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 ?
134 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
16 days
85 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
75 days
57 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
49 days
106 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
66 days
98 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
76 days
98 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
127 days
58 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
78 days
126 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
113 days
99 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
199 days
188 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
228 days
164 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
163 days
324 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
14 days
19 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
18 days
35 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
18 days
36 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
13 days
44 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
33 days
26 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
34 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
39 days
49 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
44 days
55 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
Truro
16 days
29 days
Bridgewater
21 days
51 days
Halifax
44 days
52 days
Halifax
45 days
56 days
Sydney
76 days
27 days
Sydney
70 days
47 days
Bridgewater
60 days
64 days
Bridgewater
57 days
70 days
Truro
46 days
83 days
Truro
49 days
96 days
Halifax
33 days
115 days
Truro
68 days
83 days
Halifax
113 days
40 days
Yarmouth
58 days
98 days
Yarmouth
66 days
100 days
Bridgewater
142 days
31 days
Kentville
113 days
73 days
Antigonish
43 days
167 days
Dartmouth
144 days
91 days
Halifax
135 days
109 days
Dartmouth
71 days
188 days
Halifax
187 days
89 days
New Glasgow
78 days
204 days
Dartmouth
199 days
103 days
Dartmouth
215 days
128 days
Dartmouth
89 days
265 days
Halifax
175 days
196 days
North Sydney
16 days
374 days
Halifax
69 days
405 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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230 days
Sydney
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Kentville
34 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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73 days
Halifax
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86 days
Kentville
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105 days
Halifax
---
34 days
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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184 days
Halifax
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84 days
Kentville
36 days
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Halifax
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247 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
11 days
19 days
Sydney
15 days
18 days
Sydney
16 days
19 days
Bridgewater
20 days
15 days
Yarmouth
14 days
27 days
Bridgewater
19 days
24 days
Bridgewater
12 days
34 days
Halifax
20 days
27 days
Halifax
15 days
33 days
Yarmouth
26 days
24 days
Bridgewater
26 days
27 days
New Glasgow
22 days
36 days
Halifax
39 days
20 days
Dartmouth
20 days
41 days
Truro
17 days
44 days
Halifax
43 days
20 days
Kentville
25 days
41 days
North Sydney
8 days
59 days
Truro
32 days
35 days
Truro
27 days
45 days
Halifax
54 days
23 days
Dartmouth
23 days
58 days
Dartmouth
73 days
32 days
Dartmouth
63 days
60 days
Halifax
44 days
84 days
Halifax
78 days
54 days
Antigonish
33 days
110 days
Dartmouth
90 days
67 days
Halifax
142 days
57 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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167 days
Sydney
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Kentville
7 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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48 days
Halifax
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52 days
Kentville
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61 days
Halifax
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24 days
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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55 days
Halifax
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51 days
Kentville
32 days
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Halifax
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179 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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