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 ?
140 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
159 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
75 days
54 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
47 days
86 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
47 days
96 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
66 days
98 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
117 days
50 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
83 days
124 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
113 days
99 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
137 days
100 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
228 days
114 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
209 days
167 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
140 days
324 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
---
---

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
15 days
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
18 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
27 days
24 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
17 days
37 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
22 days
33 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
13 days
44 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
42 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
48 days
34 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
41 days
48 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
41 days
48 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
26 days
31 days
Bridgewater
48 days
27 days
New Glasgow
30 days
51 days
Sydney
76 days
27 days
Halifax
33 days
75 days
Yarmouth
66 days
57 days
Bridgewater
60 days
64 days
Truro
47 days
82 days
Sydney
70 days
61 days
Yarmouth
27 days
111 days
Truro
58 days
92 days
Kentville
112 days
42 days
Antigonish
43 days
125 days
Truro
67 days
106 days
Halifax
126 days
56 days
Bridgewater
133 days
50 days
Kentville
113 days
75 days
Halifax
135 days
90 days
Dartmouth
71 days
162 days
Dartmouth
134 days
113 days
New Glasgow
83 days
204 days
Sydney
122 days
184 days
Dartmouth
209 days
111 days
Halifax
175 days
158 days
Dartmouth
215 days
121 days
North Sydney
31 days
374 days
Halifax
65 days
433 days
Halifax
117 days
553 days
Antigonish
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
89 days
Halifax
---
73 days
Halifax
---
86 days
Halifax
---
40 days
Kentville
---
111 days
Dartmouth
144 days
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
79 days
Truro
---
35 days
Halifax
---
243 days
Halifax
---
---
Truro
---
37 days
Amherst
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Halifax
---
75 days
Kentville
---
---
Amherst
---
---

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Sydney
17 days
17 days
Sydney
15 days
19 days
Bridgewater
20 days
16 days
Yarmouth
18 days
21 days
Halifax
13 days
27 days
Yarmouth
18 days
25 days
Bridgewater
19 days
24 days
New Glasgow
17 days
31 days
Bridgewater
24 days
26 days
Truro
17 days
36 days
Truro
11 days
44 days
Truro
19 days
38 days
Dartmouth
20 days
39 days
New Glasgow
23 days
40 days
Kentville
15 days
48 days
Halifax
43 days
22 days
North Sydney
8 days
59 days
Kentville
56 days
21 days
Dartmouth
22 days
55 days
Sydney
42 days
37 days
Halifax
62 days
21 days
Halifax
41 days
62 days
Dartmouth
58 days
55 days
Antigonish
32 days
90 days
Halifax
77 days
57 days
Dartmouth
118 days
32 days
Halifax
98 days
111 days
Antigonish
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
57 days
Halifax
---
40 days
Halifax
---
58 days
Halifax
---
20 days
Kentville
---
76 days
Dartmouth
62 days
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
32 days
Truro
---
24 days
Halifax
---
54 days
Halifax
---
---
Truro
---
19 days
Amherst
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Halifax
---
40 days
Kentville
---
---
Amherst
---
---

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.