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 ?
279 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
210 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
128 days
90 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
200 days
183 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
167 days
276 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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44 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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63 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
63 days
48 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
47 days
70 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
98 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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37 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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45 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
34 days
107 days
Yarmouth
50 days
105 days
Sydney
79 days
90 days
Sydney
132 days
92 days
Amherst
130 days
106 days
Halifax
41 days
254 days
Antigonish
38 days
310 days
Halifax
102 days
251 days
Halifax
405 days
503 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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94 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
20 days
37 days
Halifax
19 days
41 days
Sydney
16 days
49 days
Yarmouth
12 days
58 days
Sydney
36 days
52 days
Halifax
41 days
71 days
Amherst
63 days
50 days
Halifax
43 days
84 days
Antigonish
13 days
164 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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42 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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