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 ?
134 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
32 days
46 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
45 days
86 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
65 days
154 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
83 days
133 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
24 days
37 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
25 days
41 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
33 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
38 days
67 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
32 days
181 days
Truro
49 days
129 days
Halifax
52 days
39 days
Truro
56 days
75 days
Halifax
75 days
210 days
Sydney
79 days
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Kentville
92 days
53 days
Dartmouth
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99 days
Kentville
---
183 days
Halifax
---
218 days
Halifax
---
134 days
Kentville
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196 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
80 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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81 days
Dartmouth
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71 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
11 days
33 days
Truro
19 days
52 days
Kentville
23 days
33 days
Truro
23 days
40 days
Sydney
33 days
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Halifax
39 days
99 days
Halifax
44 days
24 days
Dartmouth
---
44 days
Kentville
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59 days
Halifax
---
48 days
Halifax
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32 days
Kentville
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35 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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35 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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38 days
Dartmouth
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26 days

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