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 ?
168 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
178 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
82 days
73 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
49 days
121 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
106 days
72 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
90 days
92 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
132 days
69 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
134 days
100 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
61 days
206 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
59 days
210 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
228 days
58 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
271 days
77 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
259 days
178 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
163 days
349 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
16 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
14 days
32 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
21 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
25 days
35 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
35 days
28 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
34 days
44 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
24 days
58 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
37 days
50 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
41 days
47 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
36 days
59 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
73 days
25 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
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Sydney
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49 days
North Sydney
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45 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
---
51 days
Halifax
193 days
85 days
Halifax
---
185 days
New Glasgow
---
46 days
Halifax
82 days
456 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
57 days
149 days
Sydney
292 days
98 days
New Glasgow
128 days
210 days
Halifax
---
78 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
252 days
30 days
Halifax
---
136 days
Bridgewater
79 days
121 days
New Glasgow
---
68 days
Kentville
85 days
80 days
Halifax
44 days
188 days
Sydney
90 days
47 days
Bridgewater
33 days
55 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
182 days
286 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
386 days
162 days
Dartmouth
147 days
127 days
Halifax
---
523 days
Bridgewater
57 days
73 days
Truro
53 days
142 days
Dartmouth
200 days
178 days
Halifax
46 days
58 days
Antigonish
---
206 days
Halifax
---
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Truro
42 days
43 days
Amherst
---
29 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
21 days
36 days
Halifax
195 days
196 days
Truro
73 days
82 days
Dartmouth
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Truro
365 days
86 days
Halifax
---
84 days
Kentville
102 days
149 days
Halifax
130 days
360 days
Halifax
---
123 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
133 days
30 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
286 days
142 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
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Sydney
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40 days
North Sydney
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20 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
---
28 days
Halifax
129 days
37 days
Halifax
---
64 days
New Glasgow
---
28 days
Halifax
34 days
76 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
26 days
34 days
Sydney
110 days
25 days
New Glasgow
57 days
34 days
Halifax
---
50 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
25 days
23 days
Halifax
---
52 days
Bridgewater
24 days
38 days
New Glasgow
---
31 days
Kentville
12 days
43 days
Halifax
14 days
52 days
Sydney
39 days
15 days
Bridgewater
14 days
34 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
43 days
34 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
42 days
50 days
Dartmouth
30 days
78 days
Halifax
---
80 days
Bridgewater
40 days
34 days
Truro
33 days
46 days
Dartmouth
48 days
81 days
Halifax
15 days
26 days
Antigonish
---
47 days
Halifax
---
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Truro
25 days
29 days
Amherst
---
26 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
10 days
12 days
Halifax
64 days
47 days
Truro
22 days
43 days
Dartmouth
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Truro
38 days
45 days
Halifax
---
43 days
Kentville
58 days
66 days
Halifax
73 days
76 days
Halifax
---
102 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
17 days
17 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
42 days
42 days

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