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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
39 days
67 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
61 days
77 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
67 days
181 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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37 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
13 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
29 days
38 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
39 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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13 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
32 days
48 days
Halifax
84 days
40 days
Truro
60 days
82 days
Truro
35 days
133 days
Kentville
122 days
77 days
Kentville
92 days
171 days
Halifax
113 days
179 days
Halifax
90 days
420 days
Halifax
---
64 days
Truro
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Halifax
---
94 days
Sydney
---
135 days
Kentville
---
86 days
Halifax
---
68 days
Halifax
---
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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
13 days
19 days
Truro
15 days
45 days
Truro
17 days
44 days
Halifax
39 days
26 days
Kentville
35 days
38 days
Kentville
27 days
46 days
Halifax
35 days
55 days
Halifax
34 days
77 days
Halifax
---
23 days
Truro
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Halifax
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44 days
Sydney
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23 days
Kentville
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40 days
Halifax
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25 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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53 days
Dartmouth
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72 days

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