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 ?
139 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
328 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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292 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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317 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
80 days
324 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
30 days
61 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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110 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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166 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
82 days
104 days
Amherst
145 days
110 days
Antigonish
21 days
132 days
Sydney
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140 days
Kentville
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187 days
Sydney
91 days
189 days
Halifax
89 days
289 days
Dartmouth
52 days
317 days
Halifax
63 days
542 days
Halifax
561 days
556 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
---
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
---
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Kentville
94 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
41 days
42 days
Amherst
75 days
43 days
Halifax
29 days
59 days
Sydney
---
84 days
Sydney
13 days
87 days
Antigonish
11 days
90 days
Halifax
39 days
131 days
Halifax
40 days
134 days
Kentville
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172 days
Dartmouth
9 days
249 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
38 days
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