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 ?
169 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
125 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
99 days
90 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
90 days
142 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
169 days
113 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
227 days
122 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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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
20 days
27 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
21 days
46 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
18 days
70 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
84 days
45 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
22 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley 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
Halifax
56 days
102 days
Sydney
81 days
109 days
Halifax
149 days
84 days
Amherst
147 days
112 days
Dartmouth
160 days
107 days
Halifax
276 days
48 days
Antigonish
38 days
338 days
Halifax
70 days
366 days
Halifax
385 days
436 days
North Sydney
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Kentville
34 days
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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77 days
Sydney
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183 days
Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
21 days
35 days
Dartmouth
30 days
37 days
Halifax
26 days
41 days
Halifax
35 days
40 days
Sydney
23 days
68 days
Amherst
69 days
54 days
Halifax
40 days
98 days
Antigonish
22 days
172 days
Halifax
134 days
101 days
North Sydney
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Kentville
16 days
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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48 days
Sydney
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35 days
Dartmouth
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