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 ?
167 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
353 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
88 days
125 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
64 days
719 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
13 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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46 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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205 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
54 days
51 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
24 days
152 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
9 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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36 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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62 days
Truro
Colchester 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
Yarmouth
24 days
75 days
Antigonish
36 days
132 days
Dartmouth
86 days
153 days
Amherst
96 days
146 days
Sydney
130 days
195 days
Halifax
203 days
329 days
Halifax
277 days
311 days
Halifax
327 days
778 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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145 days
Kentville
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70 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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259 days
Dartmouth
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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700 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
12 days
40 days
Antigonish
12 days
62 days
Dartmouth
21 days
65 days
Amherst
46 days
68 days
Sydney
69 days
68 days
Halifax
33 days
152 days
Halifax
120 days
83 days
Halifax
56 days
177 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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69 days
Kentville
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57 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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170 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
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Halifax
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137 days

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