgow
9 days
29 days
Truro
14 days
26 days
Halifax
33 days
9 days
Sydney
14 days
30 days
Halifax
21 days
31 days
Halifax
11 days
42 days
Halifax
28 days
26 days
New Glasgow
30 days
26 days
Truro
19 days
46 days
Sydney
27 days
41 days
Bridgewater
27 days
43 days
Halifax
34 days
45 days
Halifax
35 days
48 days
Kentville
25 days
59 days
Dartmouth
46 days
39 days
Bridgewater
35 days
55 days
Dartmouth
39 days
52 days
Dartmouth
75 days
20 days
Dartmouth
62 days
53 days
Halifax
44 days
74 days
Halifax
69 days
142 days
Dartmouth
98 days
139 days
Sydney
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29 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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14 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
63 days
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Halifax
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61 days
Amherst
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12 days
Halifax
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67 days
Kentville
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31 days
Kentville
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48 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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26 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Antigonish
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Antigonish
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Truro
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Amherst
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61 days
Bridgewater
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Sydney
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115 days
Halifax
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51 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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113 days
Halifax
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37 days
Halifax
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