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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
46 days
78 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
34 days
94 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
78 days
179 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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100 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
10 days
30 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
15 days
55 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
44 days
37 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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28 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
63 days
41 days
Truro
40 days
67 days
Truro
41 days
69 days
Truro
46 days
76 days
Halifax
96 days
99 days
Kentville
115 days
103 days
Sydney
49 days
181 days
Halifax
75 days
213 days
Halifax
193 days
162 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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52 days
Kentville
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111 days
Halifax
---
115 days
Sydney
---
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Dartmouth
---
61 days
Kentville
---
183 days
Dartmouth
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44 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
7 days
33 days
Truro
13 days
32 days
Kentville
22 days
25 days
Truro
14 days
43 days
Truro
16 days
42 days
Halifax
52 days
26 days
Halifax
28 days
60 days
Halifax
82 days
24 days
Halifax
76 days
49 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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41 days
Kentville
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34 days
Halifax
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33 days
Sydney
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Dartmouth
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30 days
Kentville
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28 days
Dartmouth
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38 days

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