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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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62 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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69 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
91 days
78 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
75 days
87 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
121 days
98 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
76 days
104 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
42 days
121 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
224 days
149 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
76 days
171 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
212 days
210 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
130 days
349 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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31 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
37 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
40 days
43 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
31 days
44 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
59 days
45 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
31 days
55 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
30 days
61 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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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 Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Kentville
75 days
34 days
Yarmouth
21 days
36 days
Truro
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38 days
Halifax
43 days
40 days
Kentville
68 days
40 days
Bridgewater
33 days
43 days
Antigonish
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47 days
Truro
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50 days
Dartmouth
93 days
52 days
New Glasgow
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57 days
Bridgewater
96 days
66 days
Kentville
113 days
75 days
Kentville
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78 days
Truro
62 days
83 days
Halifax
---
89 days
Windsor
182 days
90 days
Sydney
292 days
90 days
Truro
76 days
92 days
Kentville
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97 days
North Sydney
97 days
98 days
Dartmouth
230 days
106 days
Bridgewater
28 days
106 days
Dartmouth
202 days
127 days
Bridgewater
260 days
133 days
Truro
50 days
134 days
Halifax
---
143 days
Halifax
46 days
144 days
Halifax
---
171 days
Sydney
121 days
174 days
Yarmouth
---
176 days
New Glasgow
117 days
177 days
Dartmouth
227 days
178 days
Yarmouth
---
181 days
Dartmouth
132 days
183 days
New Glasgow
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269 days
Halifax
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322 days
Halifax
194 days
329 days
Halifax
---
419 days
Halifax
83 days
503 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
---
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Yarmouth
4 days
8 days
Antigonish
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11 days
North Sydney
24 days
20 days
Halifax
18 days
23 days
Dartmouth
29 days
23 days
Kentville
15 days
25 days
Halifax
---
27 days
Bridgewater
16 days
27 days
Sydney
36 days
27 days
Kentville
45 days
29 days
Bridgewater
16 days
29 days
Bridgewater
22 days
29 days
Truro
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30 days
Bridgewater
17 days
30 days
New Glasgow
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30 days
Sydney
30 days
31 days
Halifax
15 days
31 days
Truro
---
33 days
Windsor
123 days
34 days
New Glasgow
49 days
39 days
Yarmouth
---
40 days
Dartmouth
38 days
40 days
Truro
25 days
43 days
Truro
32 days
44 days
Dartmouth
30 days
48 days
Dartmouth
45 days
48 days
Kentville
---
49 days
Halifax
70 days
54 days
Dartmouth
44 days
55 days
Halifax
---
56 days
Kentville
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57 days
Truro
22 days
58 days
Halifax
---
63 days
Kentville
16 days
64 days
Halifax
49 days
66 days
New Glasgow
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71 days
Yarmouth
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73 days
Halifax
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76 days
Halifax
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85 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Amherst
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