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 ?
120 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
147 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
54 days
69 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
63 days
73 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
83 days
54 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
70 days
70 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
112 days
52 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
105 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
93 days
74 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
89 days
86 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
73 days
161 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
198 days
147 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
120 days
257 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
13 days
21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
22 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
18 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
28 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
33 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
17 days
33 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
19 days
38 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
14 days
44 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
33 days
49 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
38 days
45 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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
New Glasgow
17 days
26 days
Halifax
20 days
23 days
Amherst
31 days
43 days
Bridgewater
57 days
23 days
Truro
24 days
57 days
Sydney
44 days
47 days
Bridgewater
70 days
26 days
Kentville
63 days
36 days
Halifax
32 days
86 days
Kentville
62 days
73 days
Truro
58 days
86 days
Halifax
22 days
132 days
Kentville
84 days
72 days
Truro
89 days
77 days
Sydney
100 days
74 days
New Glasgow
83 days
96 days
Bridgewater
136 days
64 days
Dartmouth
130 days
76 days
Yarmouth
38 days
175 days
Yarmouth
73 days
161 days
Truro
188 days
89 days
Halifax
149 days
132 days
Dartmouth
157 days
160 days
Halifax
57 days
268 days
Dartmouth
225 days
147 days
Dartmouth
214 days
178 days
Halifax
119 days
424 days
Bridgewater
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29 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
183 days
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North Sydney
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41 days
North Sydney
44 days
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Amherst
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Kentville
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98 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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118 days
Halifax
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141 days
Halifax
---
93 days
Halifax
---
43 days
Kentville
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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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69 days
Sydney
---
96 days
Halifax
---
99 days
Halifax
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685 days
Halifax
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107 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
12 days
6 days
New Glasgow
8 days
18 days
Halifax
15 days
13 days
Kentville
20 days
17 days
Sydney
20 days
21 days
Halifax
13 days
28 days
Yarmouth
24 days
19 days
Truro
8 days
38 days
Kentville
15 days
31 days
Truro
9 days
38 days
Amherst
18 days
30 days
Bridgewater
26 days
23 days
Yarmouth
18 days
33 days
Kentville
15 days
41 days
New Glasgow
26 days
33 days
Truro
24 days
39 days
Truro
36 days
31 days
Dartmouth
24 days
46 days
Bridgewater
48 days
23 days
Sydney
36 days
37 days
Dartmouth
35 days
43 days
Halifax
29 days
57 days
Dartmouth
41 days
46 days
Halifax
35 days
53 days
Halifax
43 days
52 days
Halifax
33 days
79 days
Dartmouth
182 days
47 days
Bridgewater
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15 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
38 days
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North Sydney
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13 days
North Sydney
26 days
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Amherst
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Kentville
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23 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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67 days
Halifax
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31 days
Halifax
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49 days
Halifax
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25 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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21 days
Windsor
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Halifax
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45 days
Antigonish
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37 days
Sydney
---
27 days
Halifax
---
29 days
Halifax
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81 days
Halifax
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43 days
Sydney
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