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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
57 days
87 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
56 days
132 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
161 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
138 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
56 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
22 days
38 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
41 days
47 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
33 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
25 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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35 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
47 days
33 days
Truro
47 days
87 days
Sydney
102 days
44 days
Kentville
46 days
135 days
Truro
88 days
304 days
Halifax
97 days
344 days
Halifax
---
132 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
---
Sydney
---
196 days
Kentville
---
87 days
Halifax
78 days
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Halifax
---
---
Kentville
---
97 days
Dartmouth
---
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Halifax
---
98 days
Sydney
---
92 days
Halifax
---
85 days
Kentville
---
158 days
Dartmouth
---
79 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
19 days
Truro
10 days
35 days
Sydney
30 days
19 days
Kentville
16 days
44 days
Halifax
44 days
74 days
Truro
20 days
117 days
Halifax
---
36 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Sydney
---
69 days
Kentville
---
33 days
Halifax
46 days
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Halifax
---
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Kentville
---
33 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
---
23 days
Sydney
---
42 days
Halifax
---
30 days
Kentville
---
28 days
Dartmouth
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49 days

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