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 ?
125 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
224 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
25 days
189 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
51 days
164 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
144 days
123 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
96 days
345 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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249 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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170 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
73 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
94 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
31 days
88 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
103 days
54 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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95 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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111 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
50 days
89 days
Halifax
56 days
102 days
Dartmouth
49 days
135 days
Sydney
81 days
146 days
Halifax
134 days
120 days
Amherst
145 days
120 days
Antigonish
29 days
310 days
Halifax
276 days
180 days
Halifax
70 days
435 days
Halifax
518 days
436 days
North Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Kentville
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171 days
Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
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57 days
Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
10 days
39 days
Halifax
30 days
37 days
Halifax
24 days
50 days
Kentville
33 days
53 days
Sydney
16 days
73 days
Halifax
44 days
51 days
Amherst
69 days
53 days
Antigonish
19 days
116 days
Halifax
40 days
191 days
Halifax
126 days
117 days
North Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Kentville
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139 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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29 days
Dartmouth
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