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 ?
185 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
271 days
79 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
61 days
206 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
133 days
58 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
386 days
178 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
94 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
168 days
352 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
134 days
100 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
128 days
210 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
228 days
75 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
90 days
92 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
218 days
69 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
58 days
71 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
74 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
41 days
102 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
23 days
24 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
43 days
51 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
28 days
54 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
58 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
29 days
35 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
16 days
33 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
22 days
19 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
35 days
44 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
46 days
28 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
16 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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29 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Antigonish
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Antigonish
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206 days
Bridgewater
52 days
55 days
Bridgewater
142 days
30 days
Bridgewater
79 days
73 days
Bridgewater
79 days
58 days
Dartmouth
435 days
277 days
Dartmouth
147 days
128 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
182 days
286 days
Dartmouth
426 days
139 days
Dartmouth
200 days
178 days
Halifax
44 days
188 days
Halifax
---
123 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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237 days
Halifax
---
78 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
84 days
Halifax
---
185 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
193 days
86 days
Halifax
46 days
82 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
194 days
202 days
Halifax
85 days
456 days
Halifax
---
136 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
130 days
370 days
Kentville
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Kentville
85 days
105 days
Kentville
102 days
149 days
Kentville
449 days
72 days
New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
132 days
210 days
New Glasgow
---
46 days
North Sydney
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45 days
Sydney
292 days
94 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Sydney
90 days
47 days
Truro
365 days
91 days
Truro
42 days
43 days
Truro
71 days
82 days
Truro
53 days
142 days
Yarmouth
55 days
149 days
Yarmouth
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51 days
Yarmouth
58 days
36 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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26 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Antigonish
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Antigonish
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102 days
Bridgewater
19 days
34 days
Bridgewater
20 days
15 days
Bridgewater
55 days
34 days
Bridgewater
24 days
37 days
Dartmouth
52 days
50 days
Dartmouth
30 days
78 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
43 days
34 days
Dartmouth
51 days
50 days
Dartmouth
147 days
81 days
Halifax
14 days
52 days
Halifax
---
107 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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70 days
Halifax
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55 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
---
22 days
Halifax
---
71 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
182 days
37 days
Halifax
17 days
28 days
Halifax
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Halifax
73 days
42 days
Halifax
36 days
90 days
Halifax
---
46 days
Halifax
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Halifax
73 days
139 days
Kentville
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Kentville
13 days
43 days
Kentville
59 days
72 days
Kentville
29 days
23 days
New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
58 days
42 days
New Glasgow
---
30 days
North Sydney
---
27 days
Sydney
23 days
23 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Sydney
36 days
15 days
Truro
39 days
45 days
Truro
25 days
29 days
Truro
20 days
39 days
Truro
34 days
47 days
Yarmouth
18 days
20 days
Yarmouth
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28 days
Yarmouth
11 days
11 days

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