Service/Procedure Summary

This surgery, also called thyroidectomy, removes all or part of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate metabolism.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
215 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
415 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
16 days
142 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
91 days
113 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
195 days
378 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
315 days
561 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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175 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
22 days
41 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
13 days
71 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
53 days
37 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
65 days
131 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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74 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
35 days
72 days
Yarmouth
63 days
69 days
Antigonish
29 days
142 days
Amherst
96 days
123 days
Dartmouth
83 days
175 days
Dartmouth
74 days
269 days
Sydney
199 days
337 days
Halifax
214 days
336 days
Halifax
275 days
353 days
Halifax
338 days
690 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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Sydney
23 days
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Halifax
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Kentville
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259 days
Halifax
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700 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
25 days
37 days
Antigonish
11 days
64 days
Dartmouth
7 days
73 days
Kentville
22 days
69 days
Amherst
48 days
50 days
Dartmouth
63 days
60 days
Sydney
60 days
68 days
Halifax
33 days
104 days
Halifax
65 days
86 days
Halifax
63 days
167 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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Sydney
18 days
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Halifax
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Kentville
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170 days
Halifax
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205 days

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