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 ?
136 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
490 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
91 days
75 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
53 days
205 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
247 days
673 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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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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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
15 days
63 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
43 days
42 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
61 days
92 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
6 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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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
43 days
69 days
Antigonish
36 days
101 days
Amherst
96 days
121 days
Dartmouth
70 days
153 days
Sydney
113 days
205 days
Halifax
159 days
329 days
Halifax
82 days
700 days
Halifax
277 days
534 days
Halifax
338 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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72 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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259 days
Dartmouth
83 days
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
16 days
44 days
Dartmouth
7 days
57 days
Antigonish
11 days
62 days
Amherst
46 days
59 days
Sydney
58 days
66 days
Halifax
30 days
104 days
Halifax
27 days
205 days
Halifax
56 days
177 days
Halifax
131 days
127 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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31 days
Kentville
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69 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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170 days
Dartmouth
63 days
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Sydney
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