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 ?
110 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
203 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
62 days
108 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
94 days
94 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
206 days
119 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
105 days
487 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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203 days
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
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
13 days
51 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
22 days
51 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
46 days
45 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
81 days
30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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59 days
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
Antigonish
41 days
198 days
North Sydney
81 days
225 days
Amherst
255 days
149 days
Dartmouth
96 days
343 days
Halifax
29 days
464 days
Halifax
170 days
387 days
Halifax
88 days
646 days
Halifax
485 days
541 days
Kentville
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383 days
Halifax
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943 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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168 days
Yarmouth
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47 days
Sydney
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286 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
18 days
30 days
Halifax
23 days
49 days
Dartmouth
31 days
52 days
North Sydney
42 days
55 days
Amherst
54 days
43 days
Antigonish
12 days
97 days
Halifax
27 days
86 days
Halifax
96 days
74 days
Kentville
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138 days
Halifax
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487 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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112 days
Yarmouth
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34 days
Sydney
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64 days

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