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 ?
188 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
213 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
43 days
99 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
48 days
100 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
29 days
123 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
30 days
155 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
201 days
42 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
37 days
213 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
133 days
126 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
129 days
147 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
190 days
122 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
336 days
141 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
217 days
323 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
370 days
293 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
14 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
26 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days
36 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
23 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
25 days
32 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
18 days
50 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
22 days
52 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
36 days
50 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
56 days
30 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
23 days
66 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
47 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
41 days
59 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
29 days
40 days
Yarmouth
29 days
50 days
Kentville
34 days
55 days
Bridgewater
34 days
57 days
Halifax
54 days
51 days
Dartmouth
106 days
65 days
Bridgewater
35 days
143 days
Truro
142 days
36 days
Truro
118 days
127 days
Sydney
159 days
96 days
Yarmouth
50 days
207 days
Truro
29 days
246 days
Kentville
118 days
178 days
Halifax
80 days
273 days
Dartmouth
43 days
325 days
Sydney
249 days
125 days
Dartmouth
177 days
258 days
Halifax
201 days
281 days
Halifax
79 days
468 days
Halifax
276 days
278 days
Dartmouth
503 days
82 days
Dartmouth
370 days
320 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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39 days
Halifax
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125 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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30 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
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79 days
Bridgewater
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62 days
Halifax
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Windsor
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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188 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Truro
70 days
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Halifax
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127 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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283 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
6 days
13 days
Halifax
20 days
15 days
Bridgewater
15 days
22 days
Truro
25 days
15 days
Bridgewater
17 days
28 days
Kentville
10 days
36 days
Sydney
18 days
35 days
Truro
8 days
46 days
Halifax
23 days
43 days
Yarmouth
38 days
36 days
Truro
50 days
25 days
Sydney
48 days
30 days
Dartmouth
30 days
52 days
Truro
52 days
33 days
Dartmouth
23 days
68 days
Halifax
36 days
59 days
Dartmouth
56 days
62 days
Dartmouth
20 days
107 days
Halifax
78 days
56 days
Kentville
55 days
95 days
Halifax
89 days
75 days
Dartmouth
134 days
39 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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28 days
Halifax
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61 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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26 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
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30 days
Bridgewater
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31 days
Halifax
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Windsor
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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55 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Truro
37 days
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Halifax
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38 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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168 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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