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 ?
77 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
157 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
40 days
142 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
81 days
165 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
92 days
168 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
25 days
64 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
44 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
35 days
43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
56 days
73 days
Sydney
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45 days
Dartmouth
---
71 days
Halifax
---
218 days
Truro
46 days
127 days
Dartmouth
---
44 days
Truro
28 days
69 days
Halifax
75 days
210 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
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80 days
Halifax
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Halifax
63 days
38 days
Kentville
---
168 days
Halifax
---
130 days
Kentville
---
208 days
Sydney
49 days
181 days
Kentville
115 days
53 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
19 days
40 days
Sydney
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21 days
Dartmouth
---
30 days
Halifax
---
64 days
Truro
19 days
57 days
Dartmouth
---
40 days
Truro
12 days
36 days
Halifax
42 days
93 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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26 days
Halifax
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Halifax
40 days
24 days
Kentville
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52 days
Halifax
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32 days
Kentville
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37 days
Sydney
16 days
35 days
Kentville
31 days
28 days

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