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 ?
165 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
391 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
76 days
146 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
45 days
337 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
413 days
239 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
126 days
569 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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145 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
43 days
63 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
63 days
59 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
31 days
131 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
19 days
199 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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92 days
Windsor
Hants Community 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
Antigonish
40 days
111 days
Halifax
60 days
175 days
Dartmouth
80 days
160 days
Glace Bay
77 days
166 days
Kentville
69 days
194 days
Amherst
116 days
247 days
Kentville
339 days
162 days
Halifax
118 days
427 days
Halifax
257 days
386 days
Halifax
140 days
651 days
Dartmouth
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133 days
Dartmouth
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133 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
11 days
64 days
Antigonish
20 days
76 days
Glace Bay
37 days
70 days
Halifax
44 days
74 days
Kentville
41 days
81 days
Kentville
39 days
84 days
Halifax
25 days
105 days
Halifax
24 days
110 days
Amherst
29 days
118 days
Halifax
142 days
96 days
Dartmouth
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56 days
Dartmouth
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56 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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Halifax
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