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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
106 days
58 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
191 days
59 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
46 days
69 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
266 days
77 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
57 days
88 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
91 days
91 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
134 days
98 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
224 days
127 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
51 days
143 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
52 days
180 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
128 days
210 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
141 days
342 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 Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
28 days
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
22 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
23 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
74 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
21 days
24 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
23 days
31 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
32 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 days
40 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
32 days
40 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
34 days
45 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
30 days
53 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
28 days
58 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 Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Dartmouth
45 days
32 days
Yarmouth
21 days
32 days
Bridgewater
106 days
34 days
Bridgewater
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40 days
Kentville
111 days
40 days
Truro
---
43 days
New Glasgow
---
46 days
Yarmouth
---
51 days
Halifax
46 days
52 days
Sydney
135 days
53 days
Bridgewater
33 days
55 days
North Sydney
28 days
58 days
Kentville
85 days
80 days
Truro
90 days
82 days
Halifax
193 days
85 days
Truro
309 days
86 days
Sydney
292 days
94 days
Dartmouth
286 days
104 days
Halifax
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110 days
Bridgewater
52 days
121 days
New Glasgow
68 days
126 days
Dartmouth
147 days
127 days
Dartmouth
386 days
127 days
Antigonish
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128 days
Halifax
---
136 days
Truro
43 days
141 days
Halifax
---
143 days
Kentville
87 days
149 days
Halifax
195 days
174 days
Yarmouth
57 days
176 days
Dartmouth
200 days
178 days
Halifax
---
185 days
Halifax
31 days
188 days
New Glasgow
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210 days
Dartmouth
182 days
286 days
Halifax
130 days
360 days
Halifax
83 days
456 days
Halifax
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523 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
113 days
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Yarmouth
11 days
12 days
Sydney
49 days
15 days
Bridgewater
20 days
17 days
North Sydney
22 days
20 days
Dartmouth
23 days
20 days
Kentville
25 days
23 days
Halifax
14 days
24 days
Halifax
9 days
24 days
Bridgewater
---
27 days
New Glasgow
---
28 days
Sydney
64 days
29 days
Dartmouth
43 days
31 days
Antigonish
---
31 days
Bridgewater
17 days
34 days
Truro
---
36 days
Halifax
129 days
37 days
Yarmouth
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37 days
Bridgewater
23 days
38 days
Halifax
64 days
39 days
Yarmouth
33 days
39 days
Dartmouth
50 days
41 days
Dartmouth
30 days
42 days
Kentville
12 days
43 days
Halifax
---
45 days
Truro
34 days
45 days
Truro
25 days
45 days
Halifax
---
46 days
Truro
31 days
51 days
New Glasgow
22 days
51 days
Dartmouth
29 days
60 days
Halifax
32 days
63 days
New Glasgow
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66 days
Halifax
73 days
68 days
Halifax
---
71 days
Dartmouth
31 days
72 days
Kentville
21 days
72 days
Halifax
---
89 days
Halifax
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102 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Kentville
22 days
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Amherst
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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