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 ?
180 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
194 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
257 days
133 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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287 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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109 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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166 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
85 days
72 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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85 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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89 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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69 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
79 days
109 days
Glace Bay
72 days
161 days
Halifax
77 days
319 days
Kentville
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Halifax
301 days
308 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
21 days
167 days
Kentville
---
164 days
Halifax
97 days
491 days
Halifax
61 days
258 days
Yarmouth
---
63 days
Sydney
---
176 days
Dartmouth
30 days
137 days
Halifax
72 days
70 days
Halifax
24 days
238 days
Amherst
57 days
176 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
41 days
53 days
Glace Bay
28 days
47 days
Halifax
48 days
69 days
Kentville
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Halifax
106 days
66 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
14 days
97 days
Kentville
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126 days
Halifax
19 days
63 days
Halifax
38 days
60 days
Yarmouth
---
32 days
Sydney
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83 days
Dartmouth
9 days
55 days
Halifax
29 days
34 days
Halifax
11 days
70 days
Amherst
18 days
41 days

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