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 ?
77 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
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
33 days
68 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
86 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
89 days
115 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
77 days
704 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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105 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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164 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
19 days
55 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
24 days
51 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
50 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
16 days
76 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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41 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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147 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
20 days
146 days
Dartmouth
96 days
188 days
Halifax
88 days
212 days
North Sydney
94 days
219 days
Amherst
229 days
127 days
Kentville
192 days
168 days
Halifax
24 days
464 days
Halifax
159 days
463 days
Halifax
460 days
559 days
Kentville
---
404 days
Halifax
---
943 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
---
47 days
Sydney
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126 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
19 days
49 days
Amherst
33 days
40 days
Halifax
28 days
46 days
Dartmouth
32 days
50 days
North Sydney
46 days
48 days
Antigonish
7 days
90 days
Halifax
20 days
77 days
Halifax
105 days
64 days
Kentville
48 days
147 days
Kentville
---
118 days
Halifax
---
426 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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34 days
Sydney
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64 days

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