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 ?
141 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
176 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
42 days
121 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
76 days
176 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
76 days
100 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
97 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
96 days
78 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
114 days
134 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
141 days
377 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
183 days
58 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
212 days
210 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
215 days
149 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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62 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 days
37 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
25 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
28 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
31 days
44 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
31 days
59 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
36 days
55 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
42 days
50 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
59 days
52 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
59 days
21 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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18 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
12 days
36 days
Halifax
18 days
111 days
Bridgewater
28 days
106 days
Bridgewater
35 days
43 days
Yarmouth
42 days
176 days
Halifax
44 days
77 days
Halifax
46 days
144 days
Truro
50 days
134 days
Kentville
68 days
40 days
Truro
72 days
104 days
Dartmouth
74 days
112 days
Halifax
74 days
171 days
Kentville
78 days
37 days
Truro
90 days
85 days
North Sydney
97 days
129 days
Halifax
102 days
498 days
Kentville
113 days
75 days
Sydney
121 days
181 days
Dartmouth
132 days
182 days
Bridgewater
133 days
66 days
New Glasgow
168 days
250 days
Dartmouth
188 days
139 days
Dartmouth
215 days
202 days
Halifax
253 days
329 days
Bridgewater
260 days
134 days
Dartmouth
263 days
149 days
Halifax
277 days
43 days
Sydney
292 days
90 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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57 days
Truro
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50 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Dartmouth
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90 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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33 days
Kentville
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205 days
Sydney
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Yarmouth
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181 days
Halifax
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558 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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210 days
Halifax
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Truro
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38 days
Halifax
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90 days
Antigonish
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Kentville
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78 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Halifax
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143 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
3 days
12 days
Halifax
10 days
37 days
Truro
14 days
58 days
Kentville
15 days
26 days
Bridgewater
15 days
27 days
Halifax
16 days
48 days
Kentville
16 days
64 days
Halifax
18 days
26 days
North Sydney
24 days
25 days
Bridgewater
25 days
29 days
Bridgewater
27 days
24 days
Bridgewater
27 days
30 days
Yarmouth
28 days
45 days
Sydney
30 days
31 days
Truro
32 days
44 days
Dartmouth
32 days
78 days
Dartmouth
33 days
32 days
Truro
34 days
43 days
Sydney
36 days
40 days
Dartmouth
42 days
45 days
Kentville
44 days
29 days
Halifax
49 days
64 days
Dartmouth
50 days
56 days
Halifax
61 days
92 days
New Glasgow
61 days
46 days
Dartmouth
69 days
41 days
Halifax
73 days
16 days
Halifax
82 days
55 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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18 days
Truro
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33 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Dartmouth
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48 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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29 days
Kentville
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50 days
Sydney
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Yarmouth
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88 days
Halifax
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60 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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68 days
Halifax
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Truro
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30 days
Halifax
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27 days
Antigonish
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Kentville
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65 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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56 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Halifax
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