Service/Procedure Summary

This surgery is to treat a kidney stone, which is a solid mass that forms in the kidney or ureter. Kidney stones are formed from certain mineral substances in urine that create small crystals that turn into stones.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
78 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
119 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
38 days
102 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
119 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
64 days
145 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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94 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
15 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
40 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
30 days
69 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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27 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
84 days
45 days
Truro
56 days
80 days
Sydney
104 days
48 days
Kentville
91 days
82 days
Truro
83 days
100 days
Kentville
113 days
119 days
Halifax
116 days
420 days
Halifax
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Truro
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Halifax
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94 days
Sydney
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147 days
Kentville
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197 days
Halifax
---
51 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
44 days
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Kentville
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249 days
Dartmouth
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134 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
10 days
20 days
Truro
15 days
36 days
Truro
17 days
42 days
Halifax
35 days
32 days
Kentville
33 days
44 days
Kentville
31 days
66 days
Halifax
36 days
72 days
Halifax
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Truro
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Halifax
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47 days
Sydney
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31 days
Kentville
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51 days
Halifax
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24 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
31 days
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Kentville
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44 days
Dartmouth
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72 days

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