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 ?
305 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
395 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
31 days
249 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
201 days
174 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
305 days
646 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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546 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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322 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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387 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
23 days
96 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
29 days
49 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
146 days
85 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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203 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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75 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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133 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
12 days
198 days
Sydney
31 days
236 days
Halifax
61 days
646 days
Halifax
82 days
104 days
Kentville
94 days
340 days
Halifax
105 days
317 days
Dartmouth
120 days
343 days
Amherst
186 days
126 days
Halifax
460 days
556 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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286 days
Kentville
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180 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
7 days
93 days
Sydney
9 days
96 days
Halifax
25 days
68 days
Dartmouth
25 days
56 days
Halifax
32 days
35 days
Halifax
34 days
84 days
Kentville
47 days
131 days
Halifax
48 days
168 days
Amherst
71 days
54 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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76 days
Kentville
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138 days

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