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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
46 days
69 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
49 days
121 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
52 days
206 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
57 days
78 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
91 days
92 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
106 days
72 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
132 days
210 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
134 days
98 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
157 days
342 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
228 days
76 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
259 days
141 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
271 days
77 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
26 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
19 days
35 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
23 days
32 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
24 days
21 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
28 days
28 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
28 days
58 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
30 days
33 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
35 days
42 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
36 days
44 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
55 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
124 days
23 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
28 days
114 days
Bridgewater
33 days
55 days
Yarmouth
43 days
36 days
Truro
43 days
141 days
Halifax
44 days
110 days
Dartmouth
45 days
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Halifax
46 days
52 days
Bridgewater
55 days
73 days
Yarmouth
57 days
176 days
Truro
71 days
82 days
Bridgewater
79 days
121 days
Halifax
83 days
456 days
Kentville
85 days
80 days
Sydney
90 days
53 days
Kentville
98 days
149 days
Halifax
130 days
360 days
Bridgewater
133 days
34 days
Dartmouth
147 days
127 days
Dartmouth
182 days
286 days
Halifax
182 days
43 days
Halifax
194 days
174 days
Dartmouth
200 days
178 days
Kentville
252 days
40 days
Dartmouth
286 days
118 days
Sydney
292 days
98 days
Truro
309 days
86 days
Dartmouth
386 days
127 days
New Glasgow
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46 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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Antigonish
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206 days
Halifax
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84 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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185 days
North Sydney
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58 days
Halifax
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110 days
Kentville
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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530 days
Halifax
---
78 days
Amherst
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29 days
Halifax
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Truro
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43 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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136 days
New Glasgow
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210 days
Yarmouth
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51 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
11 days
13 days
Halifax
12 days
25 days
Kentville
12 days
43 days
New Glasgow
14 days
35 days
Bridgewater
15 days
37 days
Halifax
16 days
38 days
Bridgewater
17 days
17 days
Bridgewater
22 days
32 days
Bridgewater
23 days
38 days
Yarmouth
25 days
38 days
Kentville
26 days
66 days
Dartmouth
26 days
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Kentville
27 days
23 days
Truro
30 days
43 days
Dartmouth
31 days
78 days
Truro
31 days
47 days
Dartmouth
32 days
42 days
Truro
38 days
45 days
Dartmouth
38 days
81 days
Sydney
38 days
15 days
Halifax
39 days
69 days
Dartmouth
41 days
34 days
Dartmouth
50 days
42 days
Sydney
64 days
28 days
Halifax
65 days
36 days
Halifax
68 days
37 days
Halifax
71 days
68 days
New Glasgow
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28 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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Antigonish
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31 days
Halifax
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43 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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71 days
North Sydney
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27 days
Halifax
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98 days
Kentville
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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98 days
Halifax
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50 days
Amherst
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21 days
Halifax
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Truro
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35 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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70 days
New Glasgow
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62 days
Yarmouth
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37 days

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