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 ?
168 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
233 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
211 days
126 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
95 days
247 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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252 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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190 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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99 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
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
39 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
32 days
134 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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116 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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90 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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72 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
22 days
167 days
Dartmouth
54 days
186 days
Kentville
72 days
194 days
Halifax
43 days
238 days
Amherst
118 days
191 days
Glace Bay
154 days
181 days
Halifax
73 days
319 days
Halifax
64 days
329 days
Halifax
131 days
362 days
Kentville
339 days
162 days
Halifax
282 days
232 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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63 days
Sydney
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176 days
Halifax
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70 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
22 days
57 days
Dartmouth
15 days
68 days
Halifax
14 days
83 days
Glace Bay
24 days
78 days
Halifax
45 days
57 days
Halifax
19 days
85 days
Antigonish
20 days
90 days
Halifax
40 days
73 days
Kentville
37 days
90 days
Kentville
40 days
95 days
Halifax
145 days
64 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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36 days
Sydney
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91 days
Halifax
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41 days

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