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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
41 days
68 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
123 days
103 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
71 days
159 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
30 days
26 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
14 days
43 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
47 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
28 days
68 days
Truro
29 days
78 days
Kentville
63 days
62 days
Truro
38 days
95 days
Sydney
102 days
36 days
Halifax
112 days
35 days
Halifax
84 days
115 days
Sydney
57 days
175 days
Halifax
201 days
123 days
Halifax
71 days
315 days
Halifax
51 days
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Halifax
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51 days
Sydney
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100 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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71 days
Dartmouth
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Kentville
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164 days
Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
8 days
23 days
Truro
11 days
29 days
Sydney
17 days
27 days
Truro
8 days
38 days
Sydney
20 days
47 days
Truro
19 days
58 days
Halifax
31 days
51 days
Halifax
56 days
26 days
Halifax
29 days
83 days
Halifax
60 days
65 days
Halifax
28 days
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Halifax
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27 days
Sydney
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43 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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28 days
Dartmouth
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Kentville
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30 days
Dartmouth
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