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 ?
142 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
171 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
94 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
58 days
98 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
76 days
82 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
68 days
96 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
133 days
58 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
83 days
124 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
134 days
99 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
174 days
79 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
182 days
174 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
228 days
167 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
167 days
325 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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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
14 days
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
18 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
14 days
42 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
32 days
26 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
25 days
35 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
23 days
37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
23 days
42 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
33 days
42 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
40 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
38 days
55 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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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
Truro
19 days
37 days
Bridgewater
30 days
51 days
Sydney
70 days
47 days
Halifax
44 days
80 days
Bridgewater
60 days
64 days
Bridgewater
57 days
70 days
Kentville
29 days
111 days
Halifax
30 days
115 days
Truro
53 days
96 days
Yarmouth
55 days
100 days
Yarmouth
58 days
98 days
Truro
68 days
90 days
Kentville
113 days
58 days
Bridgewater
144 days
31 days
Truro
90 days
106 days
Antigonish
43 days
167 days
Sydney
191 days
27 days
New Glasgow
113 days
126 days
Dartmouth
108 days
132 days
Halifax
135 days
109 days
Dartmouth
71 days
174 days
Halifax
182 days
89 days
Dartmouth
132 days
140 days
Halifax
176 days
154 days
Dartmouth
191 days
146 days
Dartmouth
215 days
147 days
Halifax
69 days
433 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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Sydney
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North Sydney
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374 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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49 days
Yarmouth
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37 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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65 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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68 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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278 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Halifax
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84 days
Kentville
98 days
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Halifax
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247 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
10 days
16 days
Sydney
14 days
17 days
Truro
13 days
19 days
Sydney
16 days
19 days
Bridgewater
20 days
15 days
Halifax
15 days
23 days
Halifax
9 days
29 days
Yarmouth
14 days
27 days
Kentville
6 days
44 days
Bridgewater
23 days
27 days
Bridgewater
21 days
31 days
Yarmouth
26 days
28 days
New Glasgow
24 days
37 days
Halifax
38 days
23 days
Dartmouth
23 days
39 days
Truro
21 days
46 days
Kentville
35 days
34 days
Truro
39 days
38 days
Truro
32 days
47 days
Dartmouth
25 days
55 days
Dartmouth
41 days
48 days
Dartmouth
54 days
60 days
Halifax
32 days
84 days
Halifax
80 days
53 days
Halifax
98 days
43 days
Antigonish
32 days
110 days
Dartmouth
118 days
39 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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Sydney
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North Sydney
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48 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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32 days
Yarmouth
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11 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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40 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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33 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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61 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Halifax
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51 days
Kentville
34 days
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Halifax
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188 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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