The Above Estimates Are Guidelines Only
These are calculated wait times based on recent published studies of wait times for bariatric surgery within the public healthcare system in Canada.
Wait Times May Vary Based On Changing Provincial Policy
Changing Provincial Policy and Resource Allocation may cause these wait times to grow longer or shorter. However, waiting lists have generally only grown longer during the past two decades.
These Wait Time Guidelines Are Pre-Covid
Wait times have increased for all types of surgery as hospitals deal with significant backlogs following the Covid pandemic. The numbers shown are based on published reports pre-pandemic.