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 ?
183 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
310 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
29 days
92 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
70 days
120 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
173 days
254 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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338 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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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)
35 days
45 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
68 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
46 days
70 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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246 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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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
Yarmouth
50 days
89 days
Sydney
79 days
90 days
Dartmouth
70 days
107 days
Halifax
34 days
147 days
Halifax
53 days
142 days
Sydney
125 days
92 days
Amherst
129 days
106 days
Antigonish
37 days
338 days
Halifax
102 days
276 days
Halifax
321 days
436 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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Kentville
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
16 days
38 days
Halifax
22 days
32 days
Halifax
30 days
26 days
Dartmouth
22 days
44 days
Yarmouth
14 days
56 days
Sydney
31 days
53 days
Halifax
37 days
55 days
Amherst
63 days
57 days
Halifax
58 days
84 days
Antigonish
13 days
182 days
Antigonish
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North Sydney
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Kentville
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Dartmouth
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