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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
63 days
48 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
79 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
72 days
68 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
83 days
119 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
75 days
135 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
100 days
175 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
112 days
170 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
212 days
114 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
171 days
197 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
178 days
204 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
155 days
273 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
15 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
16 days
22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
17 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
35 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
18 days
41 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
32 days
41 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
35 days
45 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
58 days
46 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
40 days
72 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial 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
31 days
31 days
New Glasgow
37 days
54 days
Yarmouth
63 days
29 days
Halifax
53 days
52 days
Sydney
15 days
113 days
Dartmouth
96 days
46 days
Truro
75 days
77 days
New Glasgow
72 days
99 days
Bridgewater
98 days
83 days
Halifax
159 days
23 days
Halifax
125 days
97 days
Bridgewater
41 days
184 days
Bridgewater
76 days
150 days
Dartmouth
162 days
64 days
Dartmouth
137 days
134 days
Truro
77 days
198 days
Sydney
108 days
191 days
Kentville
168 days
260 days
Halifax
262 days
193 days
Halifax
184 days
320 days
Dartmouth
329 days
211 days
Halifax
111 days
441 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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61 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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71 days
Halifax
167 days
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Halifax
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164 days
Yarmouth
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64 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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211 days
Kentville
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115 days
Kentville
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56 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Windsor
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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152 days
Bridgewater
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62 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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Halifax
35 days
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Truro
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Amherst
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Bridgewater
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Sydney
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Halifax
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147 days
Kentville
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139 days
Halifax
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295 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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91 days
Dartmouth
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216 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
8 days
11 days
Halifax
15 days
11 days
New Glasgow
9 days
22 days
Truro
15 days
26 days
New Glasgow
20 days
22 days
Bridgewater
20 days
22 days
Halifax
19 days
28 days
Sydney
14 days
35 days
Bridgewater
25 days
29 days
Halifax
33 days
29 days
Dartmouth
26 days
36 days
Halifax
33 days
32 days
Bridgewater
23 days
44 days
Truro
20 days
47 days
Dartmouth
56 days
20 days
Dartmouth
46 days
31 days
Kentville
39 days
51 days
Halifax
40 days
66 days
Halifax
41 days
71 days
Halifax
42 days
83 days
Sydney
75 days
52 days
Dartmouth
85 days
53 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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24 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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15 days
Halifax
62 days
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Halifax
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50 days
Yarmouth
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21 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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79 days
Kentville
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31 days
Kentville
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30 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Windsor
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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75 days
Bridgewater
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26 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
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Halifax
29 days
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Truro
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Amherst
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Bridgewater
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Sydney
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Halifax
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57 days
Kentville
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50 days
Halifax
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113 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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60 days
Dartmouth
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79 days

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