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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
32 days
63 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
83 days
136 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
178 days
178 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
127 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
39 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
31 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
28 days
53 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
28 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
52 days
37 days
Sydney
32 days
62 days
Truro
60 days
83 days
Truro
39 days
129 days
Sydney
122 days
67 days
Halifax
81 days
179 days
Kentville
109 days
171 days
Halifax
90 days
387 days
Halifax
---
218 days
Truro
---
64 days
Halifax
---
94 days
Sydney
---
127 days
Kentville
---
197 days
Halifax
---
68 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Kentville
---
249 days
Dartmouth
---
134 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
17 days
32 days
Halifax
32 days
27 days
Truro
15 days
46 days
Sydney
24 days
40 days
Truro
16 days
48 days
Kentville
42 days
41 days
Halifax
34 days
55 days
Halifax
42 days
85 days
Halifax
---
37 days
Truro
---
37 days
Halifax
---
38 days
Sydney
---
47 days
Kentville
---
50 days
Halifax
---
23 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Kentville
---
60 days
Dartmouth
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61 days

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