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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
83 days
82 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
63 days
138 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
122 days
249 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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64 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
14 days
39 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
56 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
61 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
33 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
52 days
37 days
Sydney
32 days
100 days
Truro
58 days
75 days
Kentville
109 days
53 days
Sydney
122 days
46 days
Truro
46 days
133 days
Halifax
74 days
210 days
Halifax
---
218 days
Halifax
---
81 days
Sydney
---
106 days
Kentville
---
196 days
Halifax
---
134 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Dartmouth
---
71 days
Kentville
---
199 days
Dartmouth
---
134 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
16 days
33 days
Sydney
33 days
20 days
Halifax
44 days
21 days
Kentville
34 days
33 days
Truro
17 days
52 days
Truro
24 days
46 days
Halifax
37 days
86 days
Halifax
---
52 days
Halifax
---
33 days
Sydney
---
35 days
Kentville
---
34 days
Halifax
---
32 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
---
28 days
Kentville
---
55 days
Dartmouth
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44 days

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