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 ?
96 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
220 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
69 days
112 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
92 days
90 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
207 days
371 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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58 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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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
37 days
42 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
52 days
60 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
41 days
77 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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50 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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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
36 days
72 days
Sydney
51 days
60 days
Yarmouth
63 days
105 days
Antigonish
19 days
154 days
Dartmouth
34 days
153 days
Amherst
93 days
116 days
Bridgewater
64 days
175 days
Sydney
195 days
205 days
Halifax
214 days
235 days
Halifax
247 days
353 days
Halifax
326 days
690 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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North Sydney
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207 days
Halifax
41 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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217 days
Halifax
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700 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
8 days
36 days
Sydney
22 days
36 days
Yarmouth
21 days
44 days
Bridgewater
15 days
56 days
Antigonish
10 days
76 days
Kentville
24 days
68 days
Amherst
53 days
50 days
Sydney
63 days
62 days
Halifax
49 days
77 days
Halifax
42 days
84 days
Halifax
63 days
144 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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North Sydney
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62 days
Halifax
25 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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123 days
Halifax
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160 days
Halifax
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