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 ?
120 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
218 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
120 days
79 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
43 days
254 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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142 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)
27 days
43 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
77 days
23 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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81 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
29 days
132 days
Halifax
82 days
104 days
Halifax
143 days
58 days
Amherst
145 days
90 days
Sydney
107 days
155 days
Halifax
84 days
258 days
Dartmouth
22 days
338 days
Halifax
70 days
542 days
Halifax
710 days
726 days
North Sydney
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Kentville
50 days
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Kentville
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180 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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140 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
6 days
38 days
Halifax
21 days
51 days
Sydney
13 days
62 days
Halifax
42 days
35 days
Antigonish
12 days
85 days
Halifax
47 days
58 days
Amherst
71 days
42 days
Halifax
41 days
124 days
Halifax
59 days
121 days
North Sydney
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Kentville
35 days
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Kentville
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138 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
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57 days

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