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 ?
313 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
434 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
289 days
128 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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243 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
313 days
541 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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336 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
31 days
284 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
393 days
470 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
36 days
50 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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47 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
140 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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125 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
96 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
129 days
69 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
214 days
134 days
Antigonish
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198 days
Dartmouth
57 days
317 days
Halifax
153 days
387 days
Halifax
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454 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
61 days
606 days
Halifax
82 days
258 days
Halifax
313 days
556 days
Kentville
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383 days
Kentville
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Kentville
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168 days
Sydney
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286 days
Sydney
35 days
236 days
Yarmouth
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50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
67 days
53 days
Antigonish
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93 days
Dartmouth
24 days
48 days
Halifax
29 days
81 days
Halifax
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381 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
33 days
61 days
Halifax
27 days
34 days
Halifax
48 days
135 days
Kentville
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131 days
Kentville
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Kentville
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113 days
Sydney
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76 days
Sydney
13 days
82 days
Yarmouth
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