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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
161 days
131 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
91 days
232 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
197 days
209 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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89 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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46 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
23 days
68 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
71 days
36 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
168 days
48 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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42 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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34 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
79 days
47 days
Truro
59 days
99 days
Halifax
62 days
103 days
Kentville
60 days
135 days
Sydney
169 days
126 days
Halifax
132 days
171 days
Sydney
197 days
117 days
Truro
92 days
299 days
Halifax
---
122 days
Sydney
---
210 days
Kentville
---
83 days
Kentville
---
117 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
---
95 days
Halifax
---
131 days
Kentville
---
93 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
20 days
Sydney
30 days
21 days
Truro
16 days
47 days
Kentville
19 days
45 days
Halifax
44 days
49 days
Truro
29 days
75 days
Halifax
36 days
83 days
Sydney
112 days
40 days
Halifax
---
40 days
Sydney
---
72 days
Kentville
---
43 days
Kentville
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45 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
---
22 days
Halifax
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48 days
Kentville
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28 days

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