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 ?
242 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
319 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
78 days
59 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
81 days
130 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
419 days
120 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
439 days
643 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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181 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
33 days
44 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
44 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
48 days
81 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
144 days
67 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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77 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
36 days
258 days
Dartmouth
57 days
317 days
Sydney
74 days
236 days
Halifax
88 days
478 days
Halifax
159 days
328 days
Amherst
186 days
149 days
Halifax
460 days
1063 days
Halifax
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943 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Antigonish
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198 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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286 days
Kentville
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404 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
44 days
Halifax
25 days
46 days
Halifax
25 days
34 days
Dartmouth
27 days
52 days
Sydney
30 days
91 days
Amherst
48 days
47 days
Halifax
131 days
80 days
Halifax
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454 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Antigonish
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90 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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77 days
Kentville
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319 days

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