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 ?
148 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
62 days
70 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
58 days
77 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
114 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
112 days
52 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
105 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
97 days
83 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
122 days
84 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
115 days
96 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
73 days
147 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
198 days
150 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
127 days
252 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
15 days
23 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
9 days
33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
18 days
25 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
28 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
19 days
36 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
31 days
27 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
45 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
35 days
46 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
49 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
Halifax
20 days
30 days
Amherst
31 days
43 days
North Sydney
31 days
44 days
Bridgewater
57 days
29 days
Bridgewater
70 days
26 days
Kentville
27 days
80 days
Kentville
77 days
41 days
Kentville
46 days
75 days
Truro
58 days
71 days
Sydney
56 days
80 days
New Glasgow
115 days
25 days
Halifax
113 days
47 days
Halifax
33 days
132 days
Sydney
100 days
72 days
Truro
97 days
77 days
Bridgewater
113 days
64 days
Halifax
127 days
67 days
Yarmouth
73 days
123 days
New Glasgow
83 days
124 days
Yarmouth
69 days
147 days
Dartmouth
130 days
121 days
Truro
188 days
89 days
Dartmouth
157 days
160 days
Halifax
65 days
267 days
Halifax
149 days
220 days
Dartmouth
214 days
174 days
Dartmouth
225 days
176 days
Halifax
119 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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41 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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141 days
Halifax
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93 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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28 days
Windsor
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Halifax
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113 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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114 days
Halifax
---
86 days
Truro
---
57 days
Sydney
---
96 days
Halifax
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99 days
Halifax
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107 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
12 days
14 days
Kentville
18 days
17 days
Sydney
17 days
19 days
Halifax
18 days
19 days
Halifax
10 days
29 days
Truro
9 days
34 days
Bridgewater
23 days
22 days
Yarmouth
25 days
21 days
Amherst
24 days
27 days
North Sydney
21 days
33 days
Kentville
15 days
40 days
Bridgewater
33 days
23 days
Yarmouth
18 days
40 days
Kentville
15 days
43 days
New Glasgow
29 days
33 days
Sydney
30 days
33 days
Truro
34 days
29 days
Truro
24 days
39 days
Dartmouth
25 days
43 days
Bridgewater
47 days
24 days
Halifax
51 days
32 days
Halifax
40 days
47 days
Halifax
38 days
56 days
Dartmouth
43 days
53 days
Dartmouth
35 days
63 days
Halifax
86 days
43 days
Halifax
37 days
99 days
Dartmouth
108 days
39 days
Halifax
118 days
75 days
Bridgewater
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11 days
Antigonish
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Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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21 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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31 days
Halifax
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65 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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21 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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55 days
Halifax
---
57 days
Truro
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38 days
Sydney
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30 days
Halifax
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29 days
Halifax
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43 days
Sydney
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