Service/Procedure Summary

Repair or removal of the spleen, an organ that is part of the immune system and is found on the left hand side of the upper abdomen.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
75 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
114 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time

Data is unavailable. Sometimes data is unavailable when it is not submitted to the Department of Health and Wellness, or there were a very small number of patients who recently received the procedure or service.

To find out more information you can contact the specialist or surgeon’s office directly. If you have additional questions contact the Nova Scotia Health Authority or the IWK Health Centre.

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time

Data is unavailable. Sometimes data is unavailable when it is not submitted to the Department of Health and Wellness, or there were a very small number of patients who recently received the procedure or service.

To find out more information you can contact the specialist or surgeon’s office directly. If you have additional questions contact the Nova Scotia Health Authority or the IWK Health Centre.

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