Service/Procedure Summary

Adult patients are 16 years old or older. During this surgery a doctor makes a small incision in the eardrum (Myringotomy) and places tubes inside the incision so that the middle ear space can clear fluid and equalize pressure.

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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
142 days
50 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
46 days
33 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
---
---
Dartmouth
---
359 days
Kentville
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Yarmouth
102 days
64 days
Kentville
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
---
---
Dartmouth
---
204 days
Kentville
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Yarmouth
33 days
30 days
Kentville
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.