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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
58 days
82 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
92 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
56 days
98 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
73 days
106 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
144 days
57 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
134 days
83 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
78 days
160 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
174 days
79 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
61 days
206 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
147 days
188 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
168 days
342 days
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
11 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
16 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
22 days
22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
20 days
33 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
34 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
22 days
44 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
28 days
43 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
37 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
37 days
48 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
41 days
58 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
30 days
96 days
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
Truro
19 days
43 days
Bridgewater
30 days
58 days
Sydney
58 days
46 days
Halifax
23 days
82 days
Halifax
45 days
68 days
Yarmouth
49 days
100 days
Halifax
44 days
110 days
Bridgewater
84 days
70 days
Yarmouth
58 days
98 days
Kentville
98 days
66 days
Bridgewater
144 days
24 days
Truro
90 days
83 days
Truro
71 days
113 days
Truro
122 days
96 days
Sydney
191 days
48 days
Kentville
134 days
105 days
Dartmouth
108 days
132 days
Halifax
187 days
89 days
New Glasgow
83 days
204 days
Dartmouth
132 days
155 days
Dartmouth
180 days
111 days
Dartmouth
147 days
147 days
Bridgewater
309 days
55 days
Halifax
175 days
196 days
Dartmouth
286 days
174 days
Halifax
130 days
370 days
Halifax
69 days
433 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
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North Sydney
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182 days
Kentville
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49 days
Yarmouth
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51 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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92 days
Halifax
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Kentville
111 days
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Halifax
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97 days
Halifax
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79 days
Truro
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Halifax
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237 days
Antigonish
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206 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Halifax
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84 days
Halifax
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123 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
16 days
15 days
Yarmouth
10 days
23 days
Truro
14 days
22 days
Sydney
16 days
21 days
Halifax
8 days
32 days
Yarmouth
21 days
19 days
Bridgewater
19 days
22 days
Bridgewater
26 days
15 days
Halifax
15 days
34 days
Bridgewater
13 days
37 days
Kentville
9 days
43 days
Bridgewater
23 days
29 days
New Glasgow
22 days
36 days
Truro
21 days
49 days
Dartmouth
31 days
40 days
Halifax
39 days
33 days
Truro
36 days
40 days
Truro
33 days
44 days
Kentville
34 days
45 days
Dartmouth
38 days
48 days
Dartmouth
26 days
62 days
Halifax
76 days
37 days
Dartmouth
35 days
78 days
Halifax
73 days
46 days
Halifax
36 days
90 days
Dartmouth
132 days
36 days
Halifax
90 days
247 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
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North Sydney
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48 days
Kentville
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30 days
Yarmouth
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23 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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55 days
Halifax
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Kentville
26 days
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Halifax
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27 days
Halifax
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39 days
Truro
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Halifax
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60 days
Antigonish
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110 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Halifax
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44 days
Halifax
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90 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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Halifax
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