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 ?
191 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
243 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
77 days
177 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
260 days
209 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
191 days
362 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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167 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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243 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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96 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
18 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
40 days
55 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
30 days
69 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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120 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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84 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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68 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
43 days
79 days
Sydney
71 days
104 days
Antigonish
21 days
167 days
Halifax
51 days
140 days
Amherst
94 days
119 days
Sydney
96 days
130 days
Sydney
96 days
130 days
Dartmouth
96 days
203 days
Halifax
89 days
463 days
Halifax
419 days
517 days
Kentville
---
319 days
Halifax
---
643 days
Kentville
---
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Kentville
192 days
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Yarmouth
---
53 days
Halifax
72 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
29 days
30 days
Amherst
27 days
36 days
Halifax
16 days
51 days
Dartmouth
18 days
59 days
Halifax
17 days
69 days
Sydney
47 days
47 days
Sydney
47 days
47 days
Sydney
49 days
64 days
Antigonish
12 days
109 days
Halifax
97 days
78 days
Kentville
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53 days
Halifax
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202 days
Kentville
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Kentville
48 days
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Yarmouth
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32 days
Halifax
37 days
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